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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"

the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06

[UK-Northern Ireland] LETTER: McELWEE: Plain packaging for tobacco will help save lives

Cancer Focus NI believes that standardised packaging of tobacco products will help protect our future generations...any new regulations must be put before parliament by mid-January so that a vote can be taken in March. Standardised packaging could and sh
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2015 09:36

[UK-Northern Ireland] Gallahers cigarette factory 'to shut' with loss of 1000 Ballymena jobs

excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume contraction in a number of key European countries. "This is compounded by the need to comply with legislation, including the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), which
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 13:39

[UK-Northern Ireland] Car smoking ban: Campaign for NI to protect children

A Northern Ireland charity has urged politicians to act quickly and impose a ban on smoking in cars when children are present. Chest, Heart and Stroke said Northern Ireland (NICHS) was in danger of becoming left behind.
BBC Online
added Apr 4, 2014 11:19

[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco: Smuggling: 20 Mar 2014: Hansard Written Answers

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the loss of revenue arising from cigarette smuggling across the land border with the Republic of Ireland. (uk)
added Mar 25, 2014 19:34

[UK-Northern Ireland] World COPD Day – stop smoking now to cut the risk

In 2013, 34,522 people in Northern Ireland were registered as having the life-threatening lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which is caused primarily by smoking. COPD kills millions of people every year globally and the World He
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04

[UK-Northern Ireland] 900 lung cancer cases diagnosed in Northern Ireland annually

The agency estimates that smoking cigarettes is the single biggest factor in 90% of lung cancer cases. They also suggest that smoking one cigarette a day triples your risk of contracting the disease. Friday marks the start of lung cancer awareness month
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2013 08:03

[UK-Northern Ireland] Edwin Poots urged to take lead over plain cigarette packages

Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to "take the lead" and push forward legislation introducing plain cigarette packages in Northern Ireland.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 16, 2013 02:30

[UK-Northern Ireland] Health Minister Poots urged to back plain cigarette packs

Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to back moves to introduce standardised, unbranded packaging for cigarettes. The call was made by the charity, Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS).
BBC Online
added May 30, 2013 01:39

[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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