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[UK-Northern Ireland] Most Northern Ireland adults obese or overweight

The drop in smokers continues the overall downward trend since the 1980s. Further analysis of the figures shows that those in deprived areas are three times more likely to smoke than those in affluent areas. However, according to a leading charity, the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:59
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Health survey Northern Ireland: first results 2016/17

Department of Health Northern Ireland (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:07
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[UK-Northern Ireland] New bespoke ashtray ballot boxes uses butts to vote

Ballot bins where you vote with a cigarette butt on topical issues could soon be installed in the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council area. The ‘bespoke’ bins will have two areas to put out a cigarette and vote on relevant local issues with a windo
Derry Now (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’

Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Huge drop in smokers using services to quit sparks calls for new NHS strategy

A steep decline in the amount of people using services available to stop smoking has led to calls for the Department of Health to review its strategy. Figures released yesterday reveal that almost 2,700 fewer people availed of NHS-backed services to
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:01
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Statistics on smoking cessation services In Northern Ireland: Four week follow up figures for 2016/17 and 52 week follow up figures for 2015/16

A total of 18,637 people set a quit date through the smoking cessation services in 2016/17. This is a decrease of 2,648 (12%) on the previous year. There has been a decline in the number of people accessing smoking cessation services over the last five y
Northern Ireland Department of Health (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:07
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco workers ‘furious’ over JTI’s plan to close DB scheme

Tobacco workers at Gallaher’s are “furious” over its parent company’s plans to close its final salary defined benefit scheme to future accrual. According to union Unite, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) plans to close the UK scheme on 31 December 2017
Pensions Age Magazine (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 12:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] 50% Rise In Lung Cancer Cases Among Women - Report

The Queen's University research revealed a 37% increase in the number of lung cancer cases diagnosed since 2006... "Twice as many men than women had lung cancer in 1996 but fast-forward twenty years and a similar number of men and women are being diagnos
4NI-Northern Ireland on the Internet (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 13:29
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Consultation launched on age restriction for sale of e-cigarettes

A consultation has been launched over introducing an age restriction for the sale of e-cigarettes. At present, Northern Ireland is the only UK country where there are no legal restrictions on the age of sale for e-cigarettes The Department of Health h
Belfast Live
added Sep 5, 2017 15:18
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland retailers 'the worst in UK' at asking for proof of age when selling alcohol

we have found that those that introduce regular independent testing programmes see compliance levels improve dramatically which reduces the risk of alcohol, tobacco and other harmful products getting into the hands of children.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:15
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