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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland child health 'among worst in W Europe'

The widening gap between rich and poor is putting the health of Northern Ireland's children at risk... "Poverty is having a devastating effect on families - with smoking and drinking alcohol, poor mental health and obesity amongst children and young peopl
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:09

[France, UK-Northern Ireland] Sniffer dog finds two tonnes of tobacco on lorry at Rosslare Europort

The Polish-registered lorry, which was supposed to be carrying a cargo of plastic, was stopped at Rosslare Europort after driving off a ferry from Cherbourg in France. The illegal tobacco had a retail value of more than a million euro and if sold it wou
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 7, 2017 14:50

[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

[UK-Northern Ireland] Ask the Dentist: New e-cigarette laws welcome but solution is to quit

“Many have found vaping highly effective in their bid to quit smoking but the long-term goal should be to do neither. There are many e-cigarette users out there who have vaped for three, four, five-plus years. Given the links between gum disease and wide
The Irish News (uk)
added May 24, 2017 23:23

[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking ban in Northern Ireland is 10 years old

IT'S hard to believe that just a decade ago our offices, shops and restaurants were filled with smoke. And as Northern Ireland celebrates the 10th anniversary of the ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces and workplaces this week, local charity Cancer
The Irish News (uk)
added May 3, 2017 01:59

[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Huge haul of cigarettes and fuel seized by Revenue

Almost 45 million cigarettes worth €23.5m were seized in 2016... Trade group Retailers Against Smuggling said the continued problem showed the Government needed to provide more resources to combat smuggling, particularly in light of Brexit.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 1, 2017 22:15

[UK-Northern Ireland] JTI tobacco factory closure delayed for five months

The remaining staff at the JTI tobacco factory in County Antrim are to get an extra five months of work as the closure of the plant has been delayed. The final 60 staff were due to leave the Ballymena factory in May but will now be kept on until October,
BBC Online
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47

[UK-Northern Ireland] 30k cigarettes and 20kgs of tobacco seized by taxman

Over 30,000 cigarettes and almost 20 kilogrammes of tobacco have been seized by the taxman during the raid of a house in Limavady on Wednesday. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed the cigarettes and Hand Rolling tobacco (HRT) were confiscated followin
Derry Journal (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 21:12

[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast home's smoking rules not enforced when fire that killed gran started, inquest told

A care home's smoking rules were not being properly enforced when a fire broke out in the bedroom of an 81-year-old grandmother with dementia, an inquest was told yesterday. Kathleen Fegan died in hospital on April 11, 2012, after the fire at the Owe
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:42

[UK-Northern Ireland] No ifs, no Butts: How did they break the smoking habit of a lifetime?

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is urging smokers to ditch the habit for good on No Smoking Day tomorrow - and they will help you. Smoking causes 25% of all cancers in Northern Ireland and is our greatest cause of preventable death and disease, the charit
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:17
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