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[UK-Northern Ireland] Edwin Poots plans to ban teens from buying e-cigarettes

A public consultation has been launched by the minister, which aims to restrict the sale of nicotine-containing products to adults... Mr Poots added: "While it appears that the use of e-cigarettes by never-smokers is very low, there are concerns that the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 4, 2014 09:56
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Southern Health Trust ban use of e-cigarettes

The use of e-cigarettes are to be banned from all local hospitals and Southern Trust properties. The Southern Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy (2008) which applies to all staff, patients, visitors and contractors. The policy was revised recently to i
Tyrone Times (uk)
added Jul 15, 2014 11:03

[UK-Northern Ireland] 11-Year-Old Girls Find E-Cigarettes 'Appealing'

Young people find e-cigarettes highly appealing, according to independent research commissioned by Public Health Wales. Girls as young as 11 and 12 have experience of using e-cigarettes and obtain them easily from friends, parents, shops and pizza plac
4NI-Northern Ireland on the Internet (uk)
added Jun 19, 2014 12:40
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking warning following fire deaths

The Fire Service has issued a warning to the public about the dangers of smoking after three recent deaths thought to have been caused by careless disposal of cigarettes.
UTV (Ulster Television)
added Jun 5, 2014 10:58

[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking warning after three house fire deaths

The Fire and Rescue Service has warned of the dangers of smoking in the home following three deaths in separate accidental house fires in recent days. In at least two of the incidents, smoking materials may have contributed, according to the fire service
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2014 08:20

[UK-Northern Ireland] Stormont Group Says More Cancer Could Be Prevented

Almost 12,800 people in Northern Ireland are diagnosed with cancer each year and a significant number of these could be prevented through greater awareness, a new report from the All Party Group on Cancer (APGC) at Stormont has revealed.
4NI-Northern Ireland on the Internet (uk)
added Apr 11, 2014 11:21

[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

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Electronic Cigarettes: Northern Ireland: 26 Mar 2014: Hansard Written Answers: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions he has had with the Northern Ireland Executive on electronic cigarettes. (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:45

[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

[Eastern Europe, UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland] Criminal gangs link to one in ten cigarettes

tobacco smuggling in Scotland has risen by a third in the past two years and is being used to fund paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland and Eastern European criminal gangs, according to a new report.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:09
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