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[UK-Northern Ireland] Assembly Approves Tobacco Sale Bill

TOUGH new measures to discourage the sale of tobacco to children have been passed by the northern Ireland assembly. The Tobacco Retailers Bill creates a register of traders and introduces steps to deal with persistent offenders. It aims to restrict the a
The Irish News (uk)
added Feb 20, 2014 11:17
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[UK-Northern Ireland] New law to crack down on sales of cigarettes to children

The Tobacco Retailers Bill creates a register of traders and introduces steps to deal with persistent offenders. It aims to restrict the availability of cigarettes to those aged under 18 and target adults who buy for children.
BBC Online
added Feb 20, 2014 11:08
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Poll: Should Northern Ireland ban smoking in cars where children are passengers?

The call came from the Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Association which warned that many motorists are harming their own children's health. The intervention came ahead of a vote in the House of Commons today on whether or not people should be p
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 15:37
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs vote to outlaw branded cigarette packaging

Northern Ireland Assembly voted to accept the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes, on 3 Februarory 2014. Members were voting on a legislative consent motion on the Children and Families Bill. The vote will now allow Westminster
BBC Online
added Feb 4, 2014 06:34
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarette ban for under-18s

E-cigarette ban for under-18s The coalition plans to introduce new legislation to ban under-18s from buying electronic cigarettes 25 January 2014 The Government is to introduce new legislation to ban under-18s from buying electronic cigarettes. The C
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:08
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI to be included in UK cigarette plain packaging law

A last-minute compromise has paved the way for Northern Ireland to be included in a new UK law to force cigarette makers to use plain packaging. There had been concerns that the Stormont Executive was going to miss the deadline set by the government.
BBC Online
added Jan 23, 2014 16:22
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] A TOBACCO-FREE FUTURE: AN ALL-ISLAND REPORT ON TOBACCO, INEQUALITIES AND CHILDHOOD (PDF)

The central aim of the report is to contribute to knowledge on the exposure of children to the harmful effects of tobacco smoke at various stages of their development. The findings of the report can support policy makers and service providers in their ef
Institute of Public Health in Ireland (ie) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2013 13:48
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland

SMOKING RATES AMONG children and pregnant women are down in the last decade, both north and south of the border, according to a report published today. While the report, by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and the TobaccoFree Research Ins
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:41
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[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
HealthCanal.com
added Nov 20, 2013 07:04
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley warns of severe job losses at JTI if tobacco directives get green light

Should the proposals for minimum pack sizes and plain packaging for cigarettes come to fruition on December 10 then JTI would have to confirm over 300 job losses ‘quite literally overnight’, according to North Antrim MP Ian Paisley. Mr. Paisley made the
Ballymena Times (uk)
added Nov 19, 2013 18:02
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