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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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[UK-Northern Ireland] Tobacco sponsorship ‘undermines’ City of Culture success - Anderson

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has said a major tobacco company’s sponsorship of City of Culture events undermines the success of the year. Ms Anderson was speaking after it emerged that Japan International Tobacco (JTI), the parent company of the Galla
Derry Journal (uk)
added Nov 16, 2013 01:51
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[Egypt, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Suez Canal attack by al-Qaida blew Irish cigarette smuggling ring

The smuggler whose container of cigarettes was hit by a rocket fired by al-Qaida on the Suez Canal has become the number one target for gardai. Investigations have shown that the man, in his mid-40s, has become one of Ireland's richest smugglers, supply
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:35
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[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
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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI is UK regions' counterfeit capital, says report

The report, Counterfeit Goods in the UK - Who is buying what, and why?, said adults regularly bought counterfeit alcohol, cigarettes, medicines, films and music, clothes and car parts.
BBC Online
added Oct 3, 2013 03:42
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Trust to implement total ban on smoking

SMOKING is set to be banned outright at the Tyrone County Hospital in Omagh after the Western Trust announced its intention to become the North’s first ‘smoke free’ health body. It will implement the smoke-free policy to co-incide with National No Smoki
Ulster Herald (uk)
added Sep 12, 2013 12:50
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