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[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast cut-price cigs contained rat droppings and human faeces

may seem like a steal at £3.50. But they've been found to contain droppings from rodents as well as human excrement...often used to help finance organised crime and terrorism. On Friday, the Belfast Telegraph joined a team of investigators carrying out
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:31

[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking causes 90% of lung cancers, watchdog reveals

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is calling on smokers to give up the habit to reduce their chances of getting lung cancer. "Smoking cigarettes is the biggest risk factor for lung cancer and is responsible for around 90% of all cases," Colette Rogers of t
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:00

[UK-Northern Ireland] Wrightbus to buy Gallahers tobacco plant in Ballymena

The agreement with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will enable Wrightbus to expand it already sizeable operations in the Co Antrim town.
The Irish News (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:33

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Responsible Tobacco Retailing scheme extends to N Ireland

Over 90 retailers across Northern Ireland will be visited by mystery shoppers throughout the month as a compliance programme is rolled out to reduce the risk of underage access to tobacco. The Responsible Tobacco Retailing (RTR) programme was launched i
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16

[UK-Northern Ireland] Motorist drops appeal over drink-driving conviction he claims was linked to vaping

Last month a court rejected what was believed to have been the first attempted defence of its kind in the UK - that alcohol in an e-cigarette caused a police breathalyser machine to show a man was almost twice the drink drive limit. Aaron Galbraith, a 35
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:26

[UK-Northern Ireland] Belfast Telegraph Smoking materials main cause of fire deaths in Northern Ireland

"When it comes to fatalities, the reality is that smoking materials are by far the biggest cause, with 13 people tragically losing their lives in these types of fires in the last three years. This is a fact we cannot ignore." Since 2013, fire crews have
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:49

[UK-Northern Ireland] Police issue cigarette warning to drivers after motorway oil spill

A MAJOR oil spill affecting motorway traffic has led to police warning drivers not to discard lit cigarettes on the road.
The Irish News (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33

[UK-Northern Ireland] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57

[UK-Northern Ireland] MLAs urged to match £5m job support fund for tobacco firm staff

A total of 870 jobs will be lost when production ends at the Co Antrim factory next year. Some 500 people have already been made redundant. Yesterday, JTI announced the creation of the £5m fund to support job creation and skills development for workers
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:46

[UK-Northern Ireland] Trust thanks the public for keeping sites smoke free

The Southern Health and Social Care Trust has thanked local communities for their compliance to the new ‘Smoke Free Sites’ policy. The Smoke Free Sites policy was introduced on 9 March and means that smoking and the use of e-cigarettes is no longer permi
Dromore Leader (uk)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:47
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