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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking related house fires killed seven people in last year

Seven people died due to house fires caused by smoking last year, the fire service has said. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service attended 69 accidental blazes linked to the habit.
The News Letter (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 16:45

[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Trust facilities to go smoke free

The facilities and grounds of the Northern Health and Social Care Trust will become smoke free areas from March 9. In line with Northern Ireland’s other health and social care sites, smoking will not be allowed in any Northern Trust areas – including al
Larne Times (uk)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:42

[UK-Northern Ireland] NI Assembly votes to ban smoking in cars with children

The debate heard it is unlikely that smoking in vehicles carrying children will be banned until early 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly members have voted in favour of introducing a ban on smoking in vehicles when children are present.
BBC Online
added Feb 23, 2016 15:56

[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking ban for all hospital grounds in Northern Ireland

It means staff patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke at the entrance of buildings, in car parks or even inside cars on trust premises. Chief medical officer Dr Michael McBride said: "Smoking not only has a human cost. With one third o
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:46

[UK-Northern Ireland] Video: Liam Neeson urges people to attend Ballymena jobs rally as James Nesbitt gives backing

Regional Secretary of Unite Jimmy Kelly welcomed the support. He said: “The Rally For A Future campaign was launched by workers in Michelin and JTI-Gallaher factories who faced redundancy when it was announced that their factories would close.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:23

[UK-Northern Ireland] Hollywood actor Liam Neeson backs Ballymena jobs rally

Almost 2,000 people will lose their jobs when Michelin and JTI Gallaher close.... In October 2014, cigarette maker JTI Gallaher announced it would be shutting its plant in the town with the loss of 800 jobs.
BBC Online
added Feb 5, 2016 14:23
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Just one warden is employed to enforce RVH’s total smoking ban

T HE entire grounds of the Royal Victoria Hospital are about to become a smoke-free zone – but with just one smoking warden employed to enforce the ban across the massive site. The tough new policy will come into effect from Wednesday, March 9 – Nationa
Belfast Media Group (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:12

[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] New smoking campaign highlights ‘one in two’ risk of habit

The damaging impact of smoking is being highlighted in Northern Ireland’s new campaign to tackle smoking prevalence, which has been launched by the Public Health Agency (PHA). Sadly one in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease, so this
Farming Life (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:28

[UK-Northern Ireland] Under-staffing will prevent smoking ban being enforced

trying to introduce legislation that will make it an offence to smoke in a vehicle in which under-18s are present....Police Federation for Northern Ireland (PFNI) argues that policing the ban will be difficult in the current climate, as its officers are a
Police Professional (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:28

[UK-Northern Ireland] Ministers aims to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Addressing the Assembly in Belfast, Mr Hamilton said he had responded to concerns raised when a prohibition was not incorporated into the first draft of his proposed Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. "Many were understandably concerned at the omis
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:25
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