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[UK-Northern Ireland] NI could ban smoking in cars where children are present

The health minister has announced an amendment to a bill currently going through the assembly. This would make it illegal to smoke when children are present in a vehicle. A similar ban came into force in England and Wales in October and Scotland plans to
BBC Online
added Dec 9, 2015 13:50

[UK-Northern Ireland] Doctors demand urgent action over child health crisis

In an open letter to the Government published today in the Belfast Telegraph, medical and charity leaders call on political parties to make young people's mental and physical health a priority...a ban on smoking in cars when children are present and mini
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 20, 2015 18:01

[UK-Northern Ireland] Man fined for smoking on aircraft

A man caught smoking on a plane caused concerns for flight staff after he told them he had extinguished his cigarette in a toilet containing flammable chemicals, a court has heard. Adam Sikorski... Prosecution said that there was a chemical solution in
Ballymena Times (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:34

[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland smoking ban in cars needed now

Hamilton said earlier this year that a similar ban would be introduced in Northern Ireland. Yet now, without explanation, there appears to be no more plans to bring this legislation forward.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 15:35

[UK-Northern Ireland] Warnings issued to retailers who sold cigarettes to child in council 'sting'

A number of businesses in the Mid Ulster District Council area, which includes the former Magherafelt Council district in Co Derry, have been warned after being detected selling cigarettes to a child. The cautions follow a random test exercise carried o
Derry Now (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 20:12
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking linked to almost half of fire deaths

Smoking has been linked to almost half the fatal fires in Northern Ireland over the past five years. The Fire and Rescue Service said this applied to 22 of the 53 accidental fire deaths since 2010. Alan Walmsley, assistant chief fire officer, said: “Sm
The News Letter (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:10

[UK-Northern Ireland] Stormont uncertainty could delay child car smoking ban

Uncertainty at the Northern Ireland Assembly could delay the introduction of a ban on smoking in cars with child passengers....Neil Johnston, public affairs officer for the Chest Heart and Stroke charity, said constant flux at Stormont risks derailing att
Dromore Leader (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:26

[UK-Northern Ireland] Fire Safety Open Nights at Derry stations

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) is urging the public to go along one of their annual Fire Safety Open Nights... The theme for this year’s Fire Safety Week centres around the ‘Dangers of Smoking in the Home’ with a focus on trying to
Derry Now (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:52

[UK-Northern Ireland] Car smoking ban 'unlikely before next Assembly election'

A ban on smoking in cars is unlikely to be introduced before the next Assembly election, charity Cancer Focus said. The country is lagging behind the rest of the UK and Ireland because legislation has been stalled while other tobacco control measures we
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 11:44

[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer caught smoking in tractor won’t face prosecution

A local farmer who was facing a possible fine of up to £1,000 for smoking in his tractor will not face prosecution, Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has confirmed. According to the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU), the farmer was parked off the road at a filli
The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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