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[UK] VIDEO: More than 1,000 illegal cigarettes recovered by sniffer dog in Carlisle Businesses in area of city targeted by officers following tip-off

The huge haul following the operation in Botchergate signifies a sizable hit to the county's illegal tobacco trade. The operational team, made up of police and trading standards officers, targeted four shops and takeaways on the busy Carlisle street aft
News & Star (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:46

[UK] Prisoner loses Supreme Court bid to enforce a smoking ban in jails despite complaints that exposure to 'second-hand' smoke made his health worse

That means that thousands of Government buildings could now not be covered / Supreme Court President Lady Hale announced that appeal was being dismissed 'with considerable reluctance'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:18

[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking ban doesn’t apply to prisons... or job centres

In a unanimous judgment, the court said that the ban on smoking in pubs and other public spaces, which was introduced in 2006, exempts crown premises, including many government buildings. The ruling means that it is not a criminal offence for prisoners
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 18:08
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[UK] New Year will usher in total smoking ban on Homerton Hospital’s premises

Red lines will be painted at the access points to the hospital grounds stating “no smoking beyond this point”, and signs and posters will also be on display. Any patients who receive hospital care at home will be asked not to smoke for an hour before st
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:14
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[UK] More than 30,000 illicit cigarettes seized in Staffordshire

Trading standards officers from Staffordshire County Council have raided shops in Rugeley, Tamworth and Burton so far in December in a bid to crackdown on illicit tobacco sales in the county. The officers, assisted by Staffordshire Police and sniffer d
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:12

[UK] Inmate loses jail smoking ban fight at Supreme Court

He had been challenging the decision of the appeal judges that a legal ban on smoking in public places did not apply to public sector prisons. The case centred on the 2006 Health Act which places restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces, m
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2017 15:02

[UK] Council begins trialling new way of reducing cigarette litter

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has begun trialling ‘ballot bins’ within the town centres of Armagh, Banbridge and Lurgan, in an effort to change cigarette littering behaviour across the borough. The scourge of cigarette butts litteri
Portadown Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:52

[UK] Man quizzed after illegal tobacco raids

MORE than 75,000 cigarettes worth almost £20,000 have been seized and a man has been arrested in raids by officials. A total of 77,480 cigarettes, 28.55kg of hand rolling tobacco and money were confiscated in the raids at a shop in Seaham and a home in
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:51
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[UK] Isle of Wight women who smoke during pregnancy on the rise

There had been a steady decrease in recent years, down from 18.4 per cent four years ago. However, in the second quarter of 2017, the number of mothers who smoked whilst pregnant rose by 4.2% from the same period last year. Read and contribute to the 4 r
OnTheWight (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:50

[UK-Wales] Smoking ban cannot be enforced in jails, UK supreme court rules

A prisoner suffering from poor health has lost his attempt to enforce the smoking ban in English and Welsh jails after the supreme court ruled that crown premises are effectively exempt from the enforcement of health regulations. The unanimous judgment
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 15:01
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