Shops to be banned from displaying tobacco products – The Guardian

Posted March 9th, 2011 in news, smoking by sally

“Government announces rules to keep tobacco out of sight in shops and considers making plain packaging mandatory.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

High Court upholds bid to ban cigarette machines – The Independent

Posted December 2nd, 2010 in children, news, sale of goods, smoking by sally

“Government plans to ban cigarette vending machines to help prevent under-age smoking were upheld as lawful by the High Court today.”

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The Independent, 1st December 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Merton London Borough Council v Sinclair Collis Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted November 11th, 2010 in children, law reports, sale of goods, smoking by sally

Merton London Borough Council v Sinclair Collis Ltd [2010] WLR (D) 286

“Notwithstanding the civil complaint procedure embodied in s 7(2) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (as amended), a sale of tobacco to a person under the age of 18 through a cigarette vending machine was capable of being an offence contrary to s 7(1) of the 1933 Act.”

WLR Daily, 10th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Prisoner sues after he is banned from smoking – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 23rd, 2010 in news, prisons, punishment, smoking by sally

“A prisoner addicted to tobacco is seeking damages after he was banned from smoking for swearing at a prison officer.”

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Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ex-landlord jailed over smoking ban at Bolton pubs – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2010 in fines, licensed premises, news, sentencing, smoking by sally

“A former pub landlord who is thought to be the first person in the UK to be jailed after flouting the smoking ban is ‘devastated’, his wife says.”

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BBC News, 27th February 2010

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Smokers to face doorway ban in new public health policy – The Guardian

Posted February 1st, 2010 in health, news, smoking by sally

“Smokers could be forced to light up away from the entrances to public buildings under government moves aimed at ensuring that no more than one in 10 Britons smoke cigarettes.”

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The Guardian, 1st February 2010

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‘Fake cigarette’ legal bid fails – BBC News

Posted August 4th, 2009 in news, smoking by sally

“A lorry driver lost his bid to overturn a smoking fine despite claiming he was using an ‘electric’ cigarette.”

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BBC News, 3rd August 2009

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Regina (G) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust; Regina (N) v Secretary of State for Health – WLR Daily

Posted July 29th, 2009 in hospitals, human rights, law reports, smoking by sally

Regina (G) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust; Regina (N) v Secretary of State for Health [2009] EWCA Civ 795; [2009] WLR (D) 260

“A policy of banning smoking in the premises of an NHS trust, which had the effect of prohibiting smoking for those detained in a high security psychiatric hospital, did not contravene the patients’ human rights and was lawful.”

WLR Daily, 28th July 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Smoke ban row landlord in court – BBC News

Posted December 2nd, 2008 in licensed premises, licensing, news, smoking by sally

“A landlord who has refused to enforce the smoking ban is in a High Court battle over his local council’s bid to revoke his premises licence.”

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BBC News, 2nd December 2008

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Smokers are banned from fostering – BBC News

Posted November 5th, 2008 in fostering, news, smoking by sally

“Smokers in a north-east London borough will not be able to foster children from January 2012 – unless there are ‘exceptional circumstances’.

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BBC News, 5th November 2008

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Hotel owner prosecuted for smoking on her own premises – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 8th, 2008 in news, smoking by sally

“A hotel owner has been prosecuted for smoking a cigarette in her property while nobody else was there.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Council punishes decorator with on-the-spot fine for smoking in his van – The Times

Posted July 25th, 2008 in news, smoking by sally

“A self-employed painter and decorator has been given a £30 on-the-spot fine for smoking in his own van because it is classified as a workplace.”

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The Times, 25th July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Smoke ban for mental health units – BBC News

Posted July 1st, 2008 in hospitals, news, smoking by sally

“The smoking ban is being extended to the buildings and grounds of mental health hospitals in England.”

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BBC News, 1st July 2008

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Cigarette machines may be banned – BBC News

Posted May 31st, 2008 in news, smoking by sally

“Cigarette vending machines and packets of 10 could be outlawed under government plans aimed at preventing children and young people smoking.”

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BBC News, 31st May 2008

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Regina (G) v Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust; Regina (N) v Secretary of State for Health; Regina (B) v Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust – Times Law Reports

Posted May 28th, 2008 in hospitals, human rights, law reports, smoking by sally

Regina (G) v Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust; Regina (N) v Secretary of State for Health; Regina (B) v Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“Preventing detained mental patients from smoking was not a breach of article 8, right to respect for private and family life, or article 14, prohibiting discrimination, of the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 28th May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

The last gasp: Health Secretary signals new smoking curbs – The Independent

Posted May 27th, 2008 in news, smoking by sally

“Cigarettes will be banned from public display in shops and vending machines are to be scrapped under dramatic new plans designed to curb smoking among young people.”

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The Independent, 26th May 2008

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R (G) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust; R (N) v Secretary of State for Health; R (B) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust – WLR Daily

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in hospitals, law reports, smoking by sally

R (G) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust [2008] EWHC 1096 (Admin); R (N) v Secretary of State for Health; R (B) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust; [2008] WLR (D) 162

A provision which had the effect of prohibiting smoking in a high security psychiatric hospital was not incompatible with the human rights of detained mental patients and was not unlawful.”

WLR Daily, 21st May 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Patients lose smoking ban appeal – BBC News

Posted May 20th, 2008 in hospitals, news, smoking by sally

“High Court judges have ruled psychiatric patients should not be allowed to smoke at a high security mental hospital.”

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BBC News, 20th May 2008

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80 prosecuted since smoking ban – BBC News

Posted April 2nd, 2008 in news, prosecutions, smoking, Wales by sally

“Seventy nine people and one business have been prosecuted for flouting the smoking ban in the year since it was introduced in Wales, figures show.”

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BBC News, 2nd April 2008

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Smoke ban rebel owner fined again – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2008 in fines, news, smoking by sally

“The first landlord in England to be prosecuted under the smoking ban has been fined again for continuing to allow his customers to light up.”

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BBC News, 26th March 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk