Cigarettes to be sold under shop counters – The Times

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

“Cigarettes are to be forced beneath shop counters with supermarkets and cornershops banned from displaying tobacco products, The Times has learnt.”

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The Times, 24th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Rampton patients test smoking ban – The Times

Posted March 12th, 2008 in hospitals, news, smoking by sally

“Patients at a top security psychiatric hospital have brought a test case over the Government’s smoking ban.”

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The Times, 12th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Pensioners challenge smoking ban – BBC News

Posted December 10th, 2007 in elderly, news, smoking by sally

“Pensioners are launching a legal battle against a smoking ban which stops them lighting up in the communal room of their sheltered housing.”

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BBC News, 10th December 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police filmed buying cigarettes for children – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 21st, 2007 in children, news, police, smoking by sally

“An investigation has been launched after an Internet video appeared to show police officers buying cigarettes for underage youths.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st November 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Smoker must pay hotel for room clean-up – The Times

Posted November 12th, 2007 in hotels, news, smoking by sally

“A hotel guest who enjoyed illicit cigarettes in his no-smoking bedroom has been ordered to pay compensation to the establishment’s owners.”

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The Times, 12th November 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Move for ban on cigarette vending machines – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 12th, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“Cigarette vending machines could be banned to stop them being used by child smokers, it emerged yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th November 2007

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Pub landlord fined for flouting smoking ban – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 5th, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“A pub landlord who allowed smokers to light up on his premises has been fined in court for flouting the smoking ban in public places.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th November 2007

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Pub landlord faces first smoking breach case – Reuters

Posted August 1st, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“The first pub landlord charged with flouting the ban on smoking in public places is due to appear in court on Wednesday, a council spokeswoman said.”

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Reuters, 1st August 2007

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‘First’ smoking prosecution bid – BBC News

Posted July 11th, 2007 in news, smoking by michael

“A Blackpool landlord could become the first in England to be prosecuted under the new anti-smoking legislation.”

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BBC News, 11th July 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Some defy the law, the rest just grin and bear it – The Times

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“They have had their last gasp indoors, and yesterday smokers across England got their first taste of their new social status as the pariahs of the pub.”

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The Times, 2nd July 2007

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Smokers choke on ‘injustice’ as ban starts – The Independent

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“The historic right to smoke in public places in England was extinguished in an instant yesterday, with only a handful of rebels puffing away in defiance.”

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The Independent, 2nd July 2007

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Legal challenge to ban on smoking – BBC News

Posted June 29th, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“A legal challenge to the government’s smoking ban in England will be launched at the High Court by campaigners.”

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BBC News, 29th June 2007

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Legal Opinion: Introduction of no-smoking law raises prospect of litigation – The Independent

Posted June 27th, 2007 in smoking, special report by sally

“Saturday will be the last day for smoking in an enclosed public space. Robert Verkaik, Law Editor, considers the possibility of legal actions against the ban.”

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The Independent, 27th June 2007

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Cherie to challenge smoking ban – BBC News

Posted June 25th, 2007 in news, smoking by sally

“Cherie Blair has been hired by an erotic nightclub to challenge the smoking ban about to come into force in enclosed public places in England.”

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BBC News, 22nd June 2007

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Rampton patient fights smoking ban at high security hospital – The Guardian

Posted May 29th, 2007 in hospitals, human rights, news, smoking by sally

“Patients at Rampton high security psychiatric hospital, which houses some of the country’s most dangerous criminals, are challenging a smoking ban in a test case which claims the refusal to permit cigarettes in the hospital’s buildings or grounds violates their human rights.”

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The Guardian, 28th May 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

No smoke without fire – The Lawyer

Posted May 22nd, 2007 in human rights, news, smoking by traceydennis

“The smoking ban may stop claims over second-hand smoke, but will the smokers themselves start claiming it’s all too unfair?”

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The Lawyer, 21st May 2007

Source: www.legalweek.com