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Space To Breathe For Everyone As Northern Ireland Goes Smoke-Free

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Second Hand Smoking

People throughout Northern Ireland will no longer be exposed to toxic second-hand smoke in enclosed public places following the introduction of the smoke-free legislation. This major public health measure means that it is now against the law to smoke in most workplaces, public places and certain vehicles in Northern Ireland.

Health Minister Paul Goggins said; "Second-hand smoke is a toxic cocktail of around 4000 chemicals - many of which cause cancer.