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Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014


5.A formal consultation on the policy proposals informing the Act was carried out from 14 December 2009 to 12 March 2010.  The consultation attracted 64 responses from a variety of sources including: the general public; local councils, health and social care organisations; individual shops and retail outlets; larger supermarkets; the voluntary and community sector; tobacco manufacturers; and the Northern Ireland Police Service.  A summary report of the consultation responses can be found at

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