(From Belfast Telegraph)
Byline: Nigel Gouldngould@belfasttelegraph.co.uk
LEADING Ulster doctors today cited research on the damage smoking does to the health of children and unborn babies to demand a ban on cigarettes in public places.
They were speaking after the launch of a shock new report by the British Medical Association on Smoking and the Reproductive Life.
Dr Brian Patterson, chairman of the BMA's Northern Ireland Council, said: "We welcome moves already made by Government to try to help tobacco addicts give up this potentially lethal drug but much more needs to be done.
"The Government in the Republic is currently …