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# smoking - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC E-cigarette company up in smoke Vaping

E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker being wound up after promising new jobs in Waterford.

# smoking - Monday 1 September, 2014

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

# smoking - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go ‘smoke-free’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go ‘smoke-free’?

UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.

# smoking - Friday 29 August, 2014

Australia’s plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade

Research also found that plain tobacco packs don’t hurt small retailers or flood the market with very cheap cigarettes,

# smoking - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

WHO calls for ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors

The organisation has called for measures to be taken against the devices until further research is conducted.

# smoking - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# smoking - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer

Lawyers argued that the tobacco company was negligent in informing consumers of the dangers of smoking.

# smoking - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

E-cigs banned in nation’s biggest shopping centre

Blanchardstown Centre takes a stand against ‘vaping’, following similar moves by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail.

# smoking - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are

About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.

# smoking - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

It’s official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes

“Cigarette packets will no longer be a mobile advertisement for the tobacco industry,” said Minister James Reilly.

# smoking - Friday 6 June, 2014

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?

Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?

# smoking - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# smoking - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Minister Reilly honoured by World Health Organisation for his work against tobacco

The Health Minister says it’s important that we do all we can to prevent people from taking up smoking.

From The Daily Edge Zayn and Louis from One Direction were filmed smoking a ‘joint’ Bold Boys

Zayn and Louis from One Direction were filmed smoking a ‘joint’

Footage obtained by the Mail Online shows them discussing “Mary Jane” and “contraband”.

# smoking - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Not ‘foil containers’ but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes

Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.

# smoking - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

# smoking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Opinion: E-Cigarettes – is ‘vaping’ in front of our children socially acceptable?

Yes, you’ve done fantastically well to ween yourself down from a Grade 1 carcinogen to the equivalent of weed killer. But that doesn’t make it OK vape in front of my three-year-old.

# smoking - Thursday 24 April, 2014

E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days

The HSE has announced the ban on e-cigarettes on its smoke-free campuses.

# smoking - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Senators pass law banning smoking in cars with children – and the government’s backing it

The bill now moves to the Dáil where it will have government support.

# smoking - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

# smoking - Friday 4 April, 2014

Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?

The sale of tobacco products could be banned between 7am and 9am and after 6pm.

# smoking - Monday 31 March, 2014

E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban

It’s already planned that HSE campuses will be smoke-free by 2015 but e-cigarettes could be included in the policy.

# smoking - Friday 28 March, 2014

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.

# smoking - Monday 24 March, 2014

Heart attacks fell by more than 10 per cent after the workplace smoking ban

This Saturday marks the tenth anniversary of the ban’s implementation.

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?

The ban was introduced 10 years ago, on 29 March 2004.

# smoking - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Scaremongering or safe? The two sides to banning e-cigarettes in restaurants

The e-cigs have already been banned from DART and train services.

# smoking - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes HSE

Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes

Residents of the homes, as well as public psychiatric facilities, at sites in the Midlands will be exempt.

From The Daily Edge Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably Smoke And Mirrors

Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably

Don’t try this at home, kids.

# smoking - Monday 3 March, 2014

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died RIP

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died

The 57-year-old father-of-three was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.

# smoking - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?

Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?

# smoking - Friday 28 February, 2014

‘Hands off our children, you’re not getting them’: Fine Gael debates smoking and e-cigarettes

There were plenty of strong words for tobacco companies on the opening night of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin.

# smoking - Thursday 13 February, 2014

It’s highly likely there will be a legal challenge to plain tobacco packaging, says Law Society

The director general of the Law Society said Ireland would be setting a precedent in Europe.

Tobacco bosses told: ‘You represent an illness industry, it’s payback time’

The bosses of the cigarette companies maintain that plain tobacco packaging will boost illegal sales.

Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we’ve got

How can we protect our young people from the tactics of the tobacco industry? The answer is simple: plain packaging, writes Kathleen O’Meara.

# smoking - Monday 10 February, 2014

British parliament votes in favour of smoking ban in cars with children

Smoking in cars raises levels of dangerous fine-particle pollutants.

# smoking - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Hospital smoking bans are being ignored

The Psychiatric Nurses association at Kerry General Hospital say the HSE just wanted to make a ‘grand gesture’ but aren’t willing to back it up.

# smoking - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation

Some e-cigarette distributors report that parents have been been attempting to purchase e-cigarettes for their teenage children.

# smoking - Monday 27 January, 2014

Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s Exclusive

Health Minister James Reilly likely to bring in wider legislation to regulate use of device which cuts out tobacco – but still delivers nicotine.

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