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# smoking - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications

A study by the AA found a discrepancy between the number of people who smoke compared to the number of people who say they do.

# smoking - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?

The fact that e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco or tar is one of the arguments as to why they should not be taxed as heavily as normal cigarettes.

# smoking - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up

And hopefully will help you to quit, too.

# smoking - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

The majority of local authorities have committed to smoke-free policies.

# smoking - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking

Two in three smokers want to give up writes Donald Buggy of the Irish Cancer Society.

# smoking - Monday 30 May, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# smoking - Friday 20 May, 2016

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today

Regulation of e-cigarettes will also be enforced from today.

# smoking - Monday 16 May, 2016

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"

Finian McGrath said that he personally supports smoking areas in pubs and restaurants.

# smoking - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

# smoking - Friday 6 May, 2016

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'

Part of the ECJ plan paves the way for the banning of menthol cigarettes.

# smoking - Thursday 21 April, 2016

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them

Schools had allowed pupils to smoke inside school premises to lower their risk of being attacked.

# smoking - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off

Police are working with the school to crack down on the issue.

# smoking - Friday 5 February, 2016

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent? Sponsored By Nicorette This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Tis the season…

# smoking - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings…

It’s all about distraction in those first weeks of quitting.

# smoking - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

New study finds that smoking damages pets

Cats are more likely to be affected than dogs.

# smoking - Thursday 17 December, 2015

If you smoke in a car that has a child in it, you will be fined €100

The law comes into effect on 1 January.

# smoking - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The ‘devastating’ common illness we need to talk about

“My first instinct was ‘Oh my god, I’m going to die.’”

# smoking - Friday 13 November, 2015

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

From The42 Ireland boss keen to ‘light up’ Euro 2016 alongside O’Neill, Hodgson and Coleman Smoking

Ireland boss keen to ‘light up’ Euro 2016 alongside O’Neill, Hodgson and Coleman

The Ireland boss admits his a little envious of his international colleagues.

# smoking - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Millions of Americans could be banned from smoking in their own homes

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

# smoking - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

# smoking - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

You’ll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs

Cigarette packs will increase by 50c, while petrol and alcohol duties are to remain unchanged.

# smoking - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# smoking - Friday 9 October, 2015

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

# smoking - Friday 11 September, 2015

Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices

“Currently the evidence base does not support prohibiting vaping in public places…”

# smoking - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity

Scared of skiing? Try snowboarding…

# smoking - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it’s time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact

Ireland’s health bodies, cancer charities and societies need to follow the facts and treat electronic cigarettes with an open mind, argues Joe Dunne.

# smoking - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking

The report is the first to show that e-cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco smoking.

# smoking - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever Cruel And Unusual

This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever

When the going gets tough, the tough dads get going.

# smoking - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

# smoking - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

# smoking - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

# smoking - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ramadan begins today – but it’s not as straightforward as simply fasting

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

# smoking - Monday 15 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Enniscorthy youth group’s anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece Passive Nightmares

# smoking - Monday 1 June, 2015

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?

Yes, no or sometimes?

# smoking - Sunday 31 May, 2015

How do Ireland’s smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually

# smoking - Sunday 24 May, 2015

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

“With such unprecedented rates of success, the trick now is to figure out how to get more people to sign up — to feel like they have skin in the game.”

# smoking - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Who said that? Don’t be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters

It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.

# smoking - Monday 11 May, 2015

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)

Richard Overton fought in World War II.

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