# smoking - Saturday 11 May, 2013
Michael Noonan says the EU’s laws on VAT mean Ireland can’t offer a discounted rate of VAT to match Northern prices.
# smoking - Friday 3 May, 2013
A paper published in The Lancet medical journal calls for more action from authorities in Europe to combat smoking with over a quarter of the continent’s population said to be smokers.
# smoking - Sunday 21 April, 2013
Anti-smoking advocate and cancer sufferer is trying to highlight Austria’s lax enforcement, where almost two thirds of venues flout complex smoking area legislation.
# smoking - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Forest Éireann, a representative group for Irish smokers, says a ban on smoking in cars would have little positive effect.
# smoking - Monday 1 April, 2013
Of the 55 people prosecuted for smuggling offences last year, 18 had addresses outside of Ireland.
# smoking - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
From The Daily Edge
This post contains videos # smoking - Monday 25 February, 2013
Most MEPs agreed that regluation was needed, though some said they were worried about the fiscal impact and an increase in the illegal cigarette trade.
# smoking - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
On National No
Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.
The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the State to start spending more money on quit services as National No
Smoking Day is marked today. # smoking - Monday 4 February, 2013
Seat hogs, screaming babies and loud music – prepare yourself for another week of commuting bliss.
# smoking - Friday 1 February, 2013
The use of similar images in Canada and Brazil have helped increase awareness of the negative effects of smoking.
# smoking - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
Forest Eirean said smokers already know the health risks and the warnings are “unnecessarily intrusive” and “gratuitously offensive”.
# smoking - Monday 28 January, 2013
The National Consumer Agency found that smokers pay on average 90 per cent more for their life insurance.
You may be convinced that attractive packaging doesn’t sway your decision to smoke – but it’s still big business, writes Dr Ross Morgan.
The Department of Finance said each year its officials meet with representatives of all industries in the run up to the Budget.
# smoking - Thursday 24 January, 2013
Women smoke because they want a nicotine hit – not because they’re taken in by cute packaging or promises of weight loss, writes Nuala Walsh.
# smoking - Monday 21 January, 2013
It is only at the local level that we can close the “cancer gap” between the rich and poor, writes consultant medical oncologist Professor John Kennedy.
# smoking - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
A new EU law will see the introduction of cigarette packets displaying graphic images in Ireland. But will that reduce smoking rates?
# smoking - Saturday 12 January, 2013
How many women in Ireland smoke? Were consumers panicked by Budget announcements? And how many people watched Darren die?
# smoking - Friday 11 January, 2013
One in two younger and more disadvantaged women are addicted to tobacco, bringing the problem to “epidemic” proportions, according to the Irish Cancer Society.
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.
# smoking - Tuesday 1 January, 2013
One million people have successfully quit smoking in Ireland – and now the HSE is urging remaining smokers to kick the habit for good in 2013.
# smoking - Friday 28 December, 2012
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
During his time as Taoiseach, Charles Haughey moved to change the culture of smoking in Ireland.
# smoking - Thursday 20 December, 2012
A new report from the European Commission showed that 51 per cent of people in Europe have never smoked and one fifth have given up.
# smoking - Saturday 8 December, 2012
“Beware of the man with his own pool table.”
# smoking - Thursday 6 December, 2012
Those who smoked on the day they drank felt even worse the next day, a study has revealed.
# smoking - Saturday 1 December, 2012
All cigarettes will now have to be sold in identical, olive-brown packets bearing the same typeface and largely covered with graphic health warnings.
# smoking - Thursday 29 November, 2012
Here’s what it’s like to be a young teenager living in Ireland.
# smoking - Monday 26 November, 2012
Scientists have warned that smoking can damage the mind as well as the body.
# smoking - Friday 23 November, 2012
Legislating cannabis use in Ireland would bring in revenue for the government and help control the market, argues this writer.
# smoking - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
New research shows that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy were 1.4 times more likely to be defined as having a behavioural problem by their teacher than other children.
# smoking - Saturday 27 October, 2012
Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before your brekkie…
The study published in The Lancet found that the earlier women give up, the more likely they are to not to see their lifespan cut by a decade.
# smoking - Tuesday 16 October, 2012
Aberdeen researchers found that fine particulate matter concentrations in cars where smoking takes place are high and can lead to ill-health effects in children.
# smoking - Monday 15 October, 2012
Smoking, drinking and over-eating are causing insurance policies to rise, says Caledonian Life. # smoking - Monday 8 October, 2012
# smoking - Sunday 23 September, 2012
Bars and restaurants will still be allowed to have separate rooms for smokers where they can be served.
As the Swiss go to the polls today to vote on their smoking ban, we ask: How would you have voted on our ban?
# smoking - Tuesday 11 September, 2012
Two-thirds of all men over the age of 15 smoke in Indonesia – making them the world’s heaviest smokers.