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#Smoking

# smoking - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.

# smoking - Monday 10 April, 2017

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)

Ireland’s health authority has recommended that the government wait for more studies before endorsing e-cigarettes.

# smoking - Friday 7 April, 2017

'I smoked for 20 years and never thought I could give up but I'm proof it can be done'

Smoking is directly related to more than 5,600 deaths in Ireland every year.

# smoking - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

# smoking - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease – pharmacists want to buck this trend.

# smoking - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes

A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.

# smoking - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Vaping is 'far safer than smoking'

New research found those who switched to vaping had reduced toxins and carcinogens in their bodies.

# smoking - Monday 30 January, 2017

Poll: Should smoking be banned on restaurant and café terraces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned on restaurant and café terraces?

A number of businesses in Dublin have moved to ban smoking where their customers eating outside.

# smoking - Friday 20 January, 2017

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

# smoking - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

Data from Healthy Ireland reveals that 29% of smokers currently use e-cigarettes as an aid to quitting smoking.

# smoking - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016

Ash Ireland today urged people to consider giving up smoking in the new year.

# smoking - Monday 26 December, 2016

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums

More research is needed, however.

# smoking - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Broke after Christmas? 7 tips to help you quit smoking and save money

You’ll be happier, healthier AND richer. What’s not to like?

# smoking - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Want to quit smoking? 6 unexpected benefits of giving up

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?

# smoking - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Doctors urge all third level institutes to ban tobacco from campuses

UCD and Trinity College have started making their universities smoke-free.

# smoking - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling

Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.

# smoking - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Trinity College has come up with an excellent way to settle the Barrys vs Lyons debate Butt Out

# smoking - Friday 7 October, 2016

'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids

Sarah Daly thought she was a hopeless case – but there’s no such thing when it comes to quitting smoking.

# 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.

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