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#Smoking

# smoking - Monday 24 November, 2014

“It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you’ve caused it yourself”

“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”

# smoking - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?

And which part of the country has most over the last four years?

# smoking - Friday 14 November, 2014

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered exactly how smokers are more at risk of TB.

# smoking - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV?

Local sellers hope Ireland will follow the UK’s lead in featuring ‘vaping’ commercials on television.

# smoking - Monday 10 November, 2014

From Business ETC E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television Vaping

E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television

Previous incarnations of the advert were banned for being ‘too sexy’.

# smoking - Thursday 9 October, 2014

How much will people be fined for smoking in a car with children?

There’s speculation that the original fine could be €80 but this could go up to €1,000 if the fine isn’t paid and the case is brought to court.

# smoking - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking?

With new laws to restrict smoking, we’re asking: Nanny state gone too far? Or public health necessity?

Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars

A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.

# smoking - Thursday 25 September, 2014

France to follow Ireland’s lead with plain cigarette packaging

Ireland became the first country in Europe to commit to introducing standardised packaging in 2013.

# smoking - Monday 22 September, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland Dark Days - Black Market

Here’s what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland

Short version: the crisis really, really helped illegal tobacco.

# smoking - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Twitter just made this girl’s mum quit smoking Holy Smokes

Twitter just made this girl’s mum quit smoking

A contract is a contract.

# smoking - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

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.

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