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#kick the habit

# kick-the-habit - Friday 12 July, 2019

Littering could literally be halved if cigarette butts weren't thrown on the ground

The 2018 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report has highlighted the extent of the problem

# kick-the-habit - Sunday 3 May, 2015

The workplace smoking ban didn't stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame

Research by the ESRI found there was actually a larger decrease in smoking among non-workers.

# kick-the-habit - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

How to get pregnant women to quit smoking? Pay them

More than 20% of the women offered vouchers kicked the habit, compared with 9% given normal NHS support alone.

# kick-the-habit - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

Smokers urged seek support to kick the habit as new year begins

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.

# kick-the-habit - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Study of one million women says giving up smoking can extend life for ten years

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.

# kick-the-habit - Monday 8 October, 2012

Quitting smoking? New campaign uses social media to encourage people to quit

A map tracks the number of tweets sent across Ireland every week about quitting smoking – and asks people to support anyone trying to give up.