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#Smoking Ban

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

Oct 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,533 Views 62 Comments

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

# smoking-ban - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food

Feb 25th 2018, 10:01 PM 20,343 Views 78 Comments

Would you agree with a ban?

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoor areas where people are eating?
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoor areas where people are eating?

Feb 13th 2018, 8:07 PM 39,875 Views 143 Comments

The ban would prohibit smoking in many beer gardens.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Carlow institute to bring in all-campus smoking ban from Valentine's Day
# Love Your Lungs
# Love Your Lungs

Carlow institute to bring in all-campus smoking ban from Valentine's Day

Feb 1st 2018, 11:06 AM 10,333 Views 41 Comments

There will be three designated “smoking shelters” created for smokers to go.

# smoking-ban - Friday 19 May, 2017

Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines
# NO LIGHTING UP
# NO LIGHTING UP

Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines

May 19th 2017, 7:10 PM 19,367 Views 31 Comments

The controversial president struggles with smoking-related health issues.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 12th 2015, 11:16 PM 15,259 Views 54 Comments

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban
# Ashes To Ashes
# Ashes To Ashes

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban

Jul 1st 2015, 6:02 AM 15,446 Views 34 Comments

The plan didn’t go down well.

# smoking-ban - Sunday 3 May, 2015

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

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

May 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 18,545 Views 38 Comments

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

# smoking-ban - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned from the workplace?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned from the workplace?

Apr 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 19,659 Views 224 Comments

Or should they be tolerated?

# smoking-ban - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?
# Keep Her Lit
# Keep Her Lit

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?

Nov 20th 2014, 5:55 PM 27,198 Views 25 Comments

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

# smoking-ban - Thursday 9 October, 2014

How much will people be fined for smoking in a car with children?
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

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

Oct 9th 2014, 3:39 PM 13,373 Views 88 Comments

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-ban - Thursday 2 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:04 AM 5,523 Views 49 Comments

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

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre
# Vaping Ban
# Vaping Ban

E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre

Jul 9th 2014, 6:55 AM 23,892 Views 69 Comments

Blanchardstown Centre takes a stand against ‘vaping’, following similar moves by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Jun 4th 2014, 12:47 PM 15,317 Views 15 Comments

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine
# Committees
# Committees

Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine

Apr 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,943 Views 17 Comments

It’s the last day before the Easter break in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?

# smoking-ban - Friday 28 March, 2014

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

Mar 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,516 Views 10 Comments

A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.

# smoking-ban - Monday 24 March, 2014

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?

Mar 24th 2014, 9:26 AM 13,039 Views 141 Comments

The ban was introduced 10 years ago, on 29 March 2004.

'They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them' - Reilly on cigarette packs
# Ten Years On
# Ten Years On

'They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them' - Reilly on cigarette packs

Mar 24th 2014, 9:24 AM 9,195 Views 71 Comments

The Health Minister is pledging to continue his war on tobacco on the 10th anniversary of the smoking ban.

# smoking-ban - Friday 15 November, 2013

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women
# Smoking
# Smoking

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women

Nov 15th 2013, 10:31 AM 6,555 Views 116 Comments

Minister of State Alex White told the Dáil yesterday that it is estimated that between 18 per cent and 21 per cent of Irish women smoke during pregnancy.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage
# Bifta Awards
From The Daily Edge
# Bifta Awards

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage

Nov 13th 2013, 11:16 AM 2,940 Views 0 Comments

But not because it was a joint. Because it was a no-smoking room.

# smoking-ban - Friday 1 November, 2013

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals

Nov 1st 2013, 1:12 PM 9,343 Views 86 Comments

In-patients will have to leave hospital campuses if they wish to smoke with staff to be given advice on quitting.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals' pockets
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals' pockets

Oct 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 31 Views 65 Comments

It is not simple to change a societal behaviour – just ask the American prohibitionists – and plans to ban menthol and slim cigarettes will surrender money to criminal elements, writes Aaron McKenna.

# smoking-ban - Friday 20 September, 2013

Smoking ban to be rolled out across prisons in England and Wales
# I Predict A Riot
# I Predict A Riot

Smoking ban to be rolled out across prisons in England and Wales

Sep 20th 2013, 7:23 AM 5,478 Views 45 Comments

Authorities are worried that prison officers could bring compensation claims over the effects of passive smoking.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Poll: Do you think the smoking ban has been effective?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the smoking ban has been effective?

Aug 27th 2013, 9:00 AM 13,319 Views 178 Comments

There has been mixed messages in reports over the past two days so we’re asking you, ‘What do you think?’

Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society
# Workplace Smoking
# Workplace Smoking

Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society

Aug 27th 2013, 6:00 AM 4,880 Views 27 Comments

A recently published ESRI working paper had found that the workplace ban had “little or no effect” on smoking habits.

# smoking-ban - Monday 26 August, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,428 Views 3 Comments

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 4:52 PM 7,090 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,087 Views 6 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking

Aug 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 12,104 Views 67 Comments

Despite the extra incentive to give up, more employed people smoke after the smoking ban.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004

Apr 30th 2013, 3:00 PM 6,850 Views 47 Comments

Ireland was the first country in the world to ban smoking in workplaces including restaurants, bars, and pubs.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes
# Australia
# Australia

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

Dec 1st 2012, 2:02 PM 12,565 Views 39 Comments

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-ban - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Crown "disappointed" as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Crown "disappointed" as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House

Nov 15th 2012, 12:52 PM 8,689 Views 52 Comments

Finian McGrath TD, who was against the motion, said he was “delighted” the committee showed some “common sense” on proposed ban on campus.

Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House

Nov 15th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,708 Views 39 Comments

The inside of the complex is already subject to a smoking ban – but John Crown wants to ban all smoking outside it too.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus
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# Smoking Ban

Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus

Nov 8th 2012, 1:53 PM 5,669 Views 65 Comments

Senator John Crown has proposed to put a ban on smoking for all in Leinster House but Independent TD, Finian McGrath is opposed to what he described as “nanny state proposals”.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Hospital's no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Hospital's no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors

Oct 30th 2012, 6:45 AM 13,965 Views 82 Comments

Having spent over €10,000 earlier this year on no-smoking signs, the sight of smokers remains commonplace on the grounds of Beaumont Hospital.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition
# Smoking
# Smoking

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 5,314 Views 27 Comments

The motion follows last week’s vote to introduce strict cigarette packaging laws in the whole country.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds

Jul 4th 2012, 5:54 PM 5,410 Views 66 Comments

The HSE has set a target of banning smoking from the grounds of all health campuses by 2015.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

TD backs calls for smoking ban in children's playgrounds
# Smoking
# Smoking

TD backs calls for smoking ban in children's playgrounds

May 15th 2012, 9:40 PM 2,985 Views 32 Comments

Fine Gael’s Derek Keating said children should be protected from adults’ “irresponsible” behaviour.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present

May 10th 2012, 7:59 AM 2,201 Views 48 Comments

The bill proposed by a number of senators now moves forward to Committee stage next month.

# smoking-ban - Friday 4 May, 2012

Column: Smoking ban in public places 'a departure from tolerance and democracy'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Smoking ban in public places 'a departure from tolerance and democracy'

May 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 278 Views 106 Comments

With Health Minister James Reilly considering proposals to extend the smoking ban to areas like parks and beaches, John Mallon argues that this could be just the start.

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