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#world no tobacco day

# world-no-tobacco-day - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Smoking causes 100 deaths and more than 1000 hospital admissions in Ireland every week

A quarter of all men and 20% of women in Ireland smoke.

# world-no-tobacco-day - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

32.7% of nine-year-olds from Ireland’s lowest-income families are exposed to secondary smoke daily.

Column: '8 per cent of young people aged 10 to 17 smoke cigarettes'

We need smoking prevention efforts to ensure smoking rates continue to drop among all young people, writes Donal Buggy.

# world-no-tobacco-day - 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.

# world-no-tobacco-day - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Plain pack cigarettes will 'save lives' and prevent child smokers No Smoking This post contains a poll

Plain pack cigarettes will 'save lives' and prevent child smokers

Ireland is to become the second country in the world to introduce plain packets of cigarettes.

# world-no-tobacco-day - Thursday 31 May, 2012

‘Vast majority of smokers want to quit’ claims Reilly as No Tobacco Day marked

The Minister underlined his commitment to reduce the number of young people taking up smoking as the World Health Organisation’s No Tobacco Day is marked.

# world-no-tobacco-day - Monday 28 May, 2012

Smoking to be banned in more hospital grounds

Smoking will be stubbed out at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital Group this year, thanks to a new initiative being introduced on World No Tobacco Day.