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# kick the habit

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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.