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Sunday 24 September 2023 Dublin: 19°C

# no smoking

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New Zealand to phase out tobacco sales by raising legal age for purchase each year
From 2027, the current under-18 sales ban would increase by one year annually to keep the cohort smoke free.
As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban
18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.
This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece
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.
Reilly: Children's playgrounds will only get funding if they are no-smoking areas
The Children’s Minister said, “The importance of de-normalising smoking in the eyes of children can’t be over emphasised.”
Wenger says he's 'not deeply concerned' over Wilshere smoking pictures
The Arsenal midfielder was pictured smoking again last weekend.
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.
"I'll miss my kids"... Two heartbreaking new anti-smoking ads featuring the late Gerry Collins
The hard-hitting ads are being broadcast to mark National No Smoking Day, in accordance with Gerry’s and his family’s wishes.
British parliament votes in favour of smoking ban in cars with children
Smoking in cars raises levels of dangerous fine-particle pollutants.
HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015
This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.
Four more hospital campuses to become smoke-free zones from Monday
Hospitals in Rathgar, Bantry, Mallow and Kerry will all ban smoking on campus from Monday.
'All hospitals to be smoke free campuses by end of 2015' says HSE
Irish hospitals are hoping to implement nationwide as three more hospitals declare ban from January.
Menthol cigarettes could be banned across the EU (but not until 2017)
Health ministers, chaired by James Reilly, have agreed a ban on menthol cigarettes – but won’t ban slim cigarettes for now.
Reilly facing EU battle on banning of menthol cigarettes
The Health Minister is facing some opposition to the ban as he meets his European counterparts today.
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.
3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004
Ireland was the first country in the world to ban smoking in workplaces including restaurants, bars, and pubs.
How to make a hangover even worse? Smoke
Those who smoked on the day they drank felt even worse the next day, a study has revealed.
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