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# Quitting

All time
# Resigned
Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election
The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.
# resolution
'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019
Quitting smoking can be difficult, but having clear goals and support networks to help with motivation can help chances for success.
# Quitting
Brian Hayes to quit politics to become CEO of Banking and Payments Federation Ireland
The 49 year-old said he made the decision for family reasons.
# Man in black
Premier League referee quits aged 32 due to 'change in his personal circumstances'
Regarded as one of the finest officials in the English game, Bobby Madley has decided to retire.
# me too
Pixar's John Lasseter quits Disney over sexual harassment complaints
Lasseter apologised in November last year to “anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt crossed the line”.
# genetic mechanism
Why is it so hard to quit smoking? Tiny worms may have the answers
The worms exhibit behavioral responses to nicotine similar to what mammals experience.
# Quitting
Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes
A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.
# Quitting
Vaping is 'far safer than smoking'
New research found those who switched to vaping had reduced toxins and carcinogens in their bodies.
# sponsored by nicorette
Want to quit smoking? 6 unexpected benefits of giving up
Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?
# sponsored by nicorette
Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.
# e-cigarettes
Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking
The report is the first to show that e-cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco smoking.
# Smokes
Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.
# Going Solo
'I don't take any pleasure in quitting Fianna Fáil, it was a big part of my life'
David McGuinness has spoken to TheJournal.ie about his decision to quit Fianna Fáil today.
# story of his life
'I feel like I'm doing what's right': Zayn breaks his silence on leaving One Direction
But what about us, Zayn? WHAT ABOUT US.
# steal my girl
One Direction's Zayn Malik is stressed so is leaving the boyband's tour
Oh dear.
# Quitting
9 reasons you should definitely quit smoking this year
It’s time.
# Nicotine
Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why
A study has revealed the rate at which smokers metabolise nicotine could predict the best way to quit.
# gsoc
The controversial head of the Garda Ombudsman is resigning
Simon O’Brien is taking up a new post in the UK next month after a turbulent spell as GSOC chair.
# Quitting
E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days
The HSE has announced the ban on e-cigarettes on its smoke-free campuses.
# lighting up
1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.
# Labour Pains
Another one bites the dust? Róisín Shortall considers quitting Labour
The former junior health minister says she is “semi-detached” from the party.
# Smoking
Millions more spent on tobacco illnesses than quit services
The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the State to start spending more money on quit services as National No Smoking Day is marked today.
# Quitting
Tesco to exit Japan after eight years of trying
The giant retailer has conceded that it cannot build a “scalable business” in Japan and has announced it is selling up.