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Trinity College has come up with an excellent way to settle the Barrys vs Lyons debate
# Butt Out
From The Daily Edge
# Butt Out

Trinity College has come up with an excellent way to settle the Barrys vs Lyons debate

Oct 18th 2016, 2:47 PM 9,901 Views 6 Comments

Ooh. It’s a close one.

'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids
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'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids

Oct 7th 2016, 3:23 PM 17,976 Views 10 Comments

Sarah Daly thought she was a hopeless case – but there’s no such thing when it comes to quitting smoking.

Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications
# The AA
# The AA

Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications

Aug 11th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,544 Views 27 Comments

A study by the AA found a discrepancy between the number of people who smoke compared to the number of people who say they do.

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?

Jul 31st 2016, 12:38 PM 26,121 Views 82 Comments

The fact that e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco or tar is one of the arguments as to why they should not be taxed as heavily as normal cigarettes.

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,884 Views 12 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up
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7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up

Jun 30th 2016, 2:23 PM 29,711 Views 31 Comments

And hopefully will help you to quit, too.

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

Jun 14th 2016, 8:58 AM 12,068 Views 59 Comments

The majority of local authorities have committed to smoke-free policies.

No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking
# World No Tobacco Day
# World No Tobacco Day

No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking

May 31st 2016, 6:15 AM 732 Views 68 Comments

Two in three smokers want to give up writes Donald Buggy of the Irish Cancer Society.

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

May 30th 2016, 2:39 PM 16,852 Views 27 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today
# Smoking
# Smoking

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today

May 20th 2016, 2:27 PM 57,948 Views 64 Comments

Regulation of e-cigarettes will also be enforced from today.

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"
# Controversial
# Controversial

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"

May 16th 2016, 4:18 PM 19,660 Views 125 Comments

Finian McGrath said that he personally supports smoking areas in pubs and restaurants.

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

May 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,913 Views 40 Comments

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'
# Let's Go Menthol
# Let's Go Menthol

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'

May 6th 2016, 6:15 AM 30,953 Views 50 Comments

Part of the ECJ plan paves the way for the banning of menthol cigarettes.

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them
# France
# France

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them

Apr 21st 2016, 12:05 PM 13,419 Views 12 Comments

Schools had allowed pupils to smoke inside school premises to lower their risk of being attacked.

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off
# Greater Manchester
# Greater Manchester

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off

Feb 17th 2016, 11:02 AM 24,704 Views 45 Comments

Police are working with the school to crack down on the issue.

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
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# Sponsored By Nicorette

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 26,047 Views 87 Comments

Tis the season…

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings...
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# Sponsored By HSE

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings...

Dec 30th 2015, 2:00 PM 30,080 Views 30 Comments

It’s all about distraction in those first weeks of quitting.

New study finds that smoking damages pets
# Pet Hates
# Pet Hates

New study finds that smoking damages pets

Dec 29th 2015, 7:31 PM 10,299 Views 22 Comments

Cats are more likely to be affected than dogs.

If you smoke in a car that has a child in it, you will be fined €100
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

If you smoke in a car that has a child in it, you will be fined €100

Dec 17th 2015, 10:33 AM 9,921 Views 84 Comments

The law comes into effect on 1 January.

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about
# Save Your Breath
# Save Your Breath

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about

Nov 14th 2015, 11:15 AM 32,541 Views 38 Comments

“My first instinct was ‘Oh my god, I’m going to die.’”

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

Nov 13th 2015, 9:29 AM 23,851 Views 187 Comments

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman
# Smoking
From The42
# Smoking

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman

Nov 13th 2015, 7:05 AM 6,446 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland boss admits his a little envious of his international colleagues.

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 15,283 Views 54 Comments

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language
# Recommendations
# Recommendations

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

Oct 22nd 2015, 7:16 PM 12,347 Views 52 Comments

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs
# Smoking
# Smoking

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs

Oct 13th 2015, 2:53 PM 28,809 Views 83 Comments

Cigarette packs will increase by 50c, while petrol and alcohol duties are to remain unchanged.

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,879 Views 96 Comments

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers
# Such A Drag
# Such A Drag

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

Oct 9th 2015, 4:59 PM 10,042 Views 25 Comments

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices
# Ecigarettes
# Ecigarettes

Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices

Sep 11th 2015, 9:24 PM 19,636 Views 77 Comments

“Currently the evidence base does not support prohibiting vaping in public places…”

Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity
# Danger
# Danger

Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity

Aug 30th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,773 Views 22 Comments

Scared of skiing? Try snowboarding…

Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it's time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it's time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact

Aug 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 1,610 Views 105 Comments

Ireland’s health bodies, cancer charities and societies need to follow the facts and treat electronic cigarettes with an open mind, argues Joe Dunne.

Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking

Aug 19th 2015, 10:52 AM 22,022 Views 71 Comments

The report is the first to show that e-cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco smoking.

This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever
# Cruel And Unusual
From The Daily Edge
# Cruel And Unusual

This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever

Aug 4th 2015, 10:10 AM 8,723 Views 2 Comments

When the going gets tough, the tough dads get going.

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 15,512 Views 34 Comments

The plan didn’t go down well.

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 70 Views 34 Comments

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Jun 20th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,470 Views 77 Comments

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting
# Islam
# Islam

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

Jun 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,056 Views 60 Comments

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece
# Passive Nightmares
From The Daily Edge
# Passive Nightmares

This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece

Jun 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 2,883 Views 2 Comments

#PassiveNightmares4Oscars2016

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?

Jun 1st 2015, 1:05 PM 26,442 Views 83 Comments

Yes, no or sometimes?

How do Ireland's smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually

How do Ireland's smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually

May 31st 2015, 1:49 PM 16,644 Views 44 Comments

Today is World No Tobacco Day.

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them
# Stub It Out
# Stub It Out

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

May 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 18,323 Views 46 Comments

“With such unprecedented rates of success, the trick now is to figure out how to get more people to sign up — to feel like they have skin in the game.”