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# smoking - Friday 6 May, 2016

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 30,885 Views 52 Comments

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

# smoking - Thursday 21 April, 2016

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 13,355 Views 12 Comments

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

# smoking - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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 24,644 Views 45 Comments

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

# smoking - Friday 5 February, 2016

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

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 25,975 Views 87 Comments

Tis the season…

# smoking - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 30th 2015, 2:00 PM 28,798 Views 30 Comments

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

# smoking - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

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

New study finds that smoking damages pets

Dec 29th 2015, 7:31 PM 10,278 Views 22 Comments

Cats are more likely to be affected than dogs.

# smoking - Thursday 17 December, 2015

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 9,594 Views 85 Comments

The law comes into effect on 1 January.

# smoking - Saturday 14 November, 2015

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 32,470 Views 20 Comments

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

# smoking - Friday 13 November, 2015

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 23,768 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 6,421 Views 8 Comments

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

# smoking - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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 15,255 Views 54 Comments

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

# smoking - Thursday 22 October, 2015

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 12,310 Views 52 Comments

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

# smoking - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

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 28,728 Views 83 Comments

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

# smoking - Sunday 11 October, 2015

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

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,104 Views 96 Comments

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

# smoking - Friday 9 October, 2015

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 10,019 Views 25 Comments

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

# smoking - Friday 11 September, 2015

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 19,342 Views 77 Comments

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

# smoking - Sunday 30 August, 2015

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 24,551 Views 22 Comments

Scared of skiing? Try snowboarding…

# smoking - Thursday 20 August, 2015

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 1,377 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.

# smoking - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

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 21,970 Views 73 Comments

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

# smoking - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

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 8,678 Views 2 Comments

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

# smoking - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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 15,442 Views 34 Comments

The plan didn’t go down well.

# smoking - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

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 51 Views 34 Comments

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

# smoking - Saturday 20 June, 2015

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 17,253 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?

# smoking - Thursday 18 June, 2015

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 23,984 Views 60 Comments

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

# smoking - Monday 15 June, 2015

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 2,853 Views 2 Comments

#PassiveNightmares4Oscars2016

# smoking - Monday 1 June, 2015

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 26,408 Views 83 Comments

Yes, no or sometimes?

# smoking - Sunday 31 May, 2015

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 16,587 Views 44 Comments

Today is World No Tobacco Day.

# smoking - Sunday 24 May, 2015

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 18,302 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.”

# smoking - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters
# Cough Cough
# Cough Cough

Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters

May 20th 2015, 2:17 PM 8,898 Views 4 Comments

It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.

# smoking - Monday 11 May, 2015

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)
# Richard Overton
# Richard Overton

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)

May 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 17,313 Views 16 Comments

Richard Overton fought in World War II.

# smoking - Sunday 3 May, 2015

The workplace smoking ban didn't stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame
# Kick The Habit
# Kick The Habit

The workplace smoking ban didn't stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame

May 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 18,538 Views 38 Comments

Research by the ESRI found there was actually a larger decrease in smoking among non-workers.

# smoking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned
# Blazing Squad
From The Daily Edge
# Blazing Squad

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned

Apr 21st 2015, 11:20 AM 6,015 Views 0 Comments

Because they got high, because they got high…

# smoking - Friday 17 April, 2015

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
# Smokes
# Smokes

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?

Apr 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 13,899 Views 148 Comments

That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.

# smoking - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine...
# Lovely Fags
# Lovely Fags

Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine...

Apr 8th 2015, 1:37 PM 21,619 Views 18 Comments

An Irish pension provider is offering larger payouts to people who are, well, likely to die sooner.

# smoking - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...
# Risk Detection
# Risk Detection

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...

Mar 26th 2015, 6:03 AM 18,804 Views 6 Comments

A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.

# smoking - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies
# Development
# Development

These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies

Mar 24th 2015, 10:11 AM 27,451 Views 73 Comments

Researchers say the effects may be seen in the facial movements of unborn babies.

# smoking - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Mar 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,863 Views 41 Comments

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

# smoking - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?

Mar 8th 2015, 9:50 AM 19,664 Views 80 Comments

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

# smoking - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013
# Breaking The Habit
# Breaking The Habit

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:20 PM 30,241 Views 65 Comments

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

# smoking - Monday 2 March, 2015

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’
# QUIT
# QUIT

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:26 PM 14,051 Views 67 Comments

It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.