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# smoking - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too
# Food
# Food

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

May 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 278 Views 44 Comments

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

# smoking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Opinion: E-Cigarettes – is ‘vaping’ in front of our children socially acceptable?
# Smoking
# Smoking

Opinion: E-Cigarettes – is ‘vaping’ in front of our children socially acceptable?

May 17th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,125 Views 160 Comments

Yes, you’ve done fantastically well to ween yourself down from a Grade 1 carcinogen to the equivalent of weed killer. But that doesn’t make it OK vape in front of my three-year-old.

# smoking - Thursday 24 April, 2014

E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days
# Quitting
# Quitting

E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days

Apr 24th 2014, 8:48 AM 10,921 Views 111 Comments

The HSE has announced the ban on e-cigarettes on its smoke-free campuses.

# smoking - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Apr 17th 2014, 10:58 PM 14,219 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…

Senators pass law banning smoking in cars with children - and the government's backing it
# Health
# Health

Senators pass law banning smoking in cars with children - and the government's backing it

Apr 17th 2014, 3:19 PM 9,702 Views 62 Comments

The bill now moves to the Dáil where it will have government support.

# smoking - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

1 in 4 HSE general support workers are smokers

Apr 16th 2014, 11:15 AM 5,960 Views 29 Comments

A new report found a huge decrease in the numbers of nurses smoking.

# smoking - Friday 4 April, 2014

Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?

Apr 4th 2014, 9:15 AM 16,848 Views 136 Comments

The sale of tobacco products could be banned between 7am and 9am and after 6pm.

# smoking - Monday 31 March, 2014

E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban
# No Vaping
# No Vaping

E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban

Mar 31st 2014, 10:02 AM 11,422 Views 51 Comments

It’s already planned that HSE campuses will be smoke-free by 2015 but e-cigarettes could be included in the policy.

# smoking - Friday 28 March, 2014

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

Mar 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,516 Views 11 Comments

A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.

# smoking - Monday 24 March, 2014

Heart attacks fell by more than 10 per cent after the workplace smoking ban
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Heart attacks fell by more than 10 per cent after the workplace smoking ban

Mar 24th 2014, 12:46 PM 8,507 Views 37 Comments

This Saturday marks the tenth anniversary of the ban’s implementation.

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?

Mar 24th 2014, 9:26 AM 13,030 Views 141 Comments

The ban was introduced 10 years ago, on 29 March 2004.

# smoking - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Scaremongering or safe? The two sides to banning e-cigarettes in restaurants
# Legislation
# Legislation

Scaremongering or safe? The two sides to banning e-cigarettes in restaurants

Mar 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 15,404 Views 71 Comments

The e-cigs have already been banned from DART and train services.

# smoking - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes
# HSE
# HSE

Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes

Mar 5th 2014, 10:02 PM 8,714 Views 9 Comments

Residents of the homes, as well as public psychiatric facilities, at sites in the Midlands will be exempt.

Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably
# Smoke And Mirrors
From The Daily Edge
# Smoke And Mirrors

Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably

Mar 5th 2014, 4:40 PM 2,894 Views 1 Comment

Don’t try this at home, kids.

# smoking - Monday 3 March, 2014

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died

Mar 3rd 2014, 12:30 PM 54,995 Views 87 Comments

The 57-year-old father-of-three was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:33 AM 9,107 Views 1 Comment

Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.

# smoking - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?
# Smoking
# Smoking

Why are Cuban cigars getting shorter?

Mar 1st 2014, 9:45 AM 10,818 Views 10 Comments

Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?

# smoking - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Hands off our children, you're not getting them': Fine Gael debates smoking and e-cigarettes
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis
# Fine Gael Ard Fheis

'Hands off our children, you're not getting them': Fine Gael debates smoking and e-cigarettes

Feb 28th 2014, 10:16 PM 14,320 Views 41 Comments

There were plenty of strong words for tobacco companies on the opening night of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin.

# smoking - Thursday 13 February, 2014

It's highly likely there will be a legal challenge to plain tobacco packaging, says Law Society
# Smoking
# Smoking

It's highly likely there will be a legal challenge to plain tobacco packaging, says Law Society

Feb 13th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,681 Views 50 Comments

The director general of the Law Society said Ireland would be setting a precedent in Europe.

Tobacco bosses told: 'You represent an illness industry, it's payback time'
# Smoking
# Smoking

Tobacco bosses told: 'You represent an illness industry, it's payback time'

Feb 13th 2014, 1:10 PM 12,834 Views 65 Comments

The bosses of the cigarette companies maintain that plain tobacco packaging will boost illegal sales.

Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got
# Plain And Simple
# Plain And Simple

Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got

Feb 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 14 Views 129 Comments

How can we protect our young people from the tactics of the tobacco industry? The answer is simple: plain packaging, writes Kathleen O’Meara.

# smoking - Monday 10 February, 2014

British parliament votes in favour of smoking ban in cars with children
# Smoke Free Cars
# Smoke Free Cars

British parliament votes in favour of smoking ban in cars with children

Feb 10th 2014, 8:49 PM 7,356 Views 45 Comments

Smoking in cars raises levels of dangerous fine-particle pollutants.

# smoking - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Hospital smoking bans are being ignored
# Clear The Air
# Clear The Air

Hospital smoking bans are being ignored

Feb 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 16,517 Views 61 Comments

The Psychiatric Nurses association at Kerry General Hospital say the HSE just wanted to make a ‘grand gesture’ but aren’t willing to back it up.

# smoking - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation
# Smoke Signals
# Smoke Signals

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,428 Views 6 Comments

Some e-cigarette distributors report that parents have been been attempting to purchase e-cigarettes for their teenage children.

# smoking - Monday 27 January, 2014

Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s
# Out Of Puff
# Out Of Puff

Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

Jan 27th 2014, 11:00 PM 23,120 Views 115 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly likely to bring in wider legislation to regulate use of device which cuts out tobacco – but still delivers nicotine.

# smoking - Sunday 26 January, 2014

This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her
# Asthma
# Asthma

This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her

Jan 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 27,786 Views 56 Comments

Just how dangerous is passive smoking?

# smoking - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Counterfeit cigarette packs 'so good' professionals can't tell the difference
# Black Market
# Black Market

Counterfeit cigarette packs 'so good' professionals can't tell the difference

Jan 23rd 2014, 3:15 PM 10,538 Views 38 Comments

The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Bill 2013 was discussed by the Oireachtas today with a focus on the impact it could have on the black market.

Poll: Do you think plain cigarette packaging will deter smokers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think plain cigarette packaging will deter smokers?

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:41 AM 11,418 Views 190 Comments

Plain packaging on cigarette packets is being discussed today in Leinster House.

# smoking - Friday 17 January, 2014

US health report finds cigarettes are more dangerous than ever
# Smoking
# Smoking

US health report finds cigarettes are more dangerous than ever

Jan 17th 2014, 12:15 PM 10,709 Views 21 Comments

The report warns that smoking cigarettes can cause blindness, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and liver cancer.

# smoking - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Department of Health hopes to regulate e-cigarettes this year
# Health
# Health

Department of Health hopes to regulate e-cigarettes this year

Jan 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 11,056 Views 61 Comments

After concerns in the US over children being poisoned by the liquid inside, the Department says it will be bringing forward regulations in 2014.

# smoking - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking
# Smoke Breaks
# Smoke Breaks

Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,362 Views 120 Comments

And their non-smoking counterparts don’t like it…

# smoking - Monday 6 January, 2014

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015

Jan 6th 2014, 3:56 PM 7,086 Views 38 Comments

This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.

Construction worker lights cigarette in the most incredibly badass way
# Flaming Nora
From The Daily Edge
# Flaming Nora

Construction worker lights cigarette in the most incredibly badass way

Jan 6th 2014, 2:24 PM 4,148 Views 4 Comments

Zippos are for girls.

# smoking - Friday 3 January, 2014

Four more hospital campuses to become smoke-free zones from Monday
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

Four more hospital campuses to become smoke-free zones from Monday

Jan 3rd 2014, 6:21 PM 14,084 Views 61 Comments

Hospitals in Rathgar, Bantry, Mallow and Kerry will all ban smoking on campus from Monday.

# smoking - Monday 30 December, 2013

Father with terminal lung cancer joins with HSE in fight against tobacco
# Smoking
# Smoking

Father with terminal lung cancer joins with HSE in fight against tobacco

Dec 30th 2013, 1:20 PM 22,856 Views 77 Comments

Gerry Collins and his family are part of a new ad campaign to encourage people to stop smoking.

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?
# Sponsored By The Hse
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By The Hse

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?

Dec 30th 2013, 1:11 PM 32,701 Views 118 Comments

Make quitting smoking one of them.

# smoking - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging

Dec 18th 2013, 8:06 PM 10,091 Views 85 Comments

The Minister for Health said it would be an “extraordinary society” which put the intellectual property rights of the tobacco industry ahead of the health of its citizens.

# smoking - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Over two-thirds in poll support plain cigarette packaging
# Plain Packaging Bill
# Plain Packaging Bill

Over two-thirds in poll support plain cigarette packaging

Dec 5th 2013, 12:42 PM 5,454 Views 59 Comments

The Minister for Health, James Reilly, introduces the plain packaging bill at the Oireachtas Health Committee today.

# smoking - Monday 25 November, 2013

Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland
# Smoking
# Smoking

Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland

Nov 25th 2013, 12:50 PM 7,330 Views 52 Comments

The report pointed to a prevalence in smoking both among children and pregnant women in the more disadvantaged areas.

# smoking - Sunday 24 November, 2013

James Reilly vs tobacco industry: Stop making smoking look attractive to girls
# Thank You For Not Smoking
# Thank You For Not Smoking

James Reilly vs tobacco industry: Stop making smoking look attractive to girls

Nov 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 21,151 Views 98 Comments

He follows in the footsteps of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey and ex-minister Micheál Martin in the vendetta against the habit.