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# stop-smoking - Thursday 30 June, 2016

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

And hopefully will help you to quit, too.

# stop-smoking - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell

The late Gerry Collins was remembered by his daughter Lisa at the HSE Heathcare Leaders Masterclass in the Convention Centre this month.

# stop-smoking - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for?

Anti-smoking campaigner spoke of his love for family in ‘Gerry’s Story’, released today for first time.

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are

About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.

# stop-smoking - Monday 27 January, 2014

Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s Exclusive

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

# stop-smoking - Friday 3 May, 2013

Smokers in Europe 'not being given enough help to quit'

A paper published in The Lancet medical journal calls for more action from authorities in Europe to combat smoking with over a quarter of the continent’s population said to be smokers.

# stop-smoking - Friday 27 July, 2012

One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit

Jealousy, guilt about their own smoking and wanting a smoking “buddy” among the main reasons.

# stop-smoking - Monday 21 March, 2011

Almost 4 in 5 Irish smokers want to kick the habit

European survey finds that Ireland’s smokers are second only to Luxembourg in their desire to quit – but that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the country.