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[Ireland] Discovery opens up new routes to strengthen anti-smoking efforts to control TB

scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James's Hospital in Ireland have unlocked the mechanism underlying the connection between smoking and Tuberculosis (TB). This discovery will considerably strengthen anti-smoking efforts to control TB and uncover
added Dec 4, 2014 19:41

[Ireland] Public views sought on tobacco controls

A public consultation on imposing tougher tobacco sale restrictions has been launched by the Department of Health. ..introduction of a licensing system for tobacco products and non-medicinal nicotine delivery systems, including e-cigarettes. It is propo
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:27

Ireland pushes Europe's anti-smoking drive with plain packaging

Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies. As part of Dublin's plan to make Ireland a smoke-free society by 2025—meaning a prevalence rate of under five percen
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 1, 2014 06:32

[Ireland] An Athy pub has been banned from selling tobacco products for 30 days after pleading guilty to breaching the smoking ban.

Last week, Athy District Court heard how three women were observed lighting up and enjoying a fag in an area with "four walls and a roof" in the Smugglers Bar in the town.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:23

[Ireland] 278 convictions over smoking ban breaches since 2004

The HSE said in recent years the majority of convictions relate to offences in smoking areas of licenced premises. Details of convictions for offences between April and September of this year have been published today.
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Nov 21, 2014 11:59

[Ireland] Major problems with smoking area compliance

While convictions for allowing smoking in the workplace have dropped, the main problem areas are designated smoking areas in pubs and clubs, according to a HSE report out yesterday. Over the six-month period April-September 2014, there were eight court
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:20

KEANE: Ireland must lead the way with a ban to save our children from evils of smoking

Health Minister Leo Varadkar must look at the proposal to ban smoking by all kids born after January 1, 2000.This would be a lifetime ban.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:49

[Ireland] Criminals running sophisticated tobacco operation

CRIMINALS are importing tobacco on the cheap to Cork and are putting it in to packets belonging to well-known brands. Customs are warning that this tobacco is often mixed with other substances to make it go further. Special machines are used to wrap the
Evening Echo (ie)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:03

[Europe, Ireland] RTE refuses to air ads for e-cigarettes

RTE says it will wait for the development of specific advertising codes before deciding if it will air commercials for e-cigarettes... e-cigarettes are neither classified as tobacco products nor cures for smoking, and therefore fall outside the area of th
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:19

[Ireland] Tot cheats death after e-cigarette exploded 'like a firework' inches from where he was playing

Stunned mum Frankie Worthington said the explosion could have killed her son Alfie if a table hadn't acted as a shield and protected him from the blast
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:41
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