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[Ireland] Smoking costing healthcare system half a billion a year

Head of Services and Advocacy at the Irish Cancer Society Donal Buggy said: “This is a positive and significant contribution to the existing evidence on tobacco consumption and its effects, and covers a broad range of costs associated with smoking.” “It
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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[Ireland] Cost of smoking to healthcare system revealed in new study

Smoking has cost our healthcare system a total of €506m as well as €1bn in lost productivity per year, a new study has found. The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the report, published by the Department of Health.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:30
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[Ireland, UK] Irish Cancer Society ‘cannot recommend’ e-cigarettes

The Irish Cancer Society has said it cannot recommend e-cigarettes to help people stop smoking until further research is carried out into the long-term health implications.
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 28, 2016 16:20
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[Ireland] Cantillon: shops stockpiling cigarettes boost tax take

Despite some lack of clarity over the fate of legal challenges to the new law, it appears that retailers are taking the opportunity now to buy up branded packs before the ban officially takes force. Stocks acquired before the ban comes into force can sti
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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[Ireland] Teen girls who were smoking behind shop that went up in flames killing fireman 'panicked'

Two teenage girls who had been smoking cigarettes at the back of a city centre shop, which went up in flames killing a firefighter, said they were "panicking and upset" upon seeing the "commotion", an inquest has heard.
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:38
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[Ireland, UK] Slimmed down Jonathan Ross puffs on a electronic cigar in London as continues health kick

He's been smoking cigars for years, but it looks like Jonathan Ross is sticking with the electronic version. The chatterbox was spotted with a right mouthful as he arrived at the ITV studios on Tuesday morning in London, balancing the smoking device in
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Mar 27, 2016 00:23
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[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] MEPs vote to end tobacco agreement

furious members of the European Parliament voted to end the agreement first drawn up by the European Commission in a deal to settle a court action against the companies long believed to be part of the smuggling racket. They were even more incensed when i
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:16
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[Ireland] Smoke just 10 cigarettes a day? You're spending more than €1900 a year

With Lent and springtime popular times for people to try kicking this particular habit, take a good look at the true cost of cigarettes. At €10.50 for a box of 20, even a relatively low habit of 10 a day will set you back more than €1900 a year, just un
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:24
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[Ireland] Advertising code seeks to discourage e-cigarette use

A section on e-cigarettes states that e-cigarette advertising should be socially responsible and should not encourage non-smokers, or non-nicotine users to use them. People shown using e-cigarettes or playing a significant role should neither be, nor se
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:55
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[Ireland] Ads for e-cigarettes and gambling will be subject to new rules

Ads suggesting e-cigarettes are positive or ones which exaggerate the environmental benefits of particular products will fall foul of a new advertising watchdog code coming into force on Tuesday. The new code will also more tightly control how ads are di
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
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