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[Ireland] The health effects: Smoking rate falls from 29% to 22% in 10 years

Ten years after Ireland became the first country to ban smoking in all workplaces, the measure is popular and widely complied with, and it has made pubs, restaurants and lots of other places more pleasant. But multiple studies suggest the ban’s real succ
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 23, 2014 00:43
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[Ireland] Cigarette company unveils scary-looking anti plain-pack website

A TOBACCO COMPANY has unveiled a new website claiming to offer the ‘plain facts’ on the issue of the revised rules for cigarette packaging being planned by Health Minister James Reilly. The site — designed in a stark grey, white and yellow colour scheme
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Feb 21, 2014 10:55
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[Ireland] VIDEO: This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her

BREDA FLOOD IS a school principal from Wexford who has never smoked. However, she has required emergency medical care because of cigarettes. Speaking at a press briefing organised by a number of health organisations and charities, she noted that smoking
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:57
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[Ireland] CLIFFORD: If Government is serious it should go the whole hog and ban cigarettes

Again, addicted to a drug the Government refuses to ban. If they give up, it will be on their terms – not the HSE's. And what of patients with mental health problems? In their darkest hour, is some security guard really going to prevent them from smoki
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:21
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[Ireland] Review to examine if e-cigarettes should only be sold in pharmacies

THE Department of Health is carrying out a review to see if e-cigarettes should be licensed and only sold in pharmacies under proposals to tighten up the regulation of nicotine products. The review has been ordered by Health Minister James Reilly who s
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 15, 2013 18:09
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Ireland plans to adopt plain packaging of cigarettes

Health chiefs lauded the move as a vital tool to combat youth smoking, while tobacco companies warned removing all logos, trademarks and colours from packs would benefit criminals involved in illegal smuggling.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2013 01:37
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[Ireland] Taoiseach conducts formal talks with tobacco indstry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny received a delegation of senior tobacco industry figures in Government Buildings a fortnight ago, the first time any Taoiseach has conducted formal talks with the industry. Mr Kenny was accompanied by ministers Michael Noonan and Al
Irish Times (ie)
added May 23, 2013 03:46
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland] MORGAN: Tobacco companies spend billions on packaging for a reason

You may be convinced that attractive packaging doesn't sway your decision to smoke - but it's still big business, writes Dr Ross Morgan.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 29, 2013 15:33
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco facing stricter regime

EU LAW UPDATE: On December 19th, the European Commission adopted proposals for the amendment of the Tobacco Products Directive which would result in stricter requirements in respect of the manufacture, packaging and sale of cigarettes.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:20
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[Ireland] O'MEARA: Deadly consequences of smoking must be tackled by tobacco control strategy

Irish Times (ie)
added May 11, 2012 02:16
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