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[Ireland] Consultation - HTA of smoking cessation interventions

agreed to undertake a health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions. This work examined the clinical and cost-effectiveness of different pharmacological and behavioural therapies designed to increase the chances of smokers making s
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:04
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers who quit

Irish report is the first in Europe to examine the cost effectiveness of e-cigarettes
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 18:59
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6,000 people in Ireland died smoking related deaths in 2016 sparking calls for action

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that 6 million people worldwide died this year from smoking or passive smoking, 5,900 of which were Irish. ASH, which is short for Action on Smoking and Health, are calling for people to consider the dangers of s
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Dec 28, 2016 15:35
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[Ireland] Junior Health Minister stands by 'personal view' on smoking in pubs

The Junior Health Minister Finian McGrath says he stands by his comments on smoking, but will support Government policy on it. Mr McGrath was commenting after he was quoted yesterday saying he would like to see more smoking facilities in bars and restau
WLR FM (ie)
added May 17, 2016 14:12
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[Ireland] Minister under fire over smoking comments

While Finian McGrath has since rowed back on his remarks, he insisted he was “fed up” with how smokers had been treated since the introduction of the smoking ban in 2004. The taoiseach has also been warned not to appoint John Halligan to a ministerial r
Times Of London (uk)
added May 17, 2016 14:10
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Pets and second-hand smoking

Ireland AM’s resident vet Pete Wederburn was in... So why are our animal friends more at risk from passive smoking than humans? Well, because our pets tend to spend all of their time in the house (if they are house animals) they have more time to be expos
TV3 (ie)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:26
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[Ireland] Fionn (11) sought car smoking ban after gran died of cancer

Wexford schoolboy Fionn O'Callaghan felt so strongly about children having to endure toxic fumes from adults smoking in cars that he wrote to Taoiseach Enda Kenny four years ago. He asked for a ban to be imposed on smoking in cars carrying children. "I
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:02
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[Ireland] Old reliables: 20 cigarettes cost over €10 for first time

There was immediate criticism of the 50 cent extra on packets of cigarettes in Budget 2016 from the National Federation of Retail Newsagents and tobacco companies, with John Player Ireland calling the move a “bonanza for bootleggers”
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:05
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[Ireland] 20-a-day habit will cost smokers €300 a month - enough to buy a new Mercedes

Cigarettes rose by 50c a pack from midnight last night in Michael Noonan's only tax hike in his fifth budget. It means a 20-a-day habit at €10.50 a pack will now cost a staggering €73.50 a week - or just shy of €300 per month. That's enough to finance
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:04
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[Ireland] AUDIO: "It seems obvious" - Senator and cancer specialist calls for €3 increase on box of cigarettes

Senator and oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Professor John Crown spoke to Newstalk Lunchtime this afternoon about the proposed increase. Senator Crown stated: "When you increase the price of smoking, you do reduce the amount of smoking. Anything we
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:58
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