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[Ireland] Ill Dublin Granny holds €23K worth of cigarettes to clear daughter's drug debt

The 61-year-old suffering with cancer was approached by a man who asked her to keep a total of 46,600 untaxed cigarettes
Dublin Live (ie)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:18
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’

Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
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IRELAND’S PLAIN PACKAGING RULES FOR TOBACCO NOW IN EFFECT

New plain packaging laws for tobacco products have gone into effect in Ireland, though it will be a while before the bland new look for cigar boxes completely overtake store shelves. According to a guidance document issued by the country’s department of
HalfWheel
added Oct 4, 2017 11:02
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Do youth access control policies stop young people smoking? Evidence from Ireland (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The evidence here is therefore strongly in support of continued use of MLAs as a policy measure to reduce smoking prevalence among adolescents. Tobacco control policy in Europe is lagging behind Canada and the US in that regard.
ESRI--Economic and Social Research Institute (ie)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:59
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Do youth access control policies stop young people smoking? Evidence from Ireland

The evidence found here strongly supports increases in MLAs as an effective policy tool to reduce youth smoking rates.
ESRI--Economic and Social Research Institute (ie)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:54
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[Ireland] Liz Dawn obituary: actor played one of soap’s best-loved figures

When she first became ill, after smoking 30 cigarettes a day for 55 years she was relieved to know that it was not cancer. But after emphysema was diagnosed, she soon found out that it, too, was a serious condition.
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate

The Global Burden of Disease study, published in The Lancet, is the first comprehensive analysis of trends from 1990-2014 and projections... Smoking prevalence (44)
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Sep 14, 2017 02:05
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[Ireland] Rise in number of pregnant women smoking heavily

The risk of babies being born earlier or at a lower birth weight has not fallen in one of the country's main maternity hospitals because so many pregnant women are continuing to smoke heavily, a new study reveals. The risk of babies being born earlier or
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:13
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