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[Ireland] HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

has commenced a national public consultation on a health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions. This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Exec
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:03
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[Ireland] HIQA finds e-cigarettes a ‘cost-effective treatment’

HIQA today (January 5) commenced a national public consultation on a draft health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions – the first of its kind in the EU to examine the cost-effectiveness of e-cigarettes.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:17
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers quitting - report

Greater uptake of e-cigarettes by smokers is likely to increase the number of people who successfully give up smoking, according to an independent analysis of health interventions. The “health technology assessment”, published by the Health Information a
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:51
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[Ireland] More women diagnosed with oral cancer ($$)

Oral cancer rates in Ireland rose significantly between 1999 and 2009, driven by a sharp increase in cases of the disease in women, a study has found. Incidence of the disease in Irish women rose significantly over a 16-year period beginning in 1994 at
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 7, 2017 20:47
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Ireland] Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution

The government is considering restricting the sale of e-cigarettes in Ireland, which, according to Vape Business Ireland would mean “that vaping products would no longer be a viable alternative to smoking”. So before you decide to vape, make sure you’re
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:10
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[Ireland] Quitting smokers 'should not vape'

Vaping has been endorsed by governments in the UK and other countries but ASH chairman Dr Pat Doorley said he was concerned about the risk it poses to long-term health. "Some people say they do help them but we don't think the evidence is strong enough
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:06
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[Ireland] Decision to divest in tobacco industries is positive development – Swanick

Fianna Fáil Senator Dr Keith Swanick has welcomed a Government announcement to end the practice of public investments in tobacco companies. In October, the Belmullet-based Senator received confirmation that the taxpayer, through the National Treasury Ma
The Mayo News (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Ireland] Customs seized huge haul of black market cigarettes and tobacco in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in one county during 2016. The Revenue service said its investigators launched a series of operations to disrupt the black market in the Louth area alone. At least a doze
The Irish News (uk)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Ireland] Smoking death toll nearly 6,000 this year, campaigners claim

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Ireland called on people to consider quitting in the new year. Overall, the number of smokers has fallen but ASH said 5,900 tobacco users died in 2016.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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