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[Ireland] EDITORIAL: Health: helping smokers to quit

ongoing research into this and the long-term safety of e-cigarettes should clarify these concerns. The annual additional cost of maximising the use of the combination of varenicline and NRT would be approximately €7 million, the report says; the Minister
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:18
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[Asia] Belgian cigar manufacturer J Cortés moves factory from Ireland to Sri Lanka

The century old Belgian cigar manufacturer J. Cortés is closing the cigar factory in Ballaghaderreen, Ireland in the next six months and moving its operations to Sri Lanka. J. Cortés acquired the Exclusive Cigar Manufacturing Ireland plant, a family ciga
LankaPage.com
added Apr 15, 2017 19:42
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[Ireland] Almost 40 jobs to go at cigar factory in town with population of just 3,000 people

A cigar plant in Roscommon is to close with the loss of 38 jobs. The jobs losses will come at the ECMI plant which is located in Ballaghaderreen. ECMI have been making cigars at the plant since 1978 but the viability of the company’s operations has come
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:35
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[Ireland, UK] Anderson Welcomes Ruling On Plain Packaging For Tobacco

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has welcomed a Supreme Court ruling on plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products. Martina Anderson said: 'This ruling from the Supreme Court on the tobacco industry's appeal over plain packaging is very welcome. '
Public.
added Apr 12, 2017 20:24
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[Ireland] HIQA advises Minister that interventions to help people quit smoking not only work, but are good value for money

“Today’s Health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions recommends using varenicline (either alone or in combination with nicotine replacement therapy [NRT]) for smokers wishing to use some type of pharmacological support in their attemp
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:11
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VAPE WARNING Health Information and Quality Authority warn about risks of e-cigarettes becoming more socially acceptable in Ireland

The Health Information and Quality Authority said existing evidence on their success in helping smokers to quit is promising, but cautioned that they may encourage people who have never smoked to take up vaping.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:28
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[Ireland] E-cigarettes are a cost-effective way to help smokers quit, HIQA claims

HIQA carried out the first study in the EU to examine the cost effectiveness of e-cigarettes in quit attempts. Their Health Technology Assessment (HTA), which was published today, found that not only do they work, but are good value for money. The hea
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:22
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[Ireland] Smokers should not rely on e-cigarettes to quit, says health body

Smokers should not rely on e-cigarettes to give up the habit due to a lack of evidence that they effectively help people to quit, the Health and Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) has said. In its first analysis of the cost-effectiveness of using e
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:21
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[Ireland] More evidence needed that e-cigarettes aid stopping smoking - HIQA study

A new study says there is not enough current evidence to show that e-cigarettes are an effective aid to help people stop smoking. The Health Information and Quality Authority has published the first analysis comparing the cost-effectiveness of various s
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:20
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[Ireland] More than 400,000 Irish people try to quit smoking every year

Half of people trying to quit smoking do so without any help, making them less likely to successfully kick the habit. That's according to a HIQA report which has made a number of recommendations to the Minister for Health. Every year more than 400,000
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:20
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