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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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[Ireland] Body question's Hiqa's concern about vaping being a gateway to smoking

The body which represents firms selling e-cigarettes in Ireland has questioned concerns over vaping being a gateway to smoking. It comes as the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) today warned about the risk of e-cigarettes becoming more soci
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:15
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Secrets of my success: Peter Nixon, UK and Ireland managing director, Philip Morris

Our goal is to move to a smoke-free world and the UK is one of the countries leading that. It was a huge, bold decision to target that. The technology and science has evolved so quickly and we are pretty confident about these new types of product. I tr
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:39
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[Ireland] Irish Ex-Smokers Outnumber Those Who Smoke

The HSE has launched a new quit campaign today to try to reduce the 6-thousand people who die of tobacco related diseases here every year.
Today FM (ie)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:25
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