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[Ireland, UK] Nanny state champions make rights group fume

The taoiseach, health minister, and former health promotion minister are shortlisted for Golden Nanny awards at Forest’s “farewell to freedom” dinner next month. The tobacco industry-funded group normally holds their annual dinner in London, but has re
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:16
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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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[Europe, Ireland, UK] All Party Parliamentary Group to crackdown on illicit tobacco

UK MPs and peers from across the political spectrum are coming together to form an All Party Parliamentary Group to tackle illicit trade, with a focus on smuggled and counterfeit tobacco and alcohol. The cross-party group, which is being led by founder
SecuringIndustry.com (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:11
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[Ireland] University of Limerick president to introduce 'no smoking zones'

THE University of Limerick is moving towards having a ‘No-Smoking’ campus, its president Dr Des Fitzgerald has announced. Dr Fitzgerald said there will be designated smoke-free areas all around the campus in the coming months, with some being introduced
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:27
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