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[Ireland] 'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

A HARD-HITTING campaign aimed at getting people to quit smoking tells us that one in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease. Thousands of people have signed up to the HSE’s Quit initiative, and there has been a decrease in the number of p
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30
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[Ireland] Call for cigarette plain packaging start date

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) is calling on the Government to replace branded cigarette packs with plain ones as soon as possible. According to the charity, a survey it carried out found that 78% of people support the introduction of standardised packa
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24
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[Ireland] Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes

INMATES IN IRISH prisons who are trying to quit smoking will soon have access to electronic cigarettes. In a recent court case, the barrister for a defendant complained to the judge that the man had been advised for health reasons to stop smoking, but e-
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:15
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[Ireland] HSE to develop nicotine addiction guidelines

following the publication of HIQA’s final health technology assessment (HTA) report on smoking cessation interventions, the Executive would begin the development of clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction. These
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:55
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[Ireland] Smoking in pregnancy ‘dropped by 25% in five years’

Smoking during pregnancy has dropped by one-quarter in five years but it remains a challenging problem, according to new Irish research. The study, which shows for the first time that women are smoking e-cigarettes during pregnancy, says the safety of th
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Ireland] COLEMAN: Smoking should be banned outdoors near food

doesn't necessarily mean that it is suitable for smokers, and certainly permitting customers to smoke right beside dining tables shows a lack of regard for those who prefer to eat in a smoke-free environment. Enniscorthy Guardian
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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Buying a box of cigarettes in Ireland could eventually cost €30

Saturday marked World Cancer Day and the Irish Cancer Society is asking the government to make a huge increase in the cost of cigarettes in Ireland. The ICS say one-in-four cancer deaths are caused by smoking tobacco and they want to help reduce that fi
Joe.ie (ie)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:15
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[Australia, Ireland] Irish Cancer Society Urging Government To Increase Price Of Tobacco.

To mark World Cancer Day, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the Government to follow Australia's lead in increasing the price of tobacco. Australia plans to hike the cost of cigarettes to €28 by 2020. One in four cancer deaths in Ireland are caused by sm
KFM Kildare (ie)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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BATES: Vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Ireland - consultation response in five quotes

On 5th January, Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority published a draft Health Technology Assessment on smoking cessation interventions with a press release. The assessment was positive about e-cigarettes.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:41
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