Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Ireland 4,485 headlines found

8 Views

[Ireland] Plain packaging for cigarettes to begin in September

Ireland will become the fourth country in the world to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products, the Government has announced... Pro-tobacco group Forest Ireland described the measure as “gesture politics” and predicted it would not work.
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:04
5 Views

[Ireland] Cigarettes will be sold in plain packaging with graphic health warnings from September

The order, which applies to all tobacco products from September 30, will outlaw the eye-catching traditional cigarette packet. The commencement order has been signed by Minister for Health, Simon Harris and Health Promotion Minister Marcella Corcoran Ken
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:53
5 Views

Ireland still among the highest smokers in the world

with 27pc of us still lighting up in 2015... Ireland prides itself as an anti-smoking leader as it was the first country in the world to ban smoking in the workplace back in 2004, but Panama introduced a complete smoke-free policy and a complete ban on ad
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:26
5 Views

[Europe] Allen Carr's Easyway Proven to be Nearly Twice as Effective as Existing Smoking Cessation Options, According to Randomised Controlled Trial by Irish Government & TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland

Announced at the 7th European Conference Tobacco or Health ...the Irish Government has indicated the superiority of Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking Seminars, compared to other methods of smoking cessation, proving nearly twice as effective as the ot
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2017 17:21
5 Views

[Ireland] Boxer’s guilty plea over illegal tobacco

One of the biggest figures in Irish boxing signed a plea of guilty yesterday to a charge of having unstamped tobacco products for sale or delivery in Cork. Boxer Kieran Joyce was remanded in custody last month until April 4 for sentencing in a similar c
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:41
2 Views

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

The Annual Report of Tobacco Free Ireland Action Plan has looked at the actions taken that seek to eliminate smoking from society. As part of the research it recorded that 19% of people smoke daily and 4% smoke occasionally. It therefore records 23% of
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:16
2 Views

[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
8 Views

[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
4 Views

[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
8 Views

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines