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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

A REPORT BY Hiqa has acknowledged e-cigarettes’ “success” in helping people quit smoking, but says that further study is needed into their clinical and cost-effectiveness. The assessment comes as Hiqa begin a public consultation, calling for submissions
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:12
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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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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: E-Cigarettes Cost-Effective Way To Help Smokers Quit - Analysis

Ireland is the only country in the EU to include e-cigarettes in a state assessment of how best to help citizens give up smoking. Dublin’s Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found that more people using e-cigarettes would lead to more peopl
Press Association (uk)
added May 30, 2017 15:07
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[Ireland] BLAKE: Working life: Martina Blake, HSE lead for the tobacco-free programme www.quit.ie

There’s a meeting of the National HSE Tobacco Free Ireland programme group starting at 10.30am, which I chair. The room is booked from 9am, so I continue to respond to emails and make sure the teleconference facilities are set up for those connecting t
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 19, 2017 14:54
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[Ireland] Branded tobacco tins ‘are a cynical wheeze to beat law’

A tobacco manufacturer is offering cigarettes for sale in durable branded tins, days before plain-packaging rules come into force. James Reilly, the former health minister who tabled the plain-packaging legislation, described the move by Japan Tobacco I
Times Of London (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:41
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[Ireland] Amazing women manage to quit smoking after Irish Cancer Society programme

An amazing group of women from Tallaght are celebrating after completing a programme to quit smoking. The course from the Irish Cancer Society called "We Can Quit" was completed by 12 women in the Fettercairn Community Centre, with 10 of them managing to
Dublin Live (ie)
added May 9, 2017 21:08
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[Ireland, New York] Irish Cancer Society slams Hollywood stars for photos showing them smoking at Met Gala

Chadwick added that celebrities who post photos of themselves smoking do the work that advertising companies can not by promoting the habit..."Tobacco companies can no longer market their products directly to young people through billboards and TV ads. Th
Joe.ie (ie)
added May 9, 2017 20:27
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[Europe, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Huge haul of cigarettes and fuel seized by Revenue

Almost 45 million cigarettes worth €23.5m were seized in 2016... Trade group Retailers Against Smuggling said the continued problem showed the Government needed to provide more resources to combat smuggling, particularly in light of Brexit.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Ireland] Trinity academics call for targeted smoking prevention in new study

The study...explores smoking and quitting behaviours among students. The study aims to assist College in developing ways to promote a smoke-free campus. The study aims to “aid the implementation of a smoke-free campus”, collecting data about the smoking
Trinity News (ie)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:08
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[Ireland] Exams a bad time for stop smoking campaign

A survey of more than 700 students has found that smokers on a university campus are more likely to be aged 22 or above and live in their own accommodation — and that campaigns to raise awareness of quitting are more successful if timed away from exam ti
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 26, 2017 01:16
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