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[Ireland] Fleming fumes over tobacco hazard for State agencies

Tobacco should be added to a list including cluster munitions and antipersonnel mines in which State agencies are prohibited from investing, the Dáil has heard. Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Seán Fleming said legislation which bans investment
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:13
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[Ireland] Hospitals urged to lift the ban on vaping ($$)

Patients should be allowed to vape in hospitals to encourage people to quit smoking, a lobby group has said. The Irish Vape Vendors Association (IVVA), which represents e-cigarette sellers, said that forcing people to use their devices alongside smokers
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:33
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Ireland's investment body could be stopped investing in tobacco - but doesn't invest very much in tobacco

A LAW HAS been proposed that would see Ireland’s Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) banned from investing in tobacco companies. The proposal was floated by Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Health and Mental Health, Dr Keith Swanick.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 17, 2017 00:05
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[Ireland] The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies

THE IRISH STATE’S sovereign wealth fund has just sold all of its shares in tobacco companies in a move to offload some of its ‘legacy investments’. Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced today that the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (Isif) “has com
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 17, 2017 00:04
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Tipp farmer ambitions to produce premium cigars from tobacco grown in Ireland

He has already secured a licence from the Revenue Commissioners for the growing and handling of tobacco, and has produced two crops to date. While most people would associate tobacco with warmer climes, such as the Caribbean or the southern states of Am
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:12
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[Ireland] 124000 cigarettes seized in Co Louth

During 2016, in an ongoing series of operations in the Louth area, targeted to disrupt the sale of illicit tobacco products in local markets, Revenue Officers seized over 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg of tobacco.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:55
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[Ireland] More women diagnosed with oral cancer ($$)

Oral cancer rates in Ireland rose significantly between 1999 and 2009, driven by a sharp increase in cases of the disease in women, a study has found. Incidence of the disease in Irish women rose significantly over a 16-year period beginning in 1994 at
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 7, 2017 20:47
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[Ireland] Tobacco Smoking: New Study Shows Higher Oral Cancer Risk in Women

In the years 1999 to 2009, women in Ireland had more cases cases of oral cancer because of tobacco smoking. Between 1994 to 2001, there are around 2,147 people who were diagnosed with oral cancer, which means this is a big figure.
Counsel & Heal
added Jan 7, 2017 20:46
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[Ireland] Consultation - HTA of smoking cessation interventions

agreed to undertake a health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions. This work examined the clinical and cost-effectiveness of different pharmacological and behavioural therapies designed to increase the chances of smokers making s
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:04
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[Ireland] HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

has commenced a national public consultation on a health technology assessment of smoking cessation interventions. This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Exec
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 19:03
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