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[Europe, Ireland] Dublin People Electronic cigarettes under threat

NEW EU rules could see popular electronic devices used by thousands of Dubliners to give up smoking disappear in a puff of smoke. The rules are included in a new draft of the 11-year-old Tobacco Products Directive, which came into force before electroni
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Jan 13, 2013 23:57
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[Ireland] Anti-smoking law 'utterly unnecessary'

Forest Éireann, a group who represent the views of consumers who choose to smoke, say the ban and fine amounts to bullying. "Basically, like a lot of other legislation, it's utterly unnecessary to begin with," said spokesperson for the group, John Mallo
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Jan 12, 2013 22:36
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[Ireland] Ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Under the draft legislation, to be completed by the end of this month, passengers as well as drivers face fines of €3,000 for smoking in a commercial or private vehicle with children. The health initiative, originally proposed by senators, is expected to
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:18
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[Ireland] Tobacco lobby 'has to be taken on'

Minister of State for primary care Alex White yesterday described the tobacco industry as a very powerful lobby that had to be challenged. Mr White was launching an Irish Cancer Society report, Women and Smoking: Time to Face the Crisis, compiled in ass
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:49
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[Ireland] Women and Smoking / Time to Face the Crisis (PDF)

Some of the key recommendations to emerge from the group consultation at the conference and from the focus group research are outlined below: • The barriers to quitting smoking are multi-faceted and include psychological barriers, social factors, access
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:48
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[Ireland] Tobacco firms 'targeting' women with elegant, feminine packaging

According to health promotion experts, tobacco companies are trying to reel in women by creating candy-coloured packaging, white packaging, ‘women-only’ brands, low-tar, and new, super-slim products. This need to sell cigarettes via their packaging is m
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:35
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[Ireland] Women admit they are scrimping to keep on smoking

The worrying findings emerged in a focus group survey by the Irish Cancer Society in the wake of statistics showing lung cancer has now overtaken breast disease as the main cause of cancer death in women. One Irish woman in every three smokes, and it is
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 08:36
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[Ireland] Video: Younger women ignore smoking message as lung cancer outstrips breast cancer - Health News, Health - Independent.ie

According to the report, launched in Dublin today by TD Alex White, one in two younger and more disadvantaged women are smokers. And women from poorer backgrounds are twice as likely to suffer from lung cancer.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 10, 2013 10:23
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[Ireland] Concern over number of women smoking

The Irish Cancer Society has said a third of Irish women now smoke and more women are dying from lung cancer than breast cancer. In a report published today, the society calls for action to tackle what it describes as a smoking epidemic among Irish wome
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jan 10, 2013 10:08
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[Ireland] New warnings for cigarette packets

Graphic picture warnings on cigarette packets will be introduced from February 1st
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 10, 2013 09:50
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