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# smoking - Thursday 12 November, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows Underage Drinking

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows

The report revealed 37% of Irish teenagers already used an e-cigarette at some stage.

# smoking - Monday 12 October, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Adolescents who use e-cigarettes three-to-five times more likely to start smoking, new review says Vaping

Adolescents who use e-cigarettes three-to-five times more likely to start smoking, new review says

The Health Research Board’s review will help inform Department of Health policy.

# smoking - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Sale of menthol cigarettes banned in Ireland from today Smoking

Sale of menthol cigarettes banned in Ireland from today

A European Court of Justice ruling four years ago declared that the flavouring is used to increase the attractiveness of cigarettes.

# smoking - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Should outdoor smoking areas go smoke-free when pubs and restaurants reopen? Lifting Lockdown This post contains a poll

Should outdoor smoking areas go smoke-free when pubs and restaurants reopen?

Health Minister Simon Harris said the proposal will be considered.

# smoking - Thursday 9 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous' Simon Harris

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'

A survey of over 15,500 schoolchildren in Ireland explored their relationship with alcohol, smoking, sex, food and exercise.

# smoking - Saturday 4 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May PROHIBITED

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May

Minister Harris says there is evidence that menthol flavoured cigarettes may be more addictive.

# smoking - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese Healthy Ireland

Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese

The number of smokers in Ireland has fallen again, with 17% of the nation smoking according to the latest Healthy Ireland survey.

# smoking - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses Vaping

HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses

More than 1,000 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses have been reported in the US, with 42 confirmed deaths in 24 states.

# smoking - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie British teenager ended up on life support after suffering respiratory failure linked to vaping Lung Failure

British teenager ended up on life support after suffering respiratory failure linked to vaping

At 16 years old, he required an exterior artificial lung to put oxygen into the blood

# smoking - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should people be allowed to smoke on hospital grounds? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people be allowed to smoke on hospital grounds?

No-smoking policies are being flouted at Dublin’s maternity hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors Smoking

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

# smoking - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

# smoking - Sunday 29 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland? Vaping

Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland?

E-cigarettes are not harmless, but now is not the time for mass hysteria, writes Professor Des Cox.

# smoking - Friday 20 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes more than €1 million worth of illegal cigarettes On Fire

Revenue seizes more than €1 million worth of illegal cigarettes

Revenue has intercepted a number of illegal cigarette shipments in recent weeks.

# smoking - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak Vaping

Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

# smoking - Monday 29 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New legislation to ban sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 Smoking

New legislation to ban sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18

The legislation will be considered by government in September.

# smoking - Monday 22 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors Smoking

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

# smoking - Monday 18 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

# smoking - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'E-cigarettes may be an effective tobacco cessation tool but at what cost to society'? E-cigarettes

Opinion: 'E-cigarettes may be an effective tobacco cessation tool but at what cost to society'?

‘We don’t want to solve the problems of current smokers by creating a whole new generation of smokers that the tobacco companies can prey on,’ writes Dr Des Cox.

# smoking - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should hospitals breath-test pregnant women to check if they smoke? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should hospitals breath-test pregnant women to check if they smoke?

Researchers say pregnant women who hide their smoking habit don’t get the level of monitoring they require.

# smoking - Saturday 5 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications Breathing Problems

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications

About 500,000 people in Ireland have COPD, but half of them likely do not know they have the condition.

# smoking - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019 Resolution This post contains videos

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019

Quitting smoking can be difficult, but having clear goals and support networks to help with motivation can help chances for success.

# smoking - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year Lighting Up

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year

Over 1,700 packets were sold in the year to 15 October.

# smoking - Sunday 11 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 500,000 people in Ireland have this condition, but half don't even realise COPD

500,000 people in Ireland have this condition, but half don't even realise

COPD, more commonly known as bronchitis or emphysema, is primarily caused by smoking.

# smoking - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study Bmj

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

# smoking - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Many people don't believe social smoking is harmful - as a doctor, I know that's not true' Opinion

Opinion: 'Many people don't believe social smoking is harmful - as a doctor, I know that's not true'

Dr Des Cox writes about the impact that social smoking has on your health, and why people need to quit smoking altogether.

# smoking - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests Study

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

# smoking - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks Divestment

Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks

Critics state the Courts Services continued investment in the tobacco industry flies in the face of the government’s Tobacco Free Ireland vision.

# smoking - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Smoking, vaping or even having nicotine patches during pregnancy may increase the risk of cot death

New research shows that babies can be at an increased risk of cot death if exposed to cigarettes or e-cigarette smoke while in the womb.

# smoking - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Smoking causes 100 deaths and more than 1000 hospital admissions in Ireland every week World No Tobacco Day

Smoking causes 100 deaths and more than 1000 hospital admissions in Ireland every week

A quarter of all men and 20% of women in Ireland smoke.

# smoking - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does Money Money Money

Offering free patches to employees who smoke doesn't help them quit - but giving them money does

A new US study found workers were three times more likely to quit if there was a financial incentive.

# smoking - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There's been a massive drop in young teens smoking in Ireland Decline

There's been a massive drop in young teens smoking in Ireland

The study was conducted between the years of 1995 and 2015 and shows a decline in adolescent smoking.

# smoking - Saturday 14 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cigarette butts make up more than half of the litter on Dublin's streets Butt Out

Cigarette butts make up more than half of the litter on Dublin's streets

To help draw attention to this Dublin City Council has started a new campaign.

# smoking - Sunday 8 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking Lancet

75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

The findings were published in The Lancet journal this week.

# smoking - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Netflix criticised over amount of smoking in its original programmes Stub It Out

Netflix criticised over amount of smoking in its original programmes

The worst offender was Stranger Things with 182 scenes with cigarettes.

# smoking - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food Restaurants

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food

Would you agree with a ban?

# smoking - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit Smoking Cessation

Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit

Although smoking rates are declining, smoking-related deaths remain the leading cause of avoidable deaths in this country, writes Dr Des Cox.

# smoking - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Police blame incident involving van in flames crashing into 18 pedestrians on 'smoking driver' Shanghai

Police blame incident involving van in flames crashing into 18 pedestrians on 'smoking driver'

The driver had reportedly been smoking which caused ‘dangerous substances’ in his van to catch fire.

# smoking - Thursday 1 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Carlow institute to bring in all-campus smoking ban from Valentine's Day Love Your Lungs

Carlow institute to bring in all-campus smoking ban from Valentine's Day

There will be three designated “smoking shelters” created for smokers to go.

# smoking - Sunday 21 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s Smoking

Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

The HSE figures relate to the first three quarters of last year.

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