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#Smoking

# smoking - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week From TheJournal.ie

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

May 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,884 Views 40 Comments

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

# smoking - Friday 6 May, 2016

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'
# Let's Go Menthol
From TheJournal.ie
# Let's Go Menthol

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'

May 6th 2016, 6:15 AM 30,894 Views 52 Comments

Part of the ECJ plan paves the way for the banning of menthol cigarettes.

# smoking - Thursday 21 April, 2016

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them
# France
From TheJournal.ie
# France

School students in Paris have had their smoking areas taken away from them

Apr 21st 2016, 12:05 PM 13,359 Views 12 Comments

Schools had allowed pupils to smoke inside school premises to lower their risk of being attacked.

# smoking - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off
# Greater Manchester
From TheJournal.ie
# Greater Manchester

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off

Feb 17th 2016, 11:02 AM 24,651 Views 45 Comments

Police are working with the school to crack down on the issue.

# smoking - Friday 5 February, 2016

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
# Sponsored By Nicorette
From TheJournal.ie
# Sponsored By Nicorette

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 25,990 Views 87 Comments

Tis the season…

# smoking - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings...
# Sponsored By HSE
From TheJournal.ie
# Sponsored By HSE

7 quick things you can do to help stop cigarette cravings...

Dec 30th 2015, 2:00 PM 29,159 Views 31 Comments

It’s all about distraction in those first weeks of quitting.

# smoking - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

New study finds that smoking damages pets
# Pet Hates
From TheJournal.ie
# Pet Hates

New study finds that smoking damages pets

Dec 29th 2015, 7:31 PM 10,281 Views 22 Comments

Cats are more likely to be affected than dogs.

# smoking - Thursday 17 December, 2015

If you smoke in a car that has a child in it, you will be fined €100
# Stubbed Out
From TheJournal.ie
# Stubbed Out

If you smoke in a car that has a child in it, you will be fined €100

Dec 17th 2015, 10:33 AM 9,643 Views 85 Comments

The law comes into effect on 1 January.

# smoking - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about
# Save Your Breath
From TheJournal.ie
# Save Your Breath

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about

Nov 14th 2015, 11:15 AM 32,480 Views 20 Comments

“My first instinct was ‘Oh my god, I’m going to die.’”

# smoking - Friday 13 November, 2015

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

Nov 13th 2015, 9:29 AM 23,781 Views 187 Comments

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman
# Smoking
# Smoking

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman

Nov 13th 2015, 7:05 AM 6,421 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland boss admits his a little envious of his international colleagues.

# smoking - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Millions of Americans could be banned from smoking in their own homes
# Public Housing
From TheJournal.ie
# Public Housing

Millions of Americans could be banned from smoking in their own homes

Nov 12th 2015, 11:16 PM 15,258 Views 54 Comments

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

# smoking - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language
# Recommendations
From TheJournal.ie
# Recommendations

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

Oct 22nd 2015, 7:16 PM 12,317 Views 52 Comments

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

# smoking - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs
# Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Smoking

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs

Oct 13th 2015, 2:53 PM 28,737 Views 83 Comments

Cigarette packs will increase by 50c, while petrol and alcohol duties are to remain unchanged.

# smoking - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?
# Analysis
From TheJournal.ie
# Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,257 Views 97 Comments

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# smoking - Friday 9 October, 2015

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers
# Such A Drag
From TheJournal.ie
# Such A Drag

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

Oct 9th 2015, 4:59 PM 10,021 Views 25 Comments

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

# smoking - Friday 11 September, 2015

Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices
# Ecigarettes
From TheJournal.ie
# Ecigarettes

Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices

Sep 11th 2015, 9:24 PM 19,364 Views 78 Comments

“Currently the evidence base does not support prohibiting vaping in public places…”

# smoking - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity
# Danger
From TheJournal.ie
# Danger

Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity

Aug 30th 2015, 5:00 PM 24,562 Views 22 Comments

Scared of skiing? Try snowboarding…

# smoking - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it's time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it's time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact

Aug 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 1,407 Views 104 Comments

Ireland’s health bodies, cancer charities and societies need to follow the facts and treat electronic cigarettes with an open mind, argues Joe Dunne.

# smoking - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking
# E-cigarettes
From TheJournal.ie
# E-cigarettes

Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking

Aug 19th 2015, 10:52 AM 21,976 Views 71 Comments

The report is the first to show that e-cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco smoking.

# smoking - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever
# Cruel And Unusual
From The Daily Edge
# Cruel And Unusual

This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever

Aug 4th 2015, 10:10 AM 8,688 Views 2 Comments

When the going gets tough, the tough dads get going.

# smoking - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban
# Ashes To Ashes
From TheJournal.ie
# Ashes To Ashes

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban

Jul 1st 2015, 6:02 AM 15,445 Views 34 Comments

The plan didn’t go down well.

# smoking - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 51 Views 34 Comments

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

# smoking - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Jun 20th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,296 Views 77 Comments

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

# smoking - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting
# Islam
From TheJournal.ie
# Islam

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

Jun 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 23,992 Views 60 Comments

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

# smoking - Monday 15 June, 2015

This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece
# Passive Nightmares
From The Daily Edge
# Passive Nightmares

This Enniscorthy youth group's anti-smoking film is a cinematic masterpiece

Jun 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 2,856 Views 2 Comments

#PassiveNightmares4Oscars2016

# smoking - Monday 1 June, 2015

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?

Jun 1st 2015, 1:05 PM 26,408 Views 83 Comments

Yes, no or sometimes?

# smoking - Sunday 31 May, 2015

How do Ireland's smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually From TheJournal.ie

How do Ireland's smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually

May 31st 2015, 1:49 PM 16,596 Views 44 Comments

Today is World No Tobacco Day.

# smoking - Sunday 24 May, 2015

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them
# Stub It Out
From TheJournal.ie
# Stub It Out

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

May 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 18,304 Views 46 Comments

“With such unprecedented rates of success, the trick now is to figure out how to get more people to sign up — to feel like they have skin in the game.”

# smoking - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters
# Cough Cough
From TheJournal.ie
# Cough Cough

Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters

May 20th 2015, 2:17 PM 8,899 Views 4 Comments

It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.

# smoking - Monday 11 May, 2015

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)
# Richard Overton
From TheJournal.ie
# Richard Overton

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)

May 11th 2015, 6:15 AM 17,314 Views 15 Comments

Richard Overton fought in World War II.

# smoking - Sunday 3 May, 2015

The workplace smoking ban didn't stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame
# Kick The Habit
From TheJournal.ie
# Kick The Habit

The workplace smoking ban didn't stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame

May 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 18,542 Views 38 Comments

Research by the ESRI found there was actually a larger decrease in smoking among non-workers.

# smoking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned
# Blazing Squad
From The Daily Edge
# Blazing Squad

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned

Apr 21st 2015, 11:20 AM 6,019 Views 0 Comments

Because they got high, because they got high…

# smoking - Friday 17 April, 2015

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
# Smokes
From TheJournal.ie
# Smokes

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?

Apr 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 13,900 Views 148 Comments

That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.

# smoking - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine...
# Lovely Fags
From TheJournal.ie
# Lovely Fags

Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine...

Apr 8th 2015, 1:37 PM 21,619 Views 18 Comments

An Irish pension provider is offering larger payouts to people who are, well, likely to die sooner.

# smoking - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...
# Risk Detection
From TheJournal.ie
# Risk Detection

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...

Mar 26th 2015, 6:03 AM 18,804 Views 6 Comments

A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.

# smoking - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies
# Development
From TheJournal.ie
# Development

These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies

Mar 24th 2015, 10:11 AM 27,571 Views 73 Comments

Researchers say the effects may be seen in the facial movements of unborn babies.

# smoking - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
# Up In Smoke
From TheJournal.ie
# Up In Smoke

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Mar 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,864 Views 38 Comments

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

# smoking - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?
# Analysis
From TheJournal.ie
# Analysis

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?

Mar 8th 2015, 9:50 AM 19,667 Views 80 Comments

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

# smoking - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013
# Breaking The Habit
From TheJournal.ie
# Breaking The Habit

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:20 PM 30,245 Views 65 Comments

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.