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#Smoking

# smoking - Monday 2 March, 2015

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’
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# QUIT

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:26 PM 14,059 Views 64 Comments

It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.

# smoking - Friday 20 February, 2015

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.

Feb 20th 2015, 2:20 PM 191 Views 114 Comments

Multinational tobacco companies don’t want to see Ireland introduce plain packaging because they know it works, writes Minister James Reilly.

# smoking - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'
# Lighten Up
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# Lighten Up

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'

Feb 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 18,011 Views 102 Comments

Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.

Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?
# Give Up Your Aul Sins
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# Give Up Your Aul Sins

Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?

Feb 18th 2015, 6:15 AM 14,898 Views 40 Comments

Many Christian traditions have lost their appeal but Lent remains popular, for good reasons, lifestyle experts say.

# smoking - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'
# War On Tobacco
From TheJournal.ie
# War On Tobacco

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'

Feb 17th 2015, 7:38 PM 24,563 Views 204 Comments

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# smoking - Monday 16 February, 2015

Are you a smoker? Cigarettes could shrink a vital part of your brain
# Impaired Thinking
From TheJournal.ie
# Impaired Thinking

Are you a smoker? Cigarettes could shrink a vital part of your brain

Feb 16th 2015, 6:59 PM 12,400 Views 42 Comments

Giving up could help reverse the problem, researchers have found.

# smoking - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic
# Cheery Reading
From TheJournal.ie
# Cheery Reading

The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic

Feb 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 35,747 Views 29 Comments

People worry about being murdered and dying in plane crashes but the NHS says it’s the heart disease that’ll get you.

# smoking - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works
# Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Smoking

Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works

Feb 11th 2015, 10:15 PM 16,859 Views 64 Comments

New research finds plain packaging reduces ‘cigarette-seeking’ by almost 10%.

# smoking - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

How to get pregnant women to quit smoking? Pay them
# Financial Incentive
From TheJournal.ie
# Financial Incentive

How to get pregnant women to quit smoking? Pay them

Jan 28th 2015, 2:33 PM 12,532 Views 60 Comments

More than 20% of the women offered vouchers kicked the habit, compared with 9% given normal NHS support alone.

# smoking - Saturday 17 January, 2015

9 reasons you should definitely quit smoking this year
# Quitting
From The Daily Edge
# Quitting

9 reasons you should definitely quit smoking this year

Jan 17th 2015, 1:03 PM 21,916 Views 35 Comments

It’s time.

# smoking - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Women smoke to 'deal with stress of pregnancy'
# Growing Up In Ireland
From TheJournal.ie
# Growing Up In Ireland

Women smoke to 'deal with stress of pregnancy'

Jan 15th 2015, 12:15 PM 13,850 Views 108 Comments

And it makes children weigh less at birth.

# smoking - Monday 12 January, 2015

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why
# Nicotine
From TheJournal.ie
# Nicotine

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why

Jan 12th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,212 Views 18 Comments

A study has revealed the rate at which smokers metabolise nicotine could predict the best way to quit.

# smoking - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco

Jan 10th 2015, 1:38 PM 6,925 Views 3 Comments

He even used to sell them when he was younger.

# smoking - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Back in 1984 the Government was worried about banning smoking in classrooms
# State Papers
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# State Papers

Back in 1984 the Government was worried about banning smoking in classrooms

Jan 1st 2015, 7:15 PM 29,550 Views 47 Comments

In some schools smoking in the classroom was “an accepted practice”.

# smoking - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco
# Be Strong
From TheJournal.ie
# Be Strong

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco

Dec 24th 2014, 7:00 PM 91 Views 38 Comments

Stopping smoking is likely to give you a better quality of life, peace of mind and add years to your life.

# smoking - Monday 24 November, 2014

"It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you've caused it yourself"
# Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Smoking

"It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you've caused it yourself"

Nov 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,901 Views 24 Comments

“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”

# smoking - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?
# Keep Her Lit
From TheJournal.ie
# Keep Her Lit

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?

Nov 20th 2014, 5:55 PM 27,198 Views 25 Comments

And which part of the country has most over the last four years?

# smoking - Friday 14 November, 2014

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you
# Tuberculosis
From TheJournal.ie
# Tuberculosis

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you

Nov 14th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,045 Views 6 Comments

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered exactly how smokers are more at risk of TB.

# smoking - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV?
# Vaping On-air
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# Vaping On-air

Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV?

Nov 11th 2014, 3:35 PM 10,571 Views 29 Comments

Local sellers hope Ireland will follow the UK’s lead in featuring ‘vaping’ commercials on television.

# smoking - Monday 10 November, 2014

E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television
# Vaping
From TheJournal.ie
# Vaping

E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television

Nov 10th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,203 Views 30 Comments

Previous incarnations of the advert were banned for being ‘too sexy’.

# smoking - Thursday 9 October, 2014

How much will people be fined for smoking in a car with children?
# No Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# No Smoking

How much will people be fined for smoking in a car with children?

Oct 9th 2014, 3:39 PM 13,366 Views 88 Comments

There’s speculation that the original fine could be €80 but this could go up to €1,000 if the fine isn’t paid and the case is brought to court.

# smoking - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking?

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:28 AM 12,558 Views 108 Comments

With new laws to restrict smoking, we’re asking: Nanny state gone too far? Or public health necessity?

Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars
# Stubbed Out
From TheJournal.ie
# Stubbed Out

Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:04 AM 5,523 Views 49 Comments

A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.

# smoking - Thursday 25 September, 2014

France to follow Ireland's lead with plain cigarette packaging
# Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Smoking

France to follow Ireland's lead with plain cigarette packaging

Sep 25th 2014, 8:21 PM 10,746 Views 48 Comments

Ireland became the first country in Europe to commit to introducing standardised packaging in 2013.

# smoking - Monday 22 September, 2014

Here's what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland
# Dark Days - Black Market
From TheJournal.ie
# Dark Days - Black Market

Here's what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland

Sep 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 13,701 Views 6 Comments

Short version: the crisis really, really helped illegal tobacco.

# smoking - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Twitter just made this girl's mum quit smoking
# Holy Smokes
From The Daily Edge
# Holy Smokes

Twitter just made this girl's mum quit smoking

Sep 18th 2014, 11:55 AM 4,099 Views 1 Comment

A contract is a contract.

# smoking - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

E-cigarette company up in smoke
# Vaping
From TheJournal.ie
# Vaping

E-cigarette company up in smoke

Sep 2nd 2014, 2:37 PM 35,661 Views 40 Comments

Healthier Smoker being wound up after promising new jobs in Waterford.

# smoking - Monday 1 September, 2014

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer
# Ah Go On
From TheJournal.ie
# Ah Go On

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Sep 1st 2014, 9:31 AM 13,047 Views 35 Comments

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

# smoking - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?

Aug 30th 2014, 9:25 AM 10,927 Views 106 Comments

UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.

# smoking - Friday 29 August, 2014

Australia's plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade
# Smokers
From TheJournal.ie
# Smokers

Australia's plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade

Aug 29th 2014, 6:20 AM 7,515 Views 26 Comments

Research also found that plain tobacco packs don’t hurt small retailers or flood the market with very cheap cigarettes,

# smoking - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

WHO calls for ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors
# Cracking Down
From TheJournal.ie
# Cracking Down

WHO calls for ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors

Aug 26th 2014, 1:37 PM 14,454 Views 81 Comments

The organisation has called for measures to be taken against the devices until further research is conducted.

# smoking - Friday 8 August, 2014

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging
# Fire
From TheJournal.ie
# Fire

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

Aug 8th 2014, 4:43 PM 34,111 Views 43 Comments

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

# smoking - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer
# Landmark
From TheJournal.ie
# Landmark

Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer

Jul 20th 2014, 11:40 AM 29,235 Views 102 Comments

Lawyers argued that the tobacco company was negligent in informing consumers of the dangers of smoking.

# smoking - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre
# Vaping Ban
From TheJournal.ie
# Vaping Ban

E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre

Jul 9th 2014, 6:55 AM 23,891 Views 69 Comments

Blanchardstown Centre takes a stand against ‘vaping’, following similar moves by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail.

# smoking - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are
# Stop Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Stop Smoking

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are

Jun 17th 2014, 6:00 AM 9,432 Views 59 Comments

About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.

# smoking - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

It's official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes
# It's Happening
From TheJournal.ie
# It's Happening

It's official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes

Jun 10th 2014, 10:00 PM 44,317 Views 204 Comments

“Cigarette packets will no longer be a mobile advertisement for the tobacco industry,” said Minister James Reilly.

# smoking - Friday 6 June, 2014

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?

Jun 6th 2014, 8:47 AM 13,950 Views 195 Comments

Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?

# smoking - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally
# Up In Smoke
From TheJournal.ie
# Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Jun 4th 2014, 12:47 PM 15,316 Views 15 Comments

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# smoking - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Minister Reilly honoured by World Health Organisation for his work against tobacco
# Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Smoking

Minister Reilly honoured by World Health Organisation for his work against tobacco

May 28th 2014, 8:09 PM 9,399 Views 59 Comments

The Health Minister says it’s important that we do all we can to prevent people from taking up smoking.

Zayn and Louis from One Direction were filmed smoking a 'joint'
# Bold Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Bold Boys

Zayn and Louis from One Direction were filmed smoking a 'joint'

May 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 4,101 Views 6 Comments

Footage obtained by the Mail Online shows them discussing “Mary Jane” and “contraband”.