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# smoking - Monday 3 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies Ethical Investment

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies Exclusive

The Charities Regulator sold off its shares this year.

# smoking - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should it be illegal to smoke in the same room as a child? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be illegal to smoke in the same room as a child?

Children from deprived areas are twice as likely to inhale second-hand smoke as children from more affluent backgrounds.

From TheJournal.ie Column: '8 per cent of young people aged 10 to 17 smoke cigarettes' World No Tobacco Day

Column: '8 per cent of young people aged 10 to 17 smoke cigarettes'

We need smoking prevention efforts to ensure smoking rates continue to drop among all young people, writes Donal Buggy.

# smoking - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018 Lighting Up

Cannabis set to be legal in Canada by July 2018

This would make the country only the second to do so, after Uruguay.

# smoking - Monday 10 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping) How To Quit

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)

Ireland’s health authority has recommended that the government wait for more studies before endorsing e-cigarettes.

# smoking - Friday 7 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I smoked for 20 years and never thought I could give up but I'm proof it can be done' QUIT

'I smoked for 20 years and never thought I could give up but I'm proof it can be done'

Smoking is directly related to more than 5,600 deaths in Ireland every year.

# smoking - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today Lighting Up

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

# smoking - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year' National Quit Day

'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease – pharmacists want to buck this trend.

# smoking - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes Quitting

Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes

A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.

# smoking - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Vaping is 'far safer than smoking' Quitting

Vaping is 'far safer than smoking'

New research found those who switched to vaping had reduced toxins and carcinogens in their bodies.

# smoking - Monday 30 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking be banned on restaurant and café terraces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned on restaurant and café terraces?

A number of businesses in Dublin have moved to ban smoking where their customers eating outside.

# smoking - Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight Heart Disease

Obese people less likely to die after heart operations compared to those of healthy weight

A study carried out over 11 years found patients with a healthy weight were almost twice as likely to die in hospital compared to people who were obese or overweight.

# smoking - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report Tackling Addiction

Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

Data from Healthy Ireland reveals that 29% of smokers currently use e-cigarettes as an aid to quitting smoking.

# smoking - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016 Tobacco

Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016

Ash Ireland today urged people to consider giving up smoking in the new year.

# smoking - Monday 26 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums E-cigarettes

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums

More research is needed, however.

# smoking - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Broke after Christmas? 7 tips to help you quit smoking and save money Sponsored By Hse Quit

Broke after Christmas? 7 tips to help you quit smoking and save money

You’ll be happier, healthier AND richer. What’s not to like?

# smoking - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Want to quit smoking? 6 unexpected benefits of giving up Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to quit smoking? 6 unexpected benefits of giving up

Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?

# smoking - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Doctors urge all third level institutes to ban tobacco from campuses Stubbed Out

Doctors urge all third level institutes to ban tobacco from campuses

UCD and Trinity College have started making their universities smoke-free.

# smoking - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling Healthy Ireland Survey

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling

Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.

# smoking - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

# smoking - Friday 7 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids Sponsored By Quit

'The guilt would have killed me' - Sarah tells us why she quit smoking for her kids

Sarah Daly thought she was a hopeless case – but there’s no such thing when it comes to quitting smoking.

# smoking - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications The AA

Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications

A study by the AA found a discrepancy between the number of people who smoke compared to the number of people who say they do.

# smoking - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?

The fact that e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco or tar is one of the arguments as to why they should not be taxed as heavily as normal cigarettes.

# smoking - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

From TheJournal.ie 7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up Sponsored By Nicorette

7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up

And hopefully will help you to quit, too.

# smoking - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

The majority of local authorities have committed to smoke-free policies.

# smoking - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking World No Tobacco Day

No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking

Two in three smokers want to give up writes Donald Buggy of the Irish Cancer Society.

# smoking - Monday 30 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about Sponsored By Nicorette

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

# smoking - Friday 20 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today Smoking

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today

Regulation of e-cigarettes will also be enforced from today.

# smoking - Monday 16 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible" Controversial

Cancer charity brands minister's smoking comments "unhelpful and irresponsible"

Finian McGrath said that he personally supports smoking areas in pubs and restaurants.

# smoking - Saturday 7 May, 2016

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

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

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

# smoking - Friday 6 May, 2016

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

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'

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

# smoking - Thursday 21 April, 2016

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

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

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

# smoking - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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

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

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

# smoking - Friday 5 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent? Sponsored By Nicorette This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Tis the season…

# smoking - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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

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

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

# smoking - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

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

New study finds that smoking damages pets

Cats are more likely to be affected than dogs.

# smoking - Thursday 17 December, 2015

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

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

The law comes into effect on 1 January.

# smoking - Saturday 14 November, 2015

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

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about

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

# smoking - Friday 13 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

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