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#e-cigarettes

From TheJournal.ie 'We're on to you': Harris says flavoured e-cigarettes target children and he wants them banned Vaping

'We're on to you': Harris says flavoured e-cigarettes target children and he wants them banned

Some vaping packaging is trying to make it attractive to children, according to the health minister.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris considering banning ads for vaping products near schools and playgrounds Children's Health

Simon Harris considering banning ads for vaping products near schools and playgrounds

Measures to restrict alcohol advertisements around children came into effect this week.

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Bear it in mind': Harris was contacted about vaping by minister and FG colleague E-cigarettes

'Bear it in mind': Harris was contacted about vaping by minister and FG colleague

The Health Minister has said he has no intention of meeting with vaping companies.

From TheJournal.ie Canada reports first hospitalisation for vaping-related illness Ontario

Canada reports first hospitalisation for vaping-related illness

It follows a similar outbreak in the US that has killed seven people.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say Vaping

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

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.

From TheJournal.ie San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales Banned

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The legislation does not restrict the use of vaping products – only sales, manufacturing and distribution.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie First trial shows e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum for quitters QUIT SMOKING

First trial shows e-cigarettes are more effective than nicotine patches and gum for quitters

Currently, 10% of Irish ex-smokers use e-cigarettes.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking, vaping or even having nicotine patches during pregnancy may increase the risk of cot death Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk Vaping

Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk

The warning comes after researchers claimed to have found a link between vaping and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution Smoke N Mirrors

Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution

Make sure you’re aware of the possible risks before taking up e-cigarettes.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today Unhappy Meal

How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today

Food advertisements and ads for health and beauty products will now also be subject to more stringent examinations.

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

Vaping is about 95% less harmful than smoking

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned from the workplace? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned from the workplace?

Or should they be tolerated?

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

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Opposition to 'vaping' adverts is knee-jerk moral outrage E-cigarettes

Opinion: Opposition to 'vaping' adverts is knee-jerk moral outrage

Thousands of people die from smoking-related diseases every year in Ireland, but e-cigarettes can help them quit. So why are we trying to ban advertising them?

From TheJournal.ie Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV? Vaping On-air

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

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

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

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

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

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

E-cigarette company up in smoke

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

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

WHO calls for ban on smoking e-cigarettes indoors

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

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

E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre

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

From TheJournal.ie The government is going to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and ban their sale to under 18s Crack Down

The government is going to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and ban their sale to under 18s

Health Minister James Reilly has previously expressed concerns about the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: E-Cigarettes – is ‘vaping’ in front of our children socially acceptable? Smoking

Opinion: E-Cigarettes – is ‘vaping’ in front of our children socially acceptable?

Yes, you’ve done fantastically well to ween yourself down from a Grade 1 carcinogen to the equivalent of weed killer. But that doesn’t make it OK vape in front of my three-year-old.

From TheJournal.ie More bad news for E-Cigs: They've been banned in public places in New York VAPE NO MORE

More bad news for E-Cigs: They've been banned in public places in New York

‘Vaping’ is no longer allowed in restaurants, bars, parks, beaches and other public places.

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days Quitting

E-cigarettes will be banned from hospital campuses in seven days

The HSE has announced the ban on e-cigarettes on its smoke-free campuses.

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban No Vaping

E-cigarettes could be facing an all-out hospital ban

It’s already planned that HSE campuses will be smoke-free by 2015 but e-cigarettes could be included in the policy.

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