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

Sep 29th 2019, 1:00 PM 21,591 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Sep 14th 2019, 7:30 AM 20,569 Views 50 Comments

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US
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Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US

Sep 7th 2019, 4:00 PM 40,120 Views 65 Comments

100s of other have reportedly become ill with a number of teenagers in induced comas as a result.

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

Jul 21st 2018, 11:00 AM 6,494 Views 10 Comments

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.

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

May 27th 2018, 3:30 PM 15,937 Views 21 Comments

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

'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'
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'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Oct 21st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,068 Views 44 Comments

We need truthful information on the relative risks of cigarettes compared to the various smoke-free alternative products, writes David T Sweanor.

The US is proposing new laws to lower nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels
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The US is proposing new laws to lower nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels

Jul 29th 2017, 5:45 PM 9,379 Views 22 Comments

“A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids,” the FDA said.

Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report
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Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

Jan 5th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,201 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Dec 27th 2016, 1:48 PM 8,512 Views 24 Comments

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

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them
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How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

May 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 18,305 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.”

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
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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.

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why
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Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why

Jan 12th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,218 Views 18 Comments

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

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

May 17th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,150 Views 160 Comments

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.

'They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them' - Reilly on cigarette packs
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'They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them' - Reilly on cigarette packs

Mar 24th 2014, 9:24 AM 9,196 Views 71 Comments

The Health Minister is pledging to continue his war on tobacco on the 10th anniversary of the smoking ban.

Taoiseach calls for no change to tobacco health warnings
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Taoiseach calls for no change to tobacco health warnings

Oct 7th 2013, 6:22 PM 8,441 Views 60 Comments

Cigarette companies have been accused of spending millions to influence new European directives on tobacco, but Enda Kenny and James Reilly are asking their European counterparts to vote against any change to warning labels.

Call for 50c 'environmental levy' on packs of 20 cigarettes
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Call for 50c 'environmental levy' on packs of 20 cigarettes

Sep 16th 2013, 9:46 AM 8,495 Views 120 Comments

ASH Ireland said the levy should be imposed on the tobacco industry, on the ‘polluter pays’ principle.

Electronic cigarettes to be sold as over-the-counter medicines in the UK
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Electronic cigarettes to be sold as over-the-counter medicines in the UK

Jun 14th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,226 Views 42 Comments

Experts say smokers are at risk from the toxins and tar in cigarettes, not the nicotine that is in e-cigarettes.

VAT rules mean Republic can't match North's prices for nicotine patches
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VAT rules mean Republic can't match North's prices for nicotine patches

May 11th 2013, 5:45 PM 11,131 Views 36 Comments

Michael Noonan says the EU’s laws on VAT mean Ireland can’t offer a discounted rate of VAT to match Northern prices.

'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research
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'Alarming' results show women starting to smoke younger - research

Aug 17th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,703 Views 42 Comments

New research describes the global use of tobacco an “epidemic” – with women increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages and early half of adult men in developing countries still using tobacco products.

One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit
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One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit

Jul 27th 2012, 8:11 AM 4,914 Views 37 Comments

Jealousy, guilt about their own smoking and wanting a smoking “buddy” among the main reasons.

Is WADA about to ban nicotine?
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Is WADA about to ban nicotine?

Sep 21st 2011, 2:05 PM 351 Views 0 Comments

The World Anti-Doping Agency has added nicotine to its monitoring list, paving the way for a possible ban at some point in the future.