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#Smoking Ban

From TheJournal.ie Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors Smoking

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

From TheJournal.ie Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food Restaurants

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food

Would you agree with a ban?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoor areas where people are eating? Smoking Ban This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoor areas where people are eating?

The ban would prohibit smoking in many beer gardens.

From TheJournal.ie Carlow institute to bring in all-campus smoking ban from Valentine's Day Love Your Lungs

Carlow institute to bring in all-campus smoking ban from Valentine's Day

There will be three designated “smoking shelters” created for smokers to go.

From TheJournal.ie Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines NO LIGHTING UP

Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines

The controversial president struggles with smoking-related health issues.

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

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

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban Ashes To Ashes
From TheJournal.ie The workplace smoking ban didn't stop people smoking and the Celtic Tiger is to blame Kick The Habit

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

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

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 Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year? Keep Her Lit

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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 Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

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

From TheJournal.ie Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine Committees

Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine

It’s the last day before the Easter break in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?

From TheJournal.ie Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births Cigarettes

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?

The ban was introduced 10 years ago, on 29 March 2004.

From TheJournal.ie 'They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them' - Reilly on cigarette packs Ten Years On

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women Smoking

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women

Minister of State Alex White told the Dáil yesterday that it is estimated that between 18 per cent and 21 per cent of Irish women smoke during pregnancy.

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage

But not because it was a joint. Because it was a no-smoking room.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals Smoking Ban

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals

In-patients will have to leave hospital campuses if they wish to smoke with staff to be given advice on quitting.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals' pockets Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals' pockets

It is not simple to change a societal behaviour – just ask the American prohibitionists – and plans to ban menthol and slim cigarettes will surrender money to criminal elements, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking ban to be rolled out across prisons in England and Wales I Predict A Riot

Smoking ban to be rolled out across prisons in England and Wales

Authorities are worried that prison officers could bring compensation claims over the effects of passive smoking.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the smoking ban has been effective? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the smoking ban has been effective?

There has been mixed messages in reports over the past two days so we’re asking you, ‘What do you think?’

From TheJournal.ie Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society Workplace Smoking

Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society

A recently published ESRI working paper had found that the workplace ban had “little or no effect” on smoking habits.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Monday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking Smoking Ban

The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking

Despite the extra incentive to give up, more employed people smoke after the smoking ban.

From TheJournal.ie 3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004 No Smoking

3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004

Ireland was the first country in the world to ban smoking in workplaces including restaurants, bars, and pubs.

From TheJournal.ie Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes Australia

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

All cigarettes will now have to be sold in identical, olive-brown packets bearing the same typeface and largely covered with graphic health warnings.

From TheJournal.ie Crown "disappointed" as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House Smoking Ban

Crown "disappointed" as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House

Finian McGrath TD, who was against the motion, said he was “delighted” the committee showed some “common sense” on proposed ban on campus.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House Leinster House

Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House

The inside of the complex is already subject to a smoking ban – but John Crown wants to ban all smoking outside it too.

From TheJournal.ie Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus Smoking Ban

Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus

Senator John Crown has proposed to put a ban on smoking for all in Leinster House but Independent TD, Finian McGrath is opposed to what he described as “nanny state proposals”.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital's no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors Smoking Ban This post contains images

Hospital's no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors Exclusive

Having spent over €10,000 earlier this year on no-smoking signs, the sight of smokers remains commonplace on the grounds of Beaumont Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition Smoking

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

The motion follows last week’s vote to introduce strict cigarette packaging laws in the whole country.

From TheJournal.ie Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds Stubbed Out

Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds

The HSE has set a target of banning smoking from the grounds of all health campuses by 2015.

From TheJournal.ie TD backs calls for smoking ban in children's playgrounds Smoking

TD backs calls for smoking ban in children's playgrounds

Fine Gael’s Derek Keating said children should be protected from adults’ “irresponsible” behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present Smoking Ban

Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present

The bill proposed by a number of senators now moves forward to Committee stage next month.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Smoking ban in public places 'a departure from tolerance and democracy' Opinion

Column: Smoking ban in public places 'a departure from tolerance and democracy'

With Health Minister James Reilly considering proposals to extend the smoking ban to areas like parks and beaches, John Mallon argues that this could be just the start.

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