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

Oct 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,521 Views 62 Comments

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

Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food
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Poll shows support for ban on smoking outdoors near food

Feb 25th 2018, 10:01 PM 20,340 Views 78 Comments

Would you agree with a ban?

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

Feb 13th 2018, 8:07 PM 39,873 Views 143 Comments

The ban would prohibit smoking in many beer gardens.

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

Feb 1st 2018, 11:06 AM 10,332 Views 41 Comments

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

Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines
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Duterte imposes public smoking ban in Philippines

May 19th 2017, 7:10 PM 19,367 Views 31 Comments

The controversial president struggles with smoking-related health issues.

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

Nov 12th 2015, 11:16 PM 15,257 Views 54 Comments

And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.

Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban
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Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban

Jul 1st 2015, 6:02 AM 15,444 Views 34 Comments

The plan didn’t go down well.

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

May 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 18,540 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 19,658 Views 224 Comments

Or should they be tolerated?

Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?
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Which county had the most workplace smoking convictions this year?

Nov 20th 2014, 5:55 PM 27,194 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Oct 9th 2014, 3:39 PM 13,361 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.

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

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:04 AM 5,521 Views 49 Comments

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

E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre
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E-cigs banned in nation's biggest shopping centre

Jul 9th 2014, 6:55 AM 23,889 Views 69 Comments

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

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally
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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.

Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine
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Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine

Apr 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,942 Views 17 Comments

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

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births
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Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

Mar 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,516 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Mar 24th 2014, 9:26 AM 13,034 Views 141 Comments

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

'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 9,193 Views 71 Comments

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

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women
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Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women

Nov 15th 2013, 10:31 AM 6,550 Views 116 Comments

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
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Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage

Nov 13th 2013, 11:16 AM 2,924 Views 0 Comments

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

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals
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Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals

Nov 1st 2013, 1:12 PM 9,342 Views 86 Comments

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

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

Oct 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 30 Views 65 Comments

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.

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

Sep 20th 2013, 7:23 AM 5,478 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2013, 9:00 AM 13,315 Views 178 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2013, 6:00 AM 4,878 Views 27 Comments

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

Here’s what happened today: Monday
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Here’s what happened today: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 11:10 PM 17,426 Views 3 Comments

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

The 5 at 5: Monday
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The 5 at 5: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 4:52 PM 7,090 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Aug 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,087 Views 6 Comments

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

The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking
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The workplace smoking ban hasn't stopped workers smoking

Aug 26th 2013, 6:45 AM 12,102 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2013, 3:00 PM 6,813 Views 47 Comments

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

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes
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Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

Dec 1st 2012, 2:02 PM 12,541 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Nov 15th 2012, 12:52 PM 8,688 Views 52 Comments

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

Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House
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Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House

Nov 15th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,707 Views 39 Comments

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

Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus
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Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus

Nov 8th 2012, 1:53 PM 5,667 Views 65 Comments

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”.

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

Oct 30th 2012, 6:45 AM 13,959 Views 82 Comments

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

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition
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Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 5,314 Views 27 Comments

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

Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds
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Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds

Jul 4th 2012, 5:54 PM 5,408 Views 66 Comments

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

TD backs calls for smoking ban in children's playgrounds
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TD backs calls for smoking ban in children's playgrounds

May 15th 2012, 9:40 PM 2,984 Views 32 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2012, 7:59 AM 2,201 Views 48 Comments

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

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

May 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 274 Views 106 Comments

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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