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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.

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.

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.

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.’”

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.

From The42 Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman Smoking

Ireland boss keen to 'light up' Euro 2016 alongside O'Neill, Hodgson and Coleman

The Ireland boss admits his a little envious of his international colleagues.

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 Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language Recommendations

Detention centre puts children in isolation for smoking and bad language

The unannounced inspection of Oberstown also found issues with care planning, mediation management and training.

From TheJournal.ie You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs Smoking

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs

Cigarette packs will increase by 50c, while petrol and alcohol duties are to remain unchanged.

From TheJournal.ie Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work? Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

From TheJournal.ie Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers Such A Drag

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

From TheJournal.ie Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices Ecigarettes

Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices

“Currently the evidence base does not support prohibiting vaping in public places…”

From TheJournal.ie Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity Danger

Your chances of dying, ranked by sport and activity

Scared of skiing? Try snowboarding…

From TheJournal.ie Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it's time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact Opinion

Vaping is now officially less harmful than smoking, and it's time the Irish health authorities acknowledged that fact

Ireland’s health bodies, cancer charities and societies need to follow the facts and treat electronic cigarettes with an open mind, argues Joe Dunne.

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.

This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever

When the going gets tough, the tough dads get going.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban Ashes To Ashes
From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive? Opinion

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the legal smoking age in Ireland be raised?

Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?

From TheJournal.ie Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting Islam

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it okay to smoke around your children?

Yes, no or sometimes?

From TheJournal.ie How do Ireland's smoking levels compare with Europe? Pretty good actually
From TheJournal.ie How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them Stub It Out

How do you get smokers to quit? Pay them

“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.”

From TheJournal.ie Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters Cough Cough

Who said that? Don't be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters

It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper) Richard Overton

Oldest US veteran turns 109 (and still smokes like a trooper)

Richard Overton fought in World War II.

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.

9 favourite activities people do when they're stoned

Because they got high, because they got high…

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 Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine... Lovely Fags

Being unhealthy can be a bit of a goldmine...

An Irish pension provider is offering larger payouts to people who are, well, likely to die sooner.

From TheJournal.ie Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it... Risk Detection

Could you have a stroke in the next 10 years? Where you live could have a lot to do with it...

A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.

From TheJournal.ie These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies Development

These scans show the harmful effects of smoking on unborn babies

Researchers say the effects may be seen in the facial movements of unborn babies.

From TheJournal.ie Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway Up In Smoke

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

From TheJournal.ie Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth? Analysis

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

From TheJournal.ie Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Breaking The Habit

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Exclusive

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

From TheJournal.ie One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’ QUIT

One year on: 'If even one person stops smoking, then it will all be worth it’

It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.

From TheJournal.ie Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid. Opinion

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.

Multinational tobacco companies don’t want to see Ireland introduce plain packaging because they know it works, writes Minister James Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break' Lighten Up This post contains videos

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'

Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.

From TheJournal.ie Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent? Give Up Your Aul Sins

Why are so many non-religious people still giving things up for Lent?

Many Christian traditions have lost their appeal but Lent remains popular, for good reasons, lifestyle experts say.

From TheJournal.ie Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017' War On Tobacco

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.