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From TheJournal.ie Are you a smoker? Cigarettes could shrink a vital part of your brain Impaired Thinking

Are you a smoker? Cigarettes could shrink a vital part of your brain

Giving up could help reverse the problem, researchers have found.

From TheJournal.ie The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic Cheery Reading

The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic

People worry about being murdered and dying in plane crashes but the NHS says it’s the heart disease that’ll get you.

From TheJournal.ie Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works Smoking

Chocolate or cigarettes? This is how these scientists prove plain packaging tobacco works

New research finds plain packaging reduces ‘cigarette-seeking’ by almost 10%.

From TheJournal.ie How to get pregnant women to quit smoking? Pay them Financial Incentive

How to get pregnant women to quit smoking? Pay them

More than 20% of the women offered vouchers kicked the habit, compared with 9% given normal NHS support alone.

From TheJournal.ie Women smoke to 'deal with stress of pregnancy' Growing Up In Ireland

Women smoke to 'deal with stress of pregnancy'

And it makes children weigh less at birth.

From TheJournal.ie Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why Nicotine

Find it difficult to quit smoking? This might be why

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

From The42 Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco Lighting Up

Arsene Wenger used to smoke cigarettes on the bench at Monaco

He even used to sell them when he was younger.

From TheJournal.ie Back in 1984 the Government was worried about banning smoking in classrooms State Papers

Back in 1984 the Government was worried about banning smoking in classrooms

In some schools smoking in the classroom was “an accepted practice”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco Be Strong

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco

Stopping smoking is likely to give you a better quality of life, peace of mind and add years to your life.

From TheJournal.ie "It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you've caused it yourself" Smoking

"It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you've caused it yourself"

“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”

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 Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you Tuberculosis

Irish scientists have figured out ANOTHER way smoking is bad for you

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have discovered exactly how smokers are more at risk of TB.

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 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 Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking?

With new laws to restrict smoking, we’re asking: Nanny state gone too far? Or public health necessity?

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 France to follow Ireland's lead with plain cigarette packaging Smoking

France to follow Ireland's lead with plain cigarette packaging

Ireland became the first country in Europe to commit to introducing standardised packaging in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland Dark Days - Black Market

Here's what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland

Short version: the crisis really, really helped illegal tobacco.

Twitter just made this girl's mum quit smoking

A contract is a contract.

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 Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer Ah Go On

Put the kettle on: A cup of tea a day could help you live longer

Researchers recommend drinking tea rather than coffee and if you don’t drink either, you should probably give tea a chance…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?

UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade Smokers

Australia's plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade

Research also found that plain tobacco packs don’t hurt small retailers or flood the market with very cheap cigarettes,

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 Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging Fire

Man in his 60s dies after e-cigarette explodes while charging

The e-cigarette was close to an oxygen tube. This is the ninth fire involving e-cigarettes in Merseyside since 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer Landmark

Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer

Lawyers argued that the tobacco company was negligent in informing consumers of the dangers of smoking.

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 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 It's official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes It's Happening

It's official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes

“Cigarette packets will no longer be a mobile advertisement for the tobacco industry,” said Minister James Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?

Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?

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 Minister Reilly honoured by World Health Organisation for his work against tobacco Smoking

Minister Reilly honoured by World Health Organisation for his work against tobacco

The Health Minister says it’s important that we do all we can to prevent people from taking up smoking.

Zayn and Louis from One Direction were filmed smoking a 'joint'

Footage obtained by the Mail Online shows them discussing “Mary Jane” and “contraband”.

From TheJournal.ie Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes Smuggled

Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes

Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too Food

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

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 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 Here's What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…