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From TheJournal.ie Adolescents who use e-cigarettes three-to-five times more likely to start smoking, new review says Vaping

Adolescents who use e-cigarettes three-to-five times more likely to start smoking, new review says

The Health Research Board’s review will help inform Department of Health policy.

From TheJournal.ie Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May PROHIBITED

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Ireland from May

Minister Harris says there is evidence that menthol flavoured cigarettes may be more addictive.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're on to you': Harris says flavoured e-cigarettes target children and he wants them banned Vaping

'We're on to you': Harris says flavoured e-cigarettes target children and he wants them banned

Some vaping packaging is trying to make it attractive to children, according to the health minister.

From TheJournal.ie HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses Vaping

HSE checking all Irish vaping products for ingredient linked to US illnesses

More than 1,000 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses have been reported in the US, with 42 confirmed deaths in 24 states.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris considering banning ads for vaping products near schools and playgrounds Children's Health

Simon Harris considering banning ads for vaping products near schools and playgrounds

Measures to restrict alcohol advertisements around children came into effect this week.

From TheJournal.ie British teenager ended up on life support after suffering respiratory failure linked to vaping Lung Failure

British teenager ended up on life support after suffering respiratory failure linked to vaping

At 16 years old, he required an exterior artificial lung to put oxygen into the blood

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should vaping be banned from workplaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaping be banned from workplaces?

Is this practice commonplace enough to make a ban by the government necessary?

From TheJournal.ie 'Bear it in mind': Harris was contacted about vaping by minister and FG colleague E-cigarettes

'Bear it in mind': Harris was contacted about vaping by minister and FG colleague

The Health Minister has said he has no intention of meeting with vaping companies.

From TheJournal.ie Experts claim there is no evidence of a risk to the public from passive vaping Ecigs

Experts claim there is no evidence of a risk to the public from passive vaping

Passive smoking has long been known to have a negative impact on the public’s health.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from vaping-related lung injury in US rises to 26 as health officials name mystery illness EVALI

Death toll from vaping-related lung injury in US rises to 26 as health officials name mystery illness

Earlier this week, a 17-year-old became the youngest person to die from the illness.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says workplace vaping ban will be considered if doctors advise it Vapourised

Taoiseach says workplace vaping ban will be considered if doctors advise it

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin questioned Varadkar on vaping in the Dail today.

From TheJournal.ie As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

From TheJournal.ie Harris hits out at politicians trying to get him to meet vaping company reps Vaping

Harris hits out at politicians trying to get him to meet vaping company reps

The minister said tobacco companies are ‘despicable’ for targeting children with e-cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland? Vaping

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland ban flavoured vapes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban flavoured vapes?

Senator James Reilly has said flavoured vapes like bublegum and candy make the habit an attractive prospect for young people.

From TheJournal.ie Massachusetts becomes first US state to introduce statewide ban on vapes E Cigs

Massachusetts becomes first US state to introduce statewide ban on vapes

San Francisco in California had already adopted a similar citywide ban.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should vaping be banned on college campuses in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaping be banned on college campuses in Ireland?

The president of the University of Limerick has called on the government to take action.

From TheJournal.ie Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores Banned

Walmart to stop selling electronic cigarettes at its stores

President Donald Trump has proposed a federal ban on flavoured e-cigarettes and vaping products.

From TheJournal.ie Canada reports first hospitalisation for vaping-related illness Ontario

Canada reports first hospitalisation for vaping-related illness

It follows a similar outbreak in the US that has killed seven people.

From TheJournal.ie Irish doctors monitoring US warnings about e-cigs after lung disease outbreak Vaping

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

Several teenagers have been placed in medically induced comas.

From TheJournal.ie Five people now believed to have died from vaping-related illnesses in the US Lung Disease

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

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

From TheJournal.ie With Juul under the spotlight, meet the man taking its vaping products into the Irish market Interview

With Juul under the spotlight, meet the man taking its vaping products into the Irish market

Gareth Smyth talks vaping regulation, advertising and launching in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say Vaping

Patient's death could be first linked to vaping in US, health officials say

Officials are trying to find the cause of a respiratory illness in up to 200 more people.

From TheJournal.ie Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Decision to include vaping advice on official HSE website 'does not represent policy change' Vaping

Decision to include vaping advice on official HSE website 'does not represent policy change'

A section on vaping has been added to the official quit.ie site.

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study QUIT SMOKING

E-cigarette vaping causes skin wounds to heal more slowly - study

Studies have indicated that e-cigarettes aren’t necessarily healthy, but could be less damaging than normal cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests Study

E-cigarette vapour can damage immune system in lungs, study suggests

Some of the effects were similar to those seen in regular smokers and people with chronic lung disease.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you like to see vaping banned in indoor public places? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see vaping banned in indoor public places?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives' Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk Vaping

Researchers warn pregnant women that vaping might lead to increased asthma risk

The warning comes after researchers claimed to have found a link between vaping and an increased risk of asthma in offspring.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping) How To Quit

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)

Ireland’s health authority has recommended that the government wait for more studies before endorsing e-cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today Lighting Up

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

From TheJournal.ie Vaping is 'far safer than smoking' Quitting

Vaping is 'far safer than smoking'

New research found those who switched to vaping had reduced toxins and carcinogens in their bodies.

From TheJournal.ie Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report Tackling Addiction

Success of e-cigarettes cautiously backed by Hiqa report

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

From TheJournal.ie Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution Smoke N Mirrors

Giving up cigarettes? Vaping might not be the solution

Make sure you’re aware of the possible risks before taking up e-cigarettes.

From TheJournal.ie New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums E-cigarettes

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums

More research is needed, however.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should vaping be banned in public spaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should vaping be banned in public spaces?

Poland introduced a ban this week.

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 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 Opinion: Opposition to 'vaping' adverts is knee-jerk moral outrage E-cigarettes

Opinion: Opposition to 'vaping' adverts is knee-jerk moral outrage

Thousands of people die from smoking-related diseases every year in Ireland, but e-cigarettes can help them quit. So why are we trying to ban advertising them?

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