# smoking - Today’s News
Rain or shine (and it’s mostly rain) there are some things we know will always happen in Ireland.
# smoking - Wednesday 1 July, 2015
The plan didn’t go down well.
# smoking - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?
# smoking - Saturday 20 June, 2015
Hawaii has become the first US state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 – is this something we should be looking at?
# smoking - Thursday 18 June, 2015
There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.
# smoking - Monday 15 June, 2015
# smoking - Monday 1 June, 2015
Yes, no or sometimes?
# smoking - Sunday 31 May, 2015
Today is World No Tobacco Day.
# smoking - Sunday 24 May, 2015
“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.”
# smoking - Wednesday 20 May, 2015
It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.
# smoking - Monday 11 May, 2015
Richard Overton fought in World War II.
# smoking - Sunday 3 May, 2015
Research by the ESRI found there was actually a larger decrease in smoking among non-workers.
# smoking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
Because they got high, because they got high…
# smoking - Friday 17 April, 2015
That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.
# smoking - Wednesday 8 April, 2015
An Irish pension provider is offering larger payouts to people who are, well, likely to die sooner.
# smoking - Thursday 26 March, 2015
A new risk detection method aims to predict heart disease and strokes in people over 40.
# smoking - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Researchers say the effects may be seen in the facial movements of unborn babies.
# smoking - Thursday 19 March, 2015
# smoking - Sunday 8 March, 2015
We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.
# smoking - Tuesday 3 March, 2015
James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.
# smoking - Monday 2 March, 2015
It’s one year since the death of Gerry Collins, but he continues to inspire people to quit smoking.
# smoking - Friday 20 February, 2015
Multinational tobacco companies don’t want to see Ireland introduce plain packaging because they know it works, writes Minister James Reilly.
# smoking - Wednesday 18 February, 2015
Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.
Many Christian traditions have lost their appeal but Lent remains popular, for good reasons, lifestyle experts say.
# smoking - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.
# smoking - Monday 16 February, 2015
Giving up could help reverse the problem, researchers have found.
# smoking - Thursday 12 February, 2015
People worry about being murdered and dying in plane crashes but the NHS says it’s the heart disease that’ll get you.
# smoking - Wednesday 11 February, 2015
New research finds plain packaging reduces ‘cigarette-seeking’ by almost 10%.
# smoking - Wednesday 28 January, 2015
More than 20% of the women offered vouchers kicked the habit, compared with 9% given normal NHS support alone.
# smoking - Saturday 17 January, 2015
# smoking - Thursday 15 January, 2015
And it makes children weigh less at birth.
# smoking - Monday 12 January, 2015
A study has revealed the rate at which smokers metabolise nicotine could predict the best way to quit.
# smoking - Saturday 10 January, 2015
He even used to sell them when he was younger.
# smoking - Thursday 1 January, 2015
In some schools smoking in the classroom was “an accepted practice”.
# smoking - Wednesday 24 December, 2014
Stopping smoking is likely to give you a better quality of life, peace of mind and add years to your life.
# smoking - Monday 24 November, 2014
“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”
# smoking - Thursday 20 November, 2014
And which part of the country has most over the last four years?
# smoking - Friday 14 November, 2014
# smoking - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
Local sellers hope Ireland will follow the UK’s lead in featuring ‘vaping’ commercials on television.
# smoking - Monday 10 November, 2014
Previous incarnations of the advert were banned for being ‘too sexy’.
# smoking - Thursday 9 October, 2014
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.