# smoking - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Residents of the homes, as well as public psychiatric facilities, at sites in the Midlands will be exempt.
Don’t try this at home, kids.
They have much more than just maple syrup in Canada, you know.
# smoking - Monday 3 March, 2014
The 57-year-old father-of-three was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year.
Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.
# smoking - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Is there a place for the Cuban cigar in a world that is starting to slowly hate tobacco?
# smoking - Friday 28 February, 2014
There were plenty of strong words for tobacco companies on the opening night of the Fine Gael Ard Fheis in Dublin.
# smoking - Thursday 13 February, 2014
The director general of the Law Society said Ireland would be setting a precedent in Europe.
The bosses of the cigarette companies maintain that plain tobacco packaging will boost illegal sales.
How can we protect our young people from the tactics of the tobacco industry? The answer is simple: plain packaging, writes Kathleen O’Meara.
# smoking - Monday 10 February, 2014
Smoking in cars raises levels of dangerous fine-particle pollutants.
# smoking - Sunday 2 February, 2014
The Psychiatric Nurses association at Kerry General Hospital say the HSE just wanted to make a ‘grand gesture’ but aren’t willing to back it up.
# smoking - Tuesday 28 January, 2014
Some e-cigarette distributors report that parents have been been attempting to purchase e-cigarettes for their teenage children.
# smoking - Monday 27 January, 2014
Health Minister James Reilly likely to bring in wider legislation to regulate use of device which cuts out tobacco – but still delivers nicotine.
# smoking - Sunday 26 January, 2014
Just how dangerous is passive smoking?
# smoking - Thursday 23 January, 2014
The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Bill 2013 was discussed by the Oireachtas today with a focus on the impact it could have on the black market.
Plain packaging on cigarette packets is being discussed today in Leinster House.
# smoking - Friday 17 January, 2014
The report warns that smoking cigarettes can cause blindness, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and liver cancer.
# smoking - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
After concerns in the US over children being poisoned by the liquid inside, the Department says it will be bringing forward regulations in 2014.
# smoking - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
And their non-smoking counterparts don’t like it…
# smoking - Monday 6 January, 2014
This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.
Zippos are for girls.
# smoking - Friday 3 January, 2014
Hospitals in Rathgar, Bantry, Mallow and Kerry will all ban smoking on campus from Monday.
# smoking - Monday 30 December, 2013
Gerry Collins and his family are part of a new ad campaign to encourage people to stop smoking.
# smoking - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
The Minister for Health said it would be an “extraordinary society” which put the intellectual property rights of the tobacco industry ahead of the health of its citizens.
# smoking - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The Minister for Health, James Reilly, introduces the plain packaging bill at the Oireachtas Health Committee today.
# smoking - Monday 25 November, 2013
The report pointed to a prevalence in smoking both among children and pregnant women in the more disadvantaged areas.
# smoking - Sunday 24 November, 2013
He follows in the footsteps of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey and ex-minister Micheál Martin in the vendetta against the habit.
# smoking - Friday 15 November, 2013
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.
# smoking - Friday 1 November, 2013
Everyone’s talking about a human body part found in Meath, continued water restrictions and a shooting at LAX.
In-patients will have to leave hospital campuses if they wish to smoke with staff to be given advice on quitting.
New York’s Mayor Bloomberg intends raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 – and he’s right. This is the generation which can be protected from Big Tobacco, writes Kathleen O’Meara.
# smoking - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The city council voted today to raise the minimum age for purchasing both cigarettes and electronic-vapour cigarettes.
# smoking - Sunday 27 October, 2013
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# smoking - Thursday 24 October, 2013
Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.
# smoking - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
‘Why do they make smokes anyway?’: Tallaght schoolchildren have their say on new cigarette packaging
The new packs – which include graphic images of health problems that could be caused by smoking – are expected to be brought in next year.
# smoking - Saturday 12 October, 2013
The Government wants Ireland tobacco-free by 2025 and a Budget hike on cigarettes seems likely but is it fair on smokers?
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 - Friday 11 October, 2013
The ban had been put in place last February, but a judge has ordered it to come to an end.
# smoking - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Two men were arrested in the raid.
# smoking - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
65 per cent of packaging will be covered by warnings as opposed to the 75 per cent advocated by anti-tobacco lobby and the 50 per cent pushed for by those in the industry.