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#Smoking Ban

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

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.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine Committees

Banning smoking in cars, Reillycare and tensions in Ukraine

It’s the last day before the Easter break in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?

# smoking-ban - Friday 28 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births Cigarettes

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.

# smoking-ban - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has the smoking ban changed your attitude to smoking?

The ban was introduced 10 years ago, on 29 March 2004.

From TheJournal.ie ‘They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them’ – Reilly on cigarette packs Ten Years On

‘They make you feel good, they make you want to touch them’ – Reilly on cigarette packs

The Health Minister is pledging to continue his war on tobacco on the 10th anniversary of the smoking ban.

# smoking-ban - Friday 15 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women Smoking

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women

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-ban - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage Bifta Awards

Miley Cyrus under police investigation for smoking joint on stage

But not because it was a joint. Because it was a no-smoking room.

# smoking-ban - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals Smoking Ban

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals

In-patients will have to leave hospital campuses if they wish to smoke with staff to be given advice on quitting.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals’ pockets Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals’ pockets

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-ban - Friday 20 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Smoking ban to be rolled out across prisons in England and Wales I Predict A Riot

Smoking ban to be rolled out across prisons in England and Wales

Authorities are worried that prison officers could bring compensation claims over the effects of passive smoking.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the smoking ban has been effective? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the smoking ban has been effective?

There has been mixed messages in reports over the past two days so we’re asking you, ‘What do you think?’

From TheJournal.ie Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society Workplace Smoking

Almost 7 per cent drop shows smoking ban is working, insists Cancer Society

A recently published ESRI working paper had found that the workplace ban had “little or no effect” on smoking habits.

# smoking-ban - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Monday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The workplace smoking ban hasn’t stopped workers smoking Smoking Ban

The workplace smoking ban hasn’t stopped workers smoking

Despite the extra incentive to give up, more employed people smoke after the smoking ban.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004 No Smoking

3,726 lives saved by introducing the smoking ban in 2004

Ireland was the first country in the world to ban smoking in workplaces including restaurants, bars, and pubs.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes Australia

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

All cigarettes will now have to be sold in identical, olive-brown packets bearing the same typeface and largely covered with graphic health warnings.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 15 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Crown “disappointed” as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House Smoking Ban

Crown “disappointed” as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House

Finian McGrath TD, who was against the motion, said he was “delighted” the committee showed some “common sense” on proposed ban on campus.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House Leinster House

Oireachtas committee to vote on banning smoking at Leinster House

The inside of the complex is already subject to a smoking ban – but John Crown wants to ban all smoking outside it too.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus Smoking Ban

Proposals to make Leinster House a smoke-free campus

Senator John Crown has proposed to put a ban on smoking for all in Leinster House but Independent TD, Finian McGrath is opposed to what he described as “nanny state proposals”.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hospital’s no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors Smoking Ban This post contains images

Hospital’s no-smoking policy flouted by both patients and visitors Exclusive

Having spent over €10,000 earlier this year on no-smoking signs, the sight of smokers remains commonplace on the grounds of Beaumont Hospital.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australian state’s plan for smoke free generation faces opposition Smoking

Australian state’s plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

The motion follows last week’s vote to introduce strict cigarette packaging laws in the whole country.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds Stubbed Out

Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds

The HSE has set a target of banning smoking from the grounds of all health campuses by 2015.

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie TD backs calls for smoking ban in children’s playgrounds Smoking

TD backs calls for smoking ban in children’s playgrounds

Fine Gael’s Derek Keating said children should be protected from adults’ “irresponsible” behaviour.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present Smoking Ban

Reilly will not oppose bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present

The bill proposed by a number of senators now moves forward to Committee stage next month.

# smoking-ban - Friday 4 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Smoking ban in public places ‘a departure from tolerance and democracy’ Opinion

Column: Smoking ban in public places ‘a departure from tolerance and democracy’

With Health Minister James Reilly considering proposals to extend the smoking ban to areas like parks and beaches, John Mallon argues that this could be just the start.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 21 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking in certain public areas be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking in certain public areas be banned?

Should we follow New York’s lead and ban smoking in public parks, beaches and playgrounds?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Nine things to know this Saturday…

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

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?

Three senators are hoping to introduce legislation that would ban smoking while driving in cars but critics would argue people should be allowed the choice or that such laws would be hard to enforce. What do you think?

# smoking-ban - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More houses now imposing a home smoking ban Home Bans

More houses now imposing a home smoking ban

New research has also shown that the national smoking ban has had a “rapid effect” on smoking-related heart disease.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 11 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Video: Chainsaw-wielding man attacks pub Hull This post contains videos

Video: Chainsaw-wielding man attacks pub

One man was injured in the incident which was sparked by a breach of the smoking ban.

# smoking-ban - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government may ban smoking in cars, man charged over assault on Irishman in Canberra, and the fishy tale of some Christchurch quake survivors…

# smoking-ban - Monday 23 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie No, you can’t: New York smoking ban applies to outdoor areas US

No, you can’t: New York smoking ban applies to outdoor areas

Parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas like Times Square are now all smoke-free as new crackdown comes into effect today.

# smoking-ban - Saturday 29 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Buddhist monk faces five years for breaking smoking law Bhutan

Buddhist monk faces five years for breaking smoking law

The monk is the first person to be charged under Bhutan’s anti-smoking legislation.

# smoking-ban - Thursday 4 November, 2010

From TheJournal.ie New Dutch government backtracks on smoking ban Smoking Ban

New Dutch government backtracks on smoking ban

The two-year old ban – which was widely ignored – will be reversed for small, owned-operated establishments.