# smoking-ban - Today’s News
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# smoking-ban - Sunday 3 May, 2015
Research by the ESRI found there was actually a larger decrease in smoking among non-workers.
# smoking-ban - Saturday 18 April, 2015
Or should they be tolerated?
# smoking-ban - Thursday 20 November, 2014
And which part of the country has most over the last four years?
# smoking-ban - 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.
# smoking-ban - Thursday 2 October, 2014
A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.
# smoking-ban - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
Blanchardstown Centre takes a stand against ‘vaping’, following similar moves by Dublin Bus and Irish Rail.
# smoking-ban - Wednesday 4 June, 2014
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
It’s the last day before the Easter break in the Dáil. But what have they got planned?
# smoking-ban - Friday 28 March, 2014
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
The ban was introduced 10 years ago, on 29 March 2004.
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
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
But not because it was a joint. Because it was a no-smoking room.
# smoking-ban - Friday 1 November, 2013
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
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
Authorities are worried that prison officers could bring compensation claims over the effects of passive smoking.
# smoking-ban - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
There has been mixed messages in reports over the past two days so we’re asking you, ‘What do you think?’
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
Everyone’s talking about John Kerry’s strong speech on Syria and a shooting that went wrong in Dublin.
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
Despite the extra incentive to give up, more employed people smoke after the smoking ban.
# smoking-ban - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
Ireland was the first country in the world to ban smoking in workplaces including restaurants, bars, and pubs.
# smoking-ban - Saturday 1 December, 2012
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
Finian McGrath TD, who was against the motion, said he was “delighted” the committee showed some “common sense” on proposed ban on campus.
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
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
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
The motion follows last week’s vote to introduce strict cigarette packaging laws in the whole country.
# smoking-ban - Wednesday 4 July, 2012
The HSE has set a target of banning smoking from the grounds of all health campuses by 2015.
# smoking-ban - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Fine Gael’s Derek Keating said children should be protected from adults’ “irresponsible” behaviour.
# smoking-ban - Thursday 10 May, 2012
The bill proposed by a number of senators now moves forward to Committee stage next month.
# smoking-ban - Friday 4 May, 2012
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
Should we follow New York’s lead and ban smoking in public parks, beaches and playgrounds?
# smoking-ban - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
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
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
One man was injured in the incident which was sparked by a breach of the smoking ban.
# smoking-ban - Wednesday 27 July, 2011
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
Parks, beaches and pedestrian plazas like Times Square are now all smoke-free as new crackdown comes into effect today.