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Cigarette price hike welcome but more is needed-Budget 2021

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes price increase on cigarettes but lack of new tax on e-cigs is disappointing

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Policy News   |   13th Oct 2020

Budget 2021 – call for a new tax on e-cigarettes

The Irish Heart Foundation has called for a new tax on e-cigarettes in Budget 2021

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Policy News   |   6th Oct 2020

Air pollution caused 1,300 deaths in 2019

The Irish Heart Foundation has called on the Government to immediately ban smoky coal in Ireland

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Policy News   |   25th Sep 2020

Smoking ban helped reduce smoking in teens

New research shows smoking restrictions reduced teen smoking

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Policy News   |   28th Aug 2020

Tackling obesity more urgent than ever

The Irish Heart Foundation urges the Government to follow UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lead through tough new actions to tackle obesity.

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Policy News   |   27th Jul 2020

Programme for Government - action needed on air pollution

The Climate and Health Alliance welcomes the proposed Programme for Government but says more needs to be done on air pollution

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Policy News   |   22nd Jun 2020

Programme for Government plan on childhood obesity welcome

The Irish Heart Foundation has welcomed provisions contained in the new Programme for Government document

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Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2020

World No Tobacco Day 2020

Irish Heart Foundation says quit smoking service funding a vital element of efforts to tackle COVID-19 - World No Tobacco Day 2020

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Policy News   |   29th May 2020