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Ash Wednesday – our top tips to help smokers quit

Ash Wednesday - The Irish Heart Foundation encourages smokers to kick the habit

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Policy News   |   26th Feb 2020

Smoking cost the health service €172 million in 2016

A new study has found that smoking and second hand smoke cost the public health service an estimated €172 million in 2016

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Heart News   |   20th Jan 2020

Teens say e-cig brands targeting them with sweet flavours

Minister for Health Simon Harris launches Irish Heart Foundation and Irish Cancer Society e-cigarette flavours and packaging research

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Policy News   |   9th Dec 2019

Smoking rates down but more needed to tackle obesity

The 2019 Healthy Ireland Survey finds less smokers but 60 per cent of people are obese or overweight

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Policy News   |   20th Nov 2019

e-cigarettes damage the heart, brain and lungs

New study shows e-cigarettes can damage the heart

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Policy News   |   14th Nov 2019

New legislation banning sale of e-cigs to children welcome

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes new legislation proposing ban of e-cigarettes to children

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Policy News   |   25th Oct 2019

Budget 2020 does not do enough to drive down smoking rates

Irish Heart Foundation reaction to Budget 2020

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Policy News   |   8th Oct 2019

State needs more action for a tobacco free Ireland

Irish Heart Foundation pre-budget submission 2020

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Policy News   |   15th Aug 2019

Call to speed up laws banning e-cig sales to kids welcome

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes call to speed up legislation banning sale of e-cigarettes to children

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Policy News   |   24th Jul 2019

Smoking takes 6,000 lives a year – World No Tobacco Day

The Irish Heart Foundation and Irish Cancer Society to call on Government to do more to help smokers kick the habit - World No Tobacco Day (Friday 31 May).

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Policy News   |   31st May 2019

State must invest more to help smokers kick the habit

On National No Smoking Day, the Irish Heart Foundation is urging the state to invest more in quit services.

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Policy News   |   6th Mar 2019

We are living longer but lifestyles threaten health gains

Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2018 report

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Heart News   |   9th Jan 2019