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Worrying increase in e-cig use by 15-16-year olds

ESPAD Ireland report shows worrying increase in e-cigarette use by young people in Ireland

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Policy News   |   20th Nov 2020

Young people who use e-cigs more likely to smoke tobacco

A new review on e-cigarettes shows young people who use them more likely to smoke tobacco

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Policy News   |   14th Oct 2020

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

Smoking ban helped reduce smoking in teens

New research shows smoking restrictions reduced teen smoking

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Policy News   |   28th Aug 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

Irish Heart Foundation welcomes menthol cigarette ban

The Irish Heart Foundation welcomes the ban on menthol cigarettes and tobacco

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Policy News   |   20th May 2020

Smoking and coronavirus- it’s time to quit

Smoking and the Corona Virus

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Coronavirus News   |   24th Mar 2020

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