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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

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

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

Heart attack survivors struggle to make lifestyle changes

A new study of heart attack survivors shows many struggle with risk factors

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Heart News   |   21st 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