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E-smoking in the workplace and its implications

We are all well accustomed to the smoking ban brought in a number of years ago. It is not illegal to smoke e-cigarettes. It would seem likely that e-smoking will be banned more generally in public buildings and perhaps other buildings.

E-smoking in the workplace and its many implications

We are all well accustomed to the smoking ban brought in a number of years ago. It is not illegal to smoke e-cigarettes. It would seem likely that e-smoking will be banned more generally in public buildings and perhaps other buildings.

Quay NS aiming to become first in Ireland with Tobacco Free Gates

Mayo Sports Partnership and the Healthy Mayo Initiative are hoping to complete a pilot programme which would see school gates across the country become smoking-free zones.

Smoking to be banned in local psychiatric units

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Smoking will be banned in the psychiatric units in the city and county from the end of the month, the HSE announced this week. Patients and staff at the admission units in the city and Ballinasloe are being offered help to quit as the health authority prepares to implement the ban from March 31.

Dramatic fall in the number of young people smoking in Ireland

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the latest research that shows only eight per cent of young people aged between 10 and 17 smoke, and says that these statistics show Ireland can become tobacco-free.

Merlin Park ashtray leaves HSE open to smoking embarrassment

The HSE West was accused of operating double standards regarding the smoking ban this week after it emerged that there was an ashtray located outside on a window sill at Merlin Park Hospital. This is despite the fact that the public hospital is designated a smoke-free facility.

Hospital should have a designated smoking area - councillors

Mullingar councillors are to write to the HSE to ask them to allocate a designated smoking area on the grounds of Mullingar hospital, following the introduction of a a campus-wide ban on November 1.

County wide anti-smoking policy on the way

The members of the Cultural, Education, Heritage and Corporate Affairs SPC of Mayo County Council put in motion the first steps to bringing in a new council backed county wide anti-smoking policy. Director of services for Mayo County Council, Joe Loftus, told the members he was looking for them to recommend to Mayo County Council that all buildings over which the council have control, including playgrounds and play areas for children, be declared smoke free zones, to be supported by appropriate signage and notices.

Don’t use Road Safety law to ban smoking

I have recently had some correspondence with the anti-smoking group ASH looking for the AA to support a ban on smoking in cars. It is an interesting debate and not just for obvious reasons.

Don’t use Road Safety law to ban smoking

I have recently had some correspondence with the anti-smoking group ASH looking for the AA to support a ban on smoking in cars. It is an interesting debate and not just for obvious reasons.

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