The HSE expects about 1,000 smokers will contact its new integrated Quit support service in the coming weeks as people give up smoking for the new year. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The Health Service Executive expects about 1,000 smokers will contact its new integrated Quit support service in the coming weeks as people give up(...)

The global market in e-cigarettes from $2 billion in 2012 to $3 billion last year. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

First they were banned on buses and trains and now e-cigarettes are being ruled out of order on all hospital campuses, as Irish regulators grap(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly  at the launch of the Healthy Ireland framework for action to improve health and wellbeing, at the Mansion House today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health James Reilly has said he’d “love to see each cigarette costing €1” so that people would “think long and hard before they in(...)