Tobacco

14 Mar, 2024 - This is a summary of our recent activity and work on tobacco control policy during 2023.
13 Mar, 2024 - This Easy Read publication summarises the findings from a recent report published by IPH that examined the relationship between mental health and smoking in Northern Ireland. The report found that…
13 Mar, 2024 - This poster presents the findings of research undertaken by IPH which examined the relationship between mental health and smoking in Northern Ireland. The report found that around one in three…
30 Jan, 2024 -   In this blog, Louise O’Connor, a senior research assistant at the Institute of Public Health, discusses what measures could be introduced to decrease the appeal of nicotine inhaling products to…
19 Jan, 2024 - Earlier this month the Institute responded to a public consultation by the Department of Health in Ireland to inform the future regulation of tobacco and nicotine inhaling products, such as e-…
18 Dec, 2023 - IPH recently responded to a UK consultation on creating a smokefree generation and tackling youth vaping.In October the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) in England published a command…
7 Nov, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health recently responded to a public consultation on Disposable Vaping Devices launched by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications in Ireland. This…
25 Oct, 2023 -  In this blog, Dr Helen McAvoy, IPH Director of Policy, explores the UK government’s groundbreaking announcement to progressively raise the age of sale of tobacco.   What exactly is this new measure…
25 Sep, 2023 - This report presents views shared by stakeholders involved in the implementation of the Ten Year Tobacco Control Strategy in Northern Ireland (2012-2022). Stakeholder engagement was undertaken by…
25 Sep, 2023 - This report examined the relationship between tobacco use and mental ill-health in Northern Ireland. It also considered tobacco control policy approaches to this issue across the UK and Ireland.…
25 Sep, 2023 - This report assessed the progress made in reducing second-hand smoke exposure under the Department of Health 10 Year Tobacco Control Strategy for Northern Ireland (2012-2022). The findings of the…
25 Sep, 2023 - The Institute of Public Health has today published a series of reports relating to an end of term review of the 10-year Tobacco Control Strategy in Northern Ireland (2012-2022).Today the Department…
31 May, 2023 - The 9th European Conference on Tobacco or Health in Madrid attracted hundreds of delegates from far and wide to consider how a ‘Tobacco-Free Generation’ could be achieved in Europe by 2040.  IPH…
31 May, 2023 -  On the 20th anniversary of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, IPH Director of Policy Dr Helen McAvoy reflects on tobacco industry interference in policy making…
30 May, 2023 - On World No Tobacco Day, we are highlighting some recent work on tobacco control. On Tuesday 23 May, IPH Public Health Development Officer, Lauren Rodriguez, attended the Faculty of Public Health…
19 Oct, 2022 - It’s National Menopause Awareness Week, Ireland’s first national awareness campaign about menopause. The campaign slogan ‘Let’s take the mystery out of menopause’ highlights the need for clear…
12 Sep, 2022 - The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s Policy Group on Tobacco has published a new report which makes the case for raising the minimum age of sale of tobacco from 18 to 21 years.The Tobacco 21…
8 Jul, 2022 - In recent weeks, IPH participated in a ‘Tobacco Endgame: Nobody Left Behind’ conference, hosted by the HSE, to mark World No Tobacco Day on 31 May. In this blog, Lauren Rodriguez, IPH Public Health…
25 Feb, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) is today appearing before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health to give evidence on the Public…
1 Feb, 2022 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) welcomes the introduction of new laws in Northern Ireland this week that will help to reduce children’s exposure to second-hand smoke and prevent children…