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[Australia, Ireland] ARCHON: All poor Reilly wants to do is save lives!

Fortunately, Australia has reinforced Reilly’s belief in the certainty of his crusade. That country introduced plain packaging laws in 2012 and, in two years, cigarette smoking fell to a record low. Particularly relevant was the fact that the tobacco com
The Southern Star (ie)
added Feb 28, 2015 20:14

[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07

Ireland passes EU's first tobacco plain packaging law

Under the new law, branding of all forms is forbidden on the packaging, including logos and colours. Tobacco products will have a uniform packaging containing graphic health warnings. “We are creating legislation which will be historic and will be of r
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:05

[Ireland] We will not be bullied on plain cigarette packets, says Reilly

“We do so despite legal threats from the lawyers for the tobacco industry,’’ Dr Reilly added. “We do so despite an extraordinary legal letter demanding that we stop and stop immediately.’’ Dr Reilly was speaking during the final stage debate on the Publi
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:04

Ireland passes tobacco plain packaging law

Ireland has became the second country in the world to pass a law introducing mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products... It follows Australia's introduction of similar plain packaging legislation in 2012. Under Ireland's new rules all forms of bra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:09

[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Crown wants to see ‘bankruptcy’ of ‘evil’ tobacco industry

Prof Crown told the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Dublin there was never a year during the Troubles when more people died from violence than died from smoking-related diseases.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:00

[Ireland] Leo Varadkar insists plain cigarette packaging will go ahead

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned smokers of the number of serious diseases linked to smoking and insisted the Government will introduce plain cigarette packaging.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:48

[Ireland] Irish Cancer Society to reject donations from Arthur Cox

it will no longer accept any corporate donations from Arthur Cox, the legal firm acting for tobacco giant Japan Tobacco in threatened court action against the State to block plain cigarette packs. The Irish Cancer Society said it had received €20,000 in b
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:54

[Australia, Ireland] Deadline on tobacco firm's legal bid goes up in smoke

The tobacco firm which threatened the State with a multimillion-euro legal action unless it scrapped plans for plain cigarette packets by Friday had yet to contact the Government over its refusal to bow to lobbying pressure last night.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 23, 2015 12:50

[Australia, Ireland] War on smoking: Plain facts light up cigarette battle

For one of the country's leading anti-smoking campaigners, Dr Ross Morgan, 'standardised packaging' as he prefers to call it and featuring the sort of shocking health images that have been on packs in Australia since 2012, will help to reduce the smoking
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:58
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