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[Germany, Ireland] German lobby backs Irish anti-smoking plan

German health campaigners have written to Enda Kenny backing plans for plain packaging ... comes after German politicians and businesses previously claimed the plans would boost cigarette smuggling, reduce taxes and hurt the economy.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 29, 2014 11:29
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland

“The level of contraband cigarettes coming into Ireland strongly suggests that Big Tobacco is deliberately flooding low tax economies with their own brands which then mysteriously find their way into economies such as the UK and Ireland where the price o
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Aug 24, 2014 12:42
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[Ireland] E-cigs face wider ban after odour complaints

RESTAURANTS, pubs and clubs are moving to follow the Health Service Executive (HSE) and other semi-state bodies in banning the use of e-cigarettes on their premises.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:51
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[Ireland] Irish Cancer Society accuses tobacco companies of enabling illegal trade

Kathleen O'Meara, head of advocacy and communications with the ICS, said: "The level of contraband cigarettes coming into Ireland strongly suggests that Big Tobacco is deliberately flooding low-tax economies with their own brands which then mysteriously
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:46
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[Ireland] Head cancer deaths 36% higher for smokers

Death rates for smokers diagnosed with head and neck cancer are a 36% higher than non-smokers, research has found. Smokers who undergo surgery for tumour removal are also at greater risk of cancer death — 49% higher than non-smokers.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:07
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[Ireland] There is no safe level of smoking

frequency of smoking —57.49% of all smokers describe themselves as occasional or light smokers. This means they smoke between one and five cigarettes a day (for occasional smokers) and between six and ten a day (for light smokers). This is all part of
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:39
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[Ireland] CLANCY: Plain packaging works: Australia shows fastest decline in smoking rates in over 20 years

The tobacco industry may feel the removal of Dr Reilly as minister for health may help it achieve its aims – specifically, to use tactics to oppose, stop or delay any tobacco control initiative which could save lives...Dr Reilly hasn’t gone away and neith
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:05
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[Ireland] Tobacco producing countries will battle packs law

Tobacco producing nations are expected to challenge Ireland’s move to outlaw branded tobacco packaging, the new junior jobs minister has been warned by his department. Ireland will likely face a constitutional challenge and complaints to the World Trade
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 14, 2014 03:11
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[Germany, Ireland] Charities criticise bid to stop law on plain tobacco packs

Health charities have reacted angrily to attempts by German business groups and MEPs to derail Ireland’s planned ban on branded tobacco products.... The Asthma Society said it was "dismayed" to learn that German advertising and branding groups had put pr
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:26
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