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[Ireland] KEALY: Leo's health insurance remarks are just more smoke

"Anyone who can afford to smoke 20 cigarettes a day can afford to take out health insurance." is nonsense to suggest that they can simply divert elsewhere the money they spend on tobacco. The usual rules of 'opportunity cost', whereby a consumer, by
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:21

[Ireland, Norway, UK] As Europe adopts Australia's plain packaging reforms, big tobacco fights back

"I haven't seen the industry as ferocious about anything in more than 40 years," says Prof Daube. "They clearly do see it as a massive threat, especially now that so many dominos are falling."... Also this week, billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomb
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54

[Ireland, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Industry ‘spent millions’ to scupper cigarette-pack plan

A single tobacco company employed 161 lobbyists and spent millions of euro in an “unprecedented” attempt to shoot down a key EU directive behind Ireland’s groundbreaking plain-packaging cigarette laws. Children’s Minister James Reilly revealed the exten
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:52

[Europe, UAE: Abu Dhabi] REILLY: Ireland refused to be bullied by Big Tobacco

We learn to stand together. Despite their billions of euros and hidden connections, the tobacco industry can be defeated. We must rise to the challenge to protect our children from a killer addiction that ends the lives of half of those who become addi
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:50

[Ireland] John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets

Around 500 customers found that instead of the cigarettes they were expecting, they got a different brand called News. Speaking to, a spokesperson from Imperial Tobacco, John Player’s parent company, said that this had occurred due to a m
The (ie)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:40
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[Ireland] Woman awarded €20k after breaking her ankle in smoking area of disco

Aoife Lamb claimed that in August 2011, she had had been in an overcrowded smoking area at the award-winning The Wright Venue nightclub in Airside Retail Park, Swords, Co Dublin.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:29

Ireland, UK Join Australia in Requiring Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products / Governments refuse to back down to Big Tobacco

"The interests of public health will be served when children decide never to take up smoking in the first place and if smokers are persuaded to quit. We have a duty to prevent our children from being lured into a killer addiction," said James Reilly, Ire
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:18

[Ireland] RCPI welcomes plain tobacco packaging laws

The Policy Group on Tobacco and the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the RCPI has welcomed the news that Ireland became the first country in Europe and the second in the world to pass plain packaging laws for tobacco products. The Public Health (Stand
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Mar 16, 2015 23:08

VIDEO: Last Week Tonight: Plain Packaging Cigarettes Ireland

You Tube
added Mar 16, 2015 15:37

The Potential Economic Impact of Plain Packaging for Cigarettes and Fine-Cut Tobacco in Ireland (PDF)

a total of 1,900 jobs and EUR 125 million in annual tax revenue are at stake. Most job losses are not expected in the tobacco sector, but rather in the rest of the economy. Tax losses are likely to translate into a significant contraction of the Irish
Irish Department of Health and Children (ie)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:27
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