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[Australia, Ireland] Irish plain packaging tobacco law can create 'domino effect'

Ireland can create a “domino effect” internationally by becoming the first country in Europe to introduce plain packaging of tobacco, according to one of Australia’s leading public health experts. Prof Mike Daube said the introduction of plain packaging
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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[Europe, Ireland] To vape or not to vape? The e-cigarette debate

The vaping debate is characterised by confusion and contradiction - but those who have converted to e-cigarettes seem convinced.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 13:41
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[Ireland] Minister James Reilly calls for cigarette price hike

FORMER Health Minister James Reilly has called for another increase in excise duty on cigarettes in the upcoming budget. Mr Reilly, who retained responsibility for anti-smoking policy despite losing the health portfolio in the Government reshuffle, said:
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:36
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[Ireland] Former health minister took on the tobacco industry

But, in the dark recesses of his gulag, Reilly must be wondering if his anti-fag legislation has any chance now of being implemented; and what did he do to deserve such a fate? More importantly, who is responsible for the public health aspect of his anti
The Southern Star (ie)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:34
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[Europe, Ireland] Italy joins EU states objecting to Irish plan for plain cigarette packs / Ninth EU country to oppose proposals

Italy has objected to Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals on the day of the deadline yesterday for European Union countries to lodge their concerns. It is the ninth European Union country to object, joining Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, P
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:02
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[Ireland] Mum to quit smoking after daughter racks up 10,000 retweets

This young girl just convinced her mother to quit smoking, after a whopping 22 years addicted to cigarettes. Madison Lawson tweeted a picture last night, which outlined a contract agreed between her mum and her sister.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:41
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[Ireland] Japanese tobacco firm halts legal action against Waterford firm

halted its legal proceedings against Healthier Smoker Ltd (HSL) after the Waterford-based firm’s liquidator agreed on Tuesday to destroy all products and materials within its control that infringe the multibillion tobacco giant’s property rights. Darren F
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:19
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[Europe, Ireland] EU states lodge concerns over cigarette packaging plans

Eight European Union countries have lodged concerns about Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals, with the deadline for objections ending today. Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Spain have all now filed o
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:33
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[Ireland] €1.3 million bill if pregnant smokers used NRT

The total cost for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) would be €1,386,000, if every pregnant woman in Ireland who smoked availed of NRT for eight weeks, the HSE has said. A four-week supply of NRT costs €50 and there would be an additional monthly prescri
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Sep 8, 2014 17:06
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[Ireland] Health bodies look to attack tobacco profits by closing cigarette price gap

The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) and the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) are calling in their pre-budget submissions for tobacco tax measures that would close the price gap between less expensive and premium brands, according to a story by Dan Buckley for the
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 8, 2014 17:03
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