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[Ireland] Pre-Budget Recommendations on Tobacco

A new levy should be introduced to force tobacco companies enjoying profit margins of up to 60% on cigarette sales in Ireland to pay the cost of helping smokers to quit, a pre-Budget submission by the Irish Heart Foundation and Irish Cancer Society has u
Irish Heart Foundation (ie)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:53

[Ireland] When smoking is good for your mental health

But sometimes it's a blessing. I can get away from people. As the years roll on, my tolerance level for bores is waning and I find myself going into a zone where I'm not even listening. Just nodding with a glazed stare. And then I excuse myself and go ou
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:25

Ireland's oldest tobacco shop to stub out cigarettes

Eleanor Purcell, who runs Cahill’s on Wickham Street in Limerick city centre, says that with an upsurge in smuggled cigarettes, it no longer makes financial sense to keep them on. Opened in 1870, Cahill’s sells more than 50 varieties of tobacco, snuff a
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:02

[Ireland] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes flooding the streets of Cork City

Stubbing out the sale of contraband tobacco is going to be a big job for law enforcement. Sean O’Riordan goes undercover with those attempting to do just that and finds out how easy it is to pick up a prohibited 20-pack in Cork City.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:29

[Ireland, UK] Ecigarettes not anti-smoking aids, says HSE

HSE has refused to endorse electronic cigarettes as a method of quitting smoking, despite new evidence from Britain that switching to the devices could save thousands of smokers’ lives.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:32

[Ireland] Gardai send cigs to test for asbestos / 20,000 packets of infamous Jin Ling brand seized at Drogheda Market

The gardaí are now in the process of having the cigarettes tested after analysis on batches of the cigarettes seized previously in Britain found them to contain industrial chemicals and asbestos.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 21, 2015 23:15

[Ireland, UK] Department of Health will ‘monitor evidence on e-cigarettes’

The Department of Health has said it will continue to monitor evidence on the potential harms and any benefits of e-cigarette products after health officials in Britain endorsed them as 95 per cent safer than their tobacco equivalents. In a study publish
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 19, 2015 17:44

[Ireland] 'Hundreds' defy smoking ban at University Hospital Limerick

THE University of Limerick Hospitals Group has said that it is “disappointed” that hundreds of patients, visitors and staff are still smoking on the grounds of its Dooradoyle hospital’s campus, despite a smoke-free policy being in place for more than thr
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:59
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[Ireland] AUDIO: "It seems obvious" - Senator and cancer specialist calls for €3 increase on box of cigarettes

Senator and oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Professor John Crown spoke to Newstalk Lunchtime this afternoon about the proposed increase. Senator Crown stated: "When you increase the price of smoking, you do reduce the amount of smoking. Anything we
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:58

[Ireland] Senator and cancer specialist calls for €3 increase on cigarettes

Professor John Crown, a Senator and cancer specialist, has called on the government to consider a new tax of at least €3 on packets of cigarettes. The oncologist was speaking to Newstalk when he suggested the government should up the price of cigarettes
Sunday World (ie)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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