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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco firms' tax bill nears €500m ahead of plain packaging ban - report

represents an 81pc increase on the same period last year. The increased tax spend comes ahead of the imminent plain packaging ban. However, companies will be allowed to sell off whatever remaining stock they have left - branded or otherwise up until May 2
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:36
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[USA] Ireland: 2016 Investment Climate Statements

The government continues to crack down on the sale of illegal cigarettes smuggled into the country by both international and local organized criminal groups. Cigarettes in Ireland are heavily taxed, making illegal trade in counterfeit and untaxed cigaret
US Department of State
added Jul 7, 2016 18:24
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Imperial Tobacco announces plans to shut down manufacturing units in Ireland

Imperial Tobacco has announced that it will shut down its manufacturing facilities in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, in Ireland. The closure that comes after 50 years of service in the area will also lead to a loss of 87 jobs. The company claims that its decisi
Dublin News (au)
added Jul 4, 2016 14:43
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[Ireland] Councillor calls for cigarettes to be banned from Irish parks after family tragedies

Deirdre Donnelly has written to the Government demanding new laws be introduced to protect children and families from second-hand smoke. The mum made the call ahead of Relay For Life, a 24-hour Irish Cancer Society event at Blackrock park in South Dubl
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jul 4, 2016 14:39
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[Ireland] Pioneering cardiologist and anti-smoking advocate Risteard Mulcahy dies aged 94

Professor Mulcahy, one of Ireland’s first anti-smoking advocates was founder and president of the Irish Heart Foundation.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:10
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Imperial Tobacco to shut down after 50 years of operations in Ireland

it will shut down its manufacturing facilities in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, in Ireland. The closure that comes after 50 years of service in the area will also lead to a loss of 87 jobs. The company claims that its decision has been influenced by last month
Big News Network.com (au)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:43
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[Australia, Ireland] McCREDIE: Plain speaking on plain packaging

OF all the accusations levelled at plain packaging of tobacco products, perhaps the most bizarre is that it will help promote the revival of the Irish Republican Army. The once-prominent terrorist organisation stands to make an extra £22 million per year
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10
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[Europe] Black market cigarette trade increases in Ireland

According to a report by KPMG, Ireland now has the sixth largest black trade market for cigarettes across the whole of Europe. The report also showed that 65 different illicit ‘white brand’ cigarettes were identified in Ireland in 2015.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:52
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[Ireland] Junior health minister who wants to allow smoking in bars against legalising cannabis

The new junior health minister - who wanted smokers to be allowed to light up in bars - claims he felt “like a pariah” after he made the call. Finian McGrath...While the Super Junior Minister with responsibility for disabilities wants the laws loosened
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jun 9, 2016 16:56
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ASH Ireland criticises delay in plain tobacco packaging

Ireland was the first country to introduce a plan for plain tobacco packaging in 2014, but delays in developing the relevant legislation mean it will not come into effect until 2017 at the earliest.
Irish Times (ie)
added May 30, 2016 19:17
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