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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] Gov. to French, Irish: Don't mess with our tobacco

In a trans-Atlantic debate over cigarette packaging, North Carolina's governor poses a rhetorical question to the Irish and French governments: Would Guinness be recognizable labeled simply as "beer?" Or would champagne sell as well in a bottle lacking i
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2014 16:57
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[Ireland] ‘A great day for South Armagh Duty Free’ – tobacco companies are not happy…

They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:36
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[Ireland] 'Breaking €10 barrier on cigarettes will save lives'

Health groups have welcomed the Government's decision to increase the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes by 40 cent to €10. Tax on roll-your-own tobacco has also been increased by 20c on a 25g pack - however taxes on alcohol, petrol and diesel, and motor
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:32
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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] NC governor decries French, Irish cigarette plans - SFGate

McCrory has written letters to French and Irish officials decrying plans in those countries to force manufacturers to package their cigarettes in plain containers. McCrory argues farmers and manufacturers in the top U.S. tobacco-producing state would be h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2014 16:16
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[Ireland] O'DOHERTY: Ban on smoking in cars with children shows the nanny state is at the wheel

Reilly claims that: "It is anything but a nanny state, it's about protecting our children, vulnerable children." Sorry minister, but isn't that the exact definition of a nanny state? Once you give authorities new powers to interfere with people, they wi
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 14, 2014 01:53
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[Ireland] Anger among retailers over illicit tobacco trade

RETAILERS in North Dublin are calling on a serious clamp-down on the illegal sale of cigarettes as it is severely impacting on their businesses. The retailers, many of whom are members of the National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) Ireland, are
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 14, 2014 01:31
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Tobacco companies are the source of over 90% of smuggled tobacco in Ireland: Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society has applauded the Revenue Commissioners for the drop in the rate of tobacco smuggling into Ireland but is expressing concern at the revealing statistics* that show that Big Tobacco is the source of 90 percent of cigarettes coming
Irish Cancer Society (ie)
added Oct 12, 2014 12:22
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[Ireland, UK] David Cameron’s election guru faces new attack over tobacco lobbying

Mark Fullbrook, co-founder of Crosby Textor Fullbrook (CTF), which represents tobacco giant Philip Morris, asked Tory grandee Sir Robert Atkins to track down comments issued by the government relating to Ireland’s plans for the introduction of plain pack
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:30
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[Ireland] Fine for smoking in a car with children to be just €80

PEOPLE who smoke in cars with a child as a passenger are likely to escape with fines in the region of around €80, it has emerged. However, if they resist paying the fines and the case is brought to court, the financial penalty could be up to €1,000 unde
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 11, 2014 22:56
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[Canada, Ireland, USA] TWEED: Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

I have now teamed up with the indomitable Mr Berman and we will be lobbying the UK and Irish Governments to take legal action against the very tobacco companies which have cost the NHS the estimated £5.2bn worth of resources every year. We all now know c
Global Legal Post (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:58
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