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[Ireland] NicoBloc USA Announces Partnership with

to assist in launching the company’s NicoBloc Challenge, a six-week program designed to help people quit smoking or greatly reduce the harmful effects of cigarette smoke. Participants in the NicoBloc Challenge will have their personal stories chronicled a
PR Web
added Oct 27, 2015 10:59

[Ireland] Son's anger as hospital patient smokes yards from his seriously ill dad, 82

A DOTING son was left fuming after a patient was allowed to smoke in the same hospital ward as his sick dad... Jim Hayes was left sickened to the back of his teeth after being told the patient was allowed to light up due to "exceptional circumstances".
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 26, 2015 11:35
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[Ireland] Old reliables: 20 cigarettes cost over €10 for first time

There was immediate criticism of the 50 cent extra on packets of cigarettes in Budget 2016 from the National Federation of Retail Newsagents and tobacco companies, with John Player Ireland calling the move a “bonanza for bootleggers”
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:05
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[Ireland] 20-a-day habit will cost smokers €300 a month - enough to buy a new Mercedes

Cigarettes rose by 50c a pack from midnight last night in Michael Noonan's only tax hike in his fifth budget. It means a 20-a-day habit at €10.50 a pack will now cost a staggering €73.50 a week - or just shy of €300 per month. That's enough to finance
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:04

[Ireland] Budget 2016: Dáil votes to increase duty on cigarettes by 50c

The Government had an overwhelming majority in the first vote on the Budget which was in favour of a 50 cent increase in the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes. The price increase comes into effect from midnight, setting the retail cost for most brands at
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:04

[Ireland] Michael Noonan: Full Budget 2016 speech

the excise duty on a pack of 20 cigarettes is being increased by 50 cents, including VAT, with a pro-rata increase on other tobacco products. This public health measure will take effect from midnight tonight and will bring the price of cigarettes in the M
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:04

[Ireland] BUDGET 2016: Smokers to cough up more for their tobacco

The hike on tobacco was welcomed by the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) but was criticised yesterday by tobacco interests as another incentive for smugglers and described by smoking groups as an attack on the poor and elderly.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Oct 14, 2015 15:03

[Ireland] Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Despite Dr Reilly’s claims, sharp increases in tobacco excise have been far from the money-spinner the Fine Gael/Labour government has been predicting, a new analysis by shows.
The (ie)
added Oct 11, 2015 17:32

[Eastern Europe] Crime gangs making 900 per cent profit on illegal cigarettes sold in Ireland

The gangs are flogging the smokes, many of which have been found to contain rat poison, lead, arsenic and even human excrement, on the streets ... It’s estimated one in every four packets sold here has been smuggled into the country illegally – costing
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:29

[Ireland] Budget 2016: could price of cigarettes be hiked to €10.50 to help fund USC cut?

A hike in the price of cigarettes will be used to help pay for a dramatic reduction of 2pc in the Universal Social Charge (USC).... "The revenue from more tax on cigarettes will help fund a cut in the USC of 2pc, rather than the original plan for a 1.5pc
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:22
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