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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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[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] Tobacco giants may sue over plain packaging

Ireland could have to pay hundreds of millions in compensation to tobacco giants if plain packaging is introduced, according to Exane BNP Paribas... believed the tobacco industry had a “robust case against plain packaging which would allow it to claim co
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:01
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[Ireland] Tobacco firms' secret lobbying

The Herald has exclusively obtained copies of correspondence between the Department of Health, Ministers and the manufacturers of tobacco products between May and December last year, by use of the Freedom of Information Act. March 24 will mark 10 years s
Evening Herald (ie)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:54
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[Ireland, USA] Virginia governor slammed by doctor over plain cigarette pack rejection

Brooklyn-born Crown, one of Ireland's leading oncologists, took to Twitter to express his outrage at McDonnell's efforts on behalf of the tobacco companies. Here's just some of the tweets from the New York born Irish Senator Prof John Crown:
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Dec 10, 2013 15:18
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[Ireland] Minister expecting fight on tobacco

"It was reported to me that they were in Europe in the Commissioner's office and, I can't verify this, but they were threatening that they would sue Ireland for our national gross domestic products in relation to intellectual property," Dr Reilly said.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2013 07:23
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[Ireland] Tobacco tax rise 'tokenistic'

The 10 cents rise in tobacco duty was less than had been anticipated by Health Minister Dr James Reilly but leaves Ireland as one of the most expensive places in the world to smoke.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:03
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[Ireland] Survey: Almost 30% of empty cigarette packets are illegal

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents in Ireland is warning the Government to tackle the sale of illegal cigarettes. A new survey shows almost 28% of discarded empty packets across the country are illegal and untaxed.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:10
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[Ireland] Lung cancer not just a risk for smokers, studies show

Someone who has been exposed with high levels of radon gas will show signs of bronchitis or pneumonia, wheezing, heavy breath, and infections. Other risks include second-hand smoke but the "ban in all workplaces in Ireland should help to reduce the expo
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 14, 2013 17:22
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[Europe, Ireland] 'Smoking laws will cost State millions'

Tobacco manufacturers and retailers have warned that new EU anti-smoking legislation will boost the illegal tobacco market ... The Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (ITMAC) said the proposal was really about prohibition, not regulation and
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 17, 2013 07:43
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