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Ireland passes tobacco plain packaging law

Ireland has became the second country in the world to pass a law introducing mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products... It follows Australia's introduction of similar plain packaging legislation in 2012. Under Ireland's new rules all forms of bra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:09

[Ireland, UK] Health Case Study: Firing the smokes for good

A short while previously she had signed up for an Allen Carr seminar, so her smoking binge in London only cemented that intention. "The day of the seminar I went to the Phoenix Park for a walk and shed a tear or two," says Emer. "I was convinced I'd be
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jan 19, 2015 12:07

Ireland pushes Europe's anti-smoking drive with plain packaging

Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies. As part of Dublin's plan to make Ireland a smoke-free society by 2025—meaning a prevalence rate of under five percen
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 1, 2014 06:32

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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