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[Ireland, USA] Powerful US lobby group fights cigarette packaging changes

The influential Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in Washington has joined the lobbying campaign ... In a letter obtained by The Irish Times, the world’s largest business federation with three million business members said it had “deep
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:51
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[Ireland, USA, Virginia] US politician seeks cigarette packet change

The governor of Virginia has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging him to reject proposals to introduce plain cigarette packaging. In a letter three days ago, Governor Bob McDonnell said there were other proven ways to regulate the industry based on “s
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 9, 2013 20:18
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Plan for a ‘tobacco free Ireland’ published

A plan to reduce the prevalence of smoking in Ireland to less than 5 per cent of the population by 2025 has been published by Minister for Health James Reilly. Tobacco Free Ireland recommends introducing legislation to prohibit smoking within the campus
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 5, 2013 21:26
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[Europe, Ireland] Big Tobacco looks to the future of e-cigarettes

“We think electronic cigarettes will prove to be the most significant development in the history of the organised tobacco industry,” it said assuredly, with consumers worldwide expected to “migrate from tobacco smoking to e-cigarettes at an accelerating
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 23, 2013 01:13
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[Ireland] REILLY: Tobacco industry’s campaign against plain packaging is based on fear for its profits

In time, its claims about plain packaging will look as bogus and as misleading as its claims about smoking being harmless and not being addictive. .. it would be a strange society that would allow a situation where intellectual property rights supersede
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 26, 2013 21:33
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[Ireland] LETTER: Message in the cigarette pack

a leading tobacco company is about to offer free cartons of 200 cigarettes in exchange for each collection of all 14 images. The Ministers responsible for this hasty piece of legislation will have to look on helplessly as a frenzy of “GI” exchanges on the
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 6, 2013 12:22
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[Ireland] Tobacco firms 'targeting' women with elegant, feminine packaging

According to health promotion experts, tobacco companies are trying to reel in women by creating candy-coloured packaging, white packaging, ‘women-only’ brands, low-tar, and new, super-slim products. This need to sell cigarettes via their packaging is m
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:35
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This is what the plain packaging for cigarettes will look like in Ireland

The Department of Health has released a photo of what the plain packaging will look like on cigarette boxes. Under new laws, all cigarettes and tobacco products will have to be sold in plain or standardised packaging from September. However, some shops
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 2, 2018 23:35
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[Europe, France, Ireland, UK] Implementation of 'plain' tobacco pack law approaches

The standardised tobacco pack law comes into effect on 20 May in the UK...France and Ireland also introduce the measure on the same day and more governments are set to eventually follow suit after tobacco firms lost their legal challenge against EU rules.
Packaging News (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:34
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[Europe] Tobacco firm JTI Ireland denies delaying tactics

has denied arguments by the State that the firm is seeking to delay a decision by the European Court of Justice concerning plans to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. It is not in JTI Ireland’s commercial interest to have any delay in its chal
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:40
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