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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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[Ireland] Passive smoking in youth can increase lung cancer risk

Non-smokers who were exposed to passive smoking in early life are at an increased risk of getting lung cancer, but only if they have genetic factors, a conference on cancer has been told. This risk was also associated with an earlier onset of the diseas
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:19
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[Ireland] Gerald Kean says he'll continue to smoke his favourite cigars

CELEBRITY lawyer Gerald Kean insists he will continue to smoke his favourite cigars – despite being warned on Celebrity Operation Transformation to immediately give them up or they will kill him Doctors on the RTE discovered that the lawyer to the stars
Sunday World (ie)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:52
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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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[Ireland] There’s now THREE tobacco giants who aren’t happy with the Government at all

Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco Limited have all sent legal letters to the Government on the issue, threatening varying levels of action, Minister for Children James Reilly has said. The latest, Philip Morris, has written regarding the
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 11, 2015 11:11
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[Ireland] Senator calls for 99% tax on tobacco profits amid legal threat

A leading oncologist and Senator has called for a 99% tax on the profits of tobacco companies - if they pursue their threats of legal action against the State.... Professor John Crown has welcomed the news, and said the Government should do more to chall
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:39
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Philip Morris Braces For Ireland's Tobacco Plain Packaging Legislation

Ireland’s effort at plain packaging legislation has received vociferous support from Prof Mike Daube, a key figure in Australia’s similar effort. Australia’s cigarette plain packaging law, which came into effect in December 2013, is supposed to be the mo
Trefis
added Oct 8, 2014 14:49
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