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[Australia, Europe, Ireland] Big Tobacco's Lawsuits Of Mass Destruction

If Big Tobacco’s ongoing legal onslaught against the Australian government is intended to intimidate other countries considering plain-packaging laws, it’s not working. Not according to the architect of Ireland’s incoming plain-pack scheme, at least. “I
The Global Mail (au)
added Dec 2, 2013 15:03
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[Ireland] Government to introduce new legislation to discourage youths smoking

The Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly will launch the 'Tobacco Free Ireland' document which will include up to 60 recommendations. It is hoped the scheme will lead to an overall generation of young people who do not smoke by 2025.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:20
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[Egypt, Ireland] Al Qaeda rocket blows lid on IRA cigarette cargo

A ROCKET fired by al Qaeda at a massive container ship blew the lid off a multi-million euro illegal cigarette operation run by a millionaire businessman with links to Provo chief Thomas 'Slab' Murphy, the Sunday Independent has learnt.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:14
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[Ireland] Revenue rejects cigarette survey

The Revenue Commissioners have rejected as inaccurate a survey claiming illegal cigarette consumption in Ireland has risen to 28.2 per cent. Latest available figures from Revenue and the Tobacco Control Unit of the Department of Health, put illicit cons
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 25, 2013 02:03
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[Ireland] New warnings for cigarette packets

Graphic picture warnings on cigarette packets will be introduced from February 1st
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 10, 2013 09:50
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[Europe, Ireland] Packet colours can influence smokers

One in every 20 Irish smokers wrongly believes that a light colour on a pack of cigarettes signals that it is less hazardous. The EU-wide survey also revealed that the same number incorrectly think the slimmer shape and size of a cigarette indicates the
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 18, 2012 15:13
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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] Plain packaging on cigarettes and tobacco due in May 2017

The Government has been adamant it will introduce plain tobacco and cigarette packaging despite threats from the tobacco industry of legal action and the loss of 87 jobs in Mullingar following the decision to close the Imperial Tobacco manufacturing plan
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 5, 2016 01:26
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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, Ireland] No smoke without ire: Big Tobacco gets angry

The Irish market is so profitable for cigarette makers that the largest is willing to sue the Government over packaging rules. We look at why Ireland is such a goldmine... "Their profit margins are astonishing," said Rob Branston.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:09
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