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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] 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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[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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[Europe, Ireland] Reilly vows to bring in tobacco pack plans

CHILDREN'S Minister James Reilly is forging ahead with plans to introduce plain packaging for tobacco - despite an unprecedented level of opposition from fellow EU member states.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:00
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[Europe, Ireland, USA, District of Columbia] Opposition to tobacco plain packaging grows

A letter outlining the US Chamber of Commerce’s objections to the European Commission on the Government’s plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products was handed to the Minister’s private secretary at a chamber-hosted business breakfast in Washi
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:12
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[Australia, Germany, Ireland] Plain packs for cigarettes 'do not hit economy'

Ireland has come under pressure from German MEPs and business groups to abandon plans to be the first EU member to introduce uniform packaging.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:59
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Ireland's illegal cigarette trade among highest in Europe

Ireland is third highest on the list of EU countries behind Latvia and Lithuania for non duty paid tobacco (NDP) in 2013, however both Baltic states have decreased there NDP significantly since 2012, as Ireland’s remains the same at 28.3 per cent. Ir
Sunday World (ie)
added Mar 30, 2014 19:28
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Security: Smoking out the smugglers ($$)

UK and Ireland are hotbeds of illicit tobacco, raising fears trade is funding terrorism and denting tax take ... There is no evidence of increased smuggling in Australia. James Reilly, Ireland’s health minister, says industry claims that plain packaging
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 2, 2013 00:38
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[Ireland] War on smoking means uncertain future for tobacco companies

The latest blow to the industry is the widely reported new proposals from the Department of Health, which would see the introduction of strict packaging rules for cigarettes and tobacco products. This follows years of crackdowns on tobacco sales, includi
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 8, 2013 21:59
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[Ireland, USA] American business warns Taoiseach over tobacco proposals

the “destruction of legitimate and legally sanctioned trademark protection and branding”, the heads of the organisations warned in a letter. The six organisations involved are the US Chamber of Commerce, the Emergency Committee for American Trade, the Na
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:46
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