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[Ireland] Branded tobacco tins ‘are a cynical wheeze to beat law’

A tobacco manufacturer is offering cigarettes for sale in durable branded tins, days before plain-packaging rules come into force. James Reilly, the former health minister who tabled the plain-packaging legislation, described the move by Japan Tobacco I
Times Of London (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:41

[Europe, Ireland] Minister pledges action on plain packaging

The health minister said plain packaging for tobacco products would be introduced in the near future as he signed a law banning menthol cigarettes and regulating e-cigarettes yesterday. Simon Harris signed the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive, which incl
Times Of London (uk)
added May 23, 2016 20:47

[Ireland] DUFFY: This letter is most blatant Big Tobacco threat to a Taoiseach you're likely to see

WE’RE ALWAYS HEARING about the influence of ‘Big Tobacco’, but this 1986 letter to the Taoiseach from the chairman of a tobacco company is about as blatant as it gets. In the letter, Don Carroll of multi-national tobacco company PJ Carrolls’ tells the Ta
The (ie)
added Jan 1, 2016 19:01

[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco giants fight back as EU court ruling over plain packaging will be later this month

A landmark EU court ruling later this month will decide whether Ireland can drive ahead with plans to outlaw tobacco branding...Ireland plans to go further and bring in plain packaging on tobacco products, a plan driven by Minister for Children James Rei
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 7, 2015 16:26

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
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