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Ireland plans to adopt plain packaging of cigarettes

Health chiefs lauded the move as a vital tool to combat youth smoking, while tobacco companies warned removing all logos, trademarks and colours from packs would benefit criminals involved in illegal smuggling.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2013 01:37
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[Ireland] Taoiseach conducts formal talks with tobacco indstry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny received a delegation of senior tobacco industry figures in Government Buildings a fortnight ago, the first time any Taoiseach has conducted formal talks with the industry. Mr Kenny was accompanied by ministers Michael Noonan and Al
Irish Times (ie)
added May 23, 2013 03:46
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland] MORGAN: Tobacco companies spend billions on packaging for a reason

You may be convinced that attractive packaging doesn't sway your decision to smoke - but it's still big business, writes Dr Ross Morgan.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 29, 2013 15:33
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco facing stricter regime

EU LAW UPDATE: On December 19th, the European Commission adopted proposals for the amendment of the Tobacco Products Directive which would result in stricter requirements in respect of the manufacture, packaging and sale of cigarettes.
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:20
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[Ireland] O'MEARA: Deadly consequences of smoking must be tackled by tobacco control strategy

Irish Times (ie)
added May 11, 2012 02:16
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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
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[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
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[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 Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 1, 2016 19:01
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[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
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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
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