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[Ireland] Fionn (11) sought car smoking ban after gran died of cancer

Wexford schoolboy Fionn O'Callaghan felt so strongly about children having to endure toxic fumes from adults smoking in cars that he wrote to Taoiseach Enda Kenny four years ago. He asked for a ban to be imposed on smoking in cars carrying children. "I
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:02
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[Ireland] Old reliables: 20 cigarettes cost over €10 for first time

There was immediate criticism of the 50 cent extra on packets of cigarettes in Budget 2016 from the National Federation of Retail Newsagents and tobacco companies, with John Player Ireland calling the move a “bonanza for bootleggers”
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:05
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[Ireland] 20-a-day habit will cost smokers €300 a month - enough to buy a new Mercedes

Cigarettes rose by 50c a pack from midnight last night in Michael Noonan's only tax hike in his fifth budget. It means a 20-a-day habit at €10.50 a pack will now cost a staggering €73.50 a week - or just shy of €300 per month. That's enough to finance
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:04
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[Ireland] AUDIO: "It seems obvious" - Senator and cancer specialist calls for €3 increase on box of cigarettes

Senator and oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Professor John Crown spoke to Newstalk Lunchtime this afternoon about the proposed increase. Senator Crown stated: "When you increase the price of smoking, you do reduce the amount of smoking. Anything we
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Aug 13, 2015 12:58
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[Europe, UAE: Abu Dhabi] REILLY: Ireland refused to be bullied by Big Tobacco

We learn to stand together. Despite their billions of euros and hidden connections, the tobacco industry can be defeated. We must rise to the challenge to protect our children from a killer addiction that ends the lives of half of those who become addi
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:50
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[Ireland] Woman awarded €20k after breaking her ankle in smoking area of disco

Aoife Lamb claimed that in August 2011, she had had been in an overcrowded smoking area at the award-winning The Wright Venue nightclub in Airside Retail Park, Swords, Co Dublin.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:29
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[Ireland] Reilly urges Government to sell tobacco shares

Dr Reilly wrote to Finance Minister Michael Noonan last month after being informed that the State has investments worth €10m in tobacco companies through the National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF). The Dublin North TD and former Health Minister highlighte
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:19
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[Europe, Ireland] Report on hearings in relation to the General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill (PDF)

The publication of the General Scheme presents an important opportunity for interested stakeholders to comment on the general principles and themes at an early stage in the Bill‟s development. In this case, the Joint Committee have formally invited writte
Office of the Houses of the Oireachtas (ie)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:11
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[Australia, Ireland] Japan Tobacco’s packaging objections look set for courts

‘Big Tobacco’ watches closely as plain packaging precedent may affect larger EU markets
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 13:51
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[Ireland] Arthur Cox faces queries from client HSE over tobacco role

Legal firm Arthur Cox is facing questions from the Health Service Executive, one of its many public clients, over its involvement in threatened court action against the State over the plan to ban branded cigarette packaging.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:54
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