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[Ireland] Customs seized huge haul of black market cigarettes and tobacco in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in one county during 2016. The Revenue service said its investigators launched a series of operations to disrupt the black market in the Louth area alone. At least a doze
The Irish News (uk)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Ireland] Smoking death toll nearly 6,000 this year, campaigners claim

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Ireland called on people to consider quitting in the new year. Overall, the number of smokers has fallen but ASH said 5,900 tobacco users died in 2016.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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6,000 people in Ireland died smoking related deaths in 2016 sparking calls for action

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said that 6 million people worldwide died this year from smoking or passive smoking, 5,900 of which were Irish. ASH, which is short for Action on Smoking and Health, are calling for people to consider the dangers of s
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Dec 28, 2016 15:35
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[Ireland] Harris: Don't invest public funds in tobacco

The Irish Strategic Investment Fund should be banned from putting public money into tobacco companies, Simon Harris has said. The fund, which was set up to make investments that benefit the Irish economy, has equity holdings worth €1.5 million in three
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 11, 2016 17:28
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[Ireland] Reilly slams delay in launching plain cigarette packets

Fine Gael deputy leader James Reilly has criticised the Government over the delay in introducing plain-packaged tobacco products. Dr Reilly, who spearheaded the legislation when he was Children's Minister, expressed concern that the new laws are three-a
Evening Herald (ie)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:07
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[Ireland] Irish vet on the damage that second-hand smoke has on your pet: ‘The smoker’s dog's lung tissue was nearly all black’

Wicklow veterinarian Dr Alan Rossiter said an exposure to second-hand smoking and the residual chemicals left behind by cigarette smoke can increase a pet’s risk of developing cancer, lung disease, heart disease and a host of other respiratory problems.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 7, 2016 01:19
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[Ireland] Smoke free campuses to become the norm

THERE is an expected increase in smoke free college campuses across Ireland, according to a seminar held in the Royal College of Surgeons on the 9th of November. The seminar was organised by ASH Ireland, an anti-tobacco group with the aim of reducing tob
University Observer (ie)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:08
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[Ireland] Irish State's €7.2million investment in cigarette giant 'makes a complete mockery' of anti-smoking drive - Senator

It has emerged there is almost €35million of taxpayers’ money in alcohol, tobacco and defence industries, some of which make weapons of war. Of this, €7.2million is invested in Philip Morris, which make Marlboro, British American Tobacco, which manufactu
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:23
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ASH Ireland working towards smoke free campuses being the norm in Irish colleges and universities

ASH Ireland want Ireland to work towards smoke free campuses being the norm in Irish third level campuses. Both Westport College and Athlone IT are already campus smokefree and both UCD and Trinity College have commenced the ‘going smokefree’ process. D
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:20
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[Ireland] Organised crime in Republic worth at least €1.7bn annually

The €1.7 billion annual valuation of organised crime in Ireland includes all aspects of the drug dealing... The illegal cigarettes market in Ireland – involving counterfeit or smuggled cigarettes with no duties or VAT paid – is worth €277 million annuall
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:44
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