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[Ireland] Hit smokers with 60c price hike in Budget, Noonan urged

ANTI-smoking campaigners are calling on Finance Minister Michael Noonan to add on 60c to the price of a 20-pack of cigarettes in next month's Budget. ASH Ireland is also demanding that the taxation measures be imposed on "roll-your-own-tobacco" in Budge
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 1, 2012 14:05

[Ireland] Anti-smoking group calls for 60c price hike in budget

Ash Ireland says over 900,000 smokers in the country smoke 6bn cigarettes every year and a significant price increase is the best weapon in the fight against the habit.
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:35
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[Ireland] Pension fund has shares in tobacco, drink firms

The National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF), established a decade ago to fund pensions for our aging population, now holds millions of shares in controversial companies criticised for their products and business practices, the Irish Independent can reveal.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 22, 2012 04:23

[Ireland] Customs seize €3.1m cigarettes hidden in garlic and cheese boxes

EIGHT million smuggled cigarettes, stored in boxes labelled "garlic and cheese tear and share" have been found by Customs officers at Dublin Port.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 9, 2012 06:56

[Ireland] Dublin Port customs officers seize 8m contraband cigarettes

The cigarettes, which have an estimated retail value of 3.1m euros (£2.5m), were found in a shipment from the Netherlands on Sunday.
BBC Online
added Oct 9, 2012 02:15

[Ireland] Man died in care home from fire ignited by cigarette

A NURSING home has changed its practices on allowing residents to smoke, following the death of a 69-year-old blind man who suffered severe burns to 30 per cent of his body when a cigarette fell and ignited his clothes in a smoking room.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:13

[Ireland] Holly dresses down for first day back in class ... and grabs a sneaky smoke

IT'S back to reality for former Miss Ireland Holly Carpenter. After a year out Holly is readjusting to life as a student again as she enjoys a sneaky cigarette on her first day back. The 20-year-old previously revealed how rugby boyfriend Cian Healy (24
Evening Herald (ie)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:12

[Ireland] Google gets garden but smoking and partying is banned

The internet giant has been given the green light to develop a new roof garden but staff will be banned from smoking or partying.
Evening Herald (ie)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:19

[Ireland] Smoke and mirrors

It took several months to finally quit, helped by a stint on oncology wards . . . Dr Muiris Houston retells how medical student Nikhil Joshi stripped away the make-up from the common illusion that smoking is a form of coping mechanism.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:04

[Ireland] State should seize far bigger portion of cigarette profits, say lobby groups

Lobby groups say a bigger proportion of the price of cigarettes should go to the exchequer and be used, for instance, to offset the costs of ill-health linked to smoking.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 1, 2012 01:22
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