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[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07

[UK] ARCHIVE: Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

The Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs received money from cigarette firms...They have also criticised anti-tobacco measures such as the ban on smoking in pubs, arguing that they represent an attack on civil liberties.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 27, 2015 09:57

[Ireland] Irish Cancer Society to reject donations from Arthur Cox

it will no longer accept any corporate donations from Arthur Cox, the legal firm acting for tobacco giant Japan Tobacco in threatened court action against the State to block plain cigarette packs. The Irish Cancer Society said it had received €20,000 in b
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:54

[Australia, Ireland] Deadline on tobacco firm's legal bid goes up in smoke

The tobacco firm which threatened the State with a multimillion-euro legal action unless it scrapped plans for plain cigarette packets by Friday had yet to contact the Government over its refusal to bow to lobbying pressure last night.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 23, 2015 12:50

[Australia, Ireland] War on smoking: Plain facts light up cigarette battle

For one of the country's leading anti-smoking campaigners, Dr Ross Morgan, 'standardised packaging' as he prefers to call it and featuring the sort of shocking health images that have been on packs in Australia since 2012, will help to reduce the smoking
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:58

[Ireland] Reilly: Inappropriate for legal firm to represent tobacco firms and state agencies

said it is not appropriate for legal firm Arthur Cox to represent tobacco firms and State agencies under the aegis of his Department. Mr Reilly is currently reviewing the relationship between the State’s child and family agency Tulsa and the solicitor fi
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:47

[Europe, Ireland] No smoke without ire: Big Tobacco gets angry

The Irish market is so profitable for cigarette makers that the largest is willing to sue the Government over packaging rules. We look at why Ireland is such a goldmine... "Their profit margins are astonishing," said Rob Branston.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:09

Japan Tobacco International: Hospitality for UK MPs

Since 2011, Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has provided hospitality and tickets to Members of Parliament for various events, including the Chelsea Flower Show, Glyndebourne Opera Festival and Cricket Test Matches at the Oval. (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 20, 2015 15:52

[Ireland] Review sought of Arthur Cox arrangements with child agency

James Reilly seeks appraisal as firm comes under pressure to sever ties with big Tobacco / Leo Varadkar said there was no conflict of interest as the legislation was being prepared by the Departments of Health and Children and not the HSE.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 14:15

[Europe, Ireland] WALSH: Why the Government should ignore the current threat from the tobacco industry

it is likely that the plain packaging rules once enacted will ultimately be challenged before the courts and its compatibility with the principle of the freedom of movement of goods will ultimately be determined by the European Court of Justice.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 03:58
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