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#Cigarettes

# cigarettes - Monday 9 July, 2018

Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre
# Sugar High
# Sugar High

Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre

Jul 9th 2018, 10:39 PM 18,674 Views 32 Comments

The drugs which originated in the US were discovered by Revenue detector dog Stella.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

6kg of herbal cannabis marked as 'gifts' seized at Portlaoise postal centre
# Drug Haul
# Drug Haul

6kg of herbal cannabis marked as 'gifts' seized at Portlaoise postal centre

Jun 26th 2018, 10:12 PM 15,151 Views 21 Comments

The drugs originated in Thailand.

# cigarettes - Friday 22 June, 2018

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:44 PM 17,948 Views 27 Comments

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the seizure.

# cigarettes - Friday 15 June, 2018

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

Jun 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,402 Views 11 Comments

The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

# cigarettes - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK

Updated Jun 7th 2018, 11:05 AM 15,555 Views 12 Comments

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

# cigarettes - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Revenue dog Elvis sniffs out €408k worth of black market cigarettes in Meath
# Found Dog
# Found Dog

Revenue dog Elvis sniffs out €408k worth of black market cigarettes in Meath

May 24th 2018, 8:23 AM 13,739 Views 31 Comments

The find represents 33,500 packets of Jim branded cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Gardaí find 1.3 million stolen cigarettes in Dublin
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Gardaí find 1.3 million stolen cigarettes in Dublin

Apr 21st 2018, 2:05 PM 13,626 Views 8 Comments

The cigarettes had been stolen earlier this month.

# cigarettes - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Cigarette butts make up more than half of the litter on Dublin's streets
# Butt Out
# Butt Out

Cigarette butts make up more than half of the litter on Dublin's streets

Apr 14th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,048 Views 27 Comments

To help draw attention to this Dublin City Council has started a new campaign.

# cigarettes - Saturday 6 January, 2018

You're twice as likely to develop mental health problems if you smoke, HSE says
# Giving Up
# Giving Up

You're twice as likely to develop mental health problems if you smoke, HSE says

Jan 6th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,639 Views 51 Comments

A new study showed the benefits

# cigarettes - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican
# Banned
# Banned

Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican

Nov 9th 2017, 12:17 PM 12,978 Views 55 Comments

The move will see the Vatican give up an estimated €10 million a year in profits.

# cigarettes - Friday 3 November, 2017

€880,000 worth of cigarettes found in truck in crates marked 'book covers'
# Seized
# Seized

€880,000 worth of cigarettes found in truck in crates marked 'book covers'

Nov 3rd 2017, 9:35 PM 11,367 Views 10 Comments

1.6 million cigarettes were seized.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

€4.5 million worth of cigarettes found at Dublin Port in container marked 'tyres'
# Revenue
# Revenue

€4.5 million worth of cigarettes found at Dublin Port in container marked 'tyres'

Oct 25th 2017, 10:54 AM 11,646 Views 43 Comments

9.6 million cigarettes were seized.

# cigarettes - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches
# Quit It
# Quit It

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches

Oct 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 24,482 Views 56 Comments

The new ban follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket.

# cigarettes - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash
# Sniffing Out Crime
# Sniffing Out Crime

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash

Oct 21st 2017, 11:15 AM 12,029 Views 16 Comments

Three people were questioned in relation to the seizure.

# cigarettes - Monday 28 August, 2017

Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin
# Undeclared
# Undeclared

Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin

Aug 28th 2017, 5:26 PM 13,252 Views 20 Comments

Over 28,000 contraband cigarettes were seized at Dublin Airport this weekend.

# cigarettes - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:09 PM 19,787 Views 36 Comments

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

# cigarettes - Monday 17 July, 2017

Irish Navy member commanding officer brought to court over duty-free cigarettes
# On Duty
# On Duty

Irish Navy member commanding officer brought to court over duty-free cigarettes

Jul 17th 2017, 7:32 PM 31,430 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Navy member said the reprimand he received should be quashed because it was imposed by an officer he claims played a role in the investigation

# cigarettes - Thursday 13 July, 2017

X-ray scanner used again as Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €3.5 million at Dublin Port
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

X-ray scanner used again as Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €3.5 million at Dublin Port

Jul 13th 2017, 5:07 PM 10,230 Views 49 Comments

Revenue has seized almost 15 million cigarettes that had been smuggled into Ireland in the last two weeks.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions
# Plain Packaging
# Plain Packaging

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions

Jul 11th 2017, 11:52 AM 11,622 Views 16 Comments

The order comes after the failed attempt to sue the country over its plain packaging laws.

# cigarettes - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Poll: Did you stick to your Lent plan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you stick to your Lent plan?

Apr 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 17,361 Views 56 Comments

How’s that sweet tooth of yours?

These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring
# Close Eye
# Close Eye

These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring

Apr 15th 2017, 9:30 AM 41,975 Views 120 Comments

The Finance Minister says he’s monitoring price levels to try and prevent differences that would would see consumers crossing the border to shop.

# cigarettes - Monday 10 April, 2017

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)
# How To Quit
# How To Quit

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)

Apr 10th 2017, 5:30 PM 22,365 Views 32 Comments

Ireland’s health authority has recommended that the government wait for more studies before endorsing e-cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same
# Fight The Fags
# Fight The Fags

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same

Mar 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,410 Views 37 Comments

This makes part of effort to have Ireland tobacco free by 2025.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

This is the number of 'current smokers' in Ireland today

Mar 15th 2017, 4:31 PM 38,986 Views 64 Comments

A new report differentiates between occasional and daily smokers.

# cigarettes - Monday 20 February, 2017

Black market cigarette smugglers 'avoiding airports' in search for new tactics
# Illegal Smokes
# Illegal Smokes

Black market cigarette smugglers 'avoiding airports' in search for new tactics

Feb 20th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,982 Views 13 Comments

Revenue officials have not decreased their checks.

# cigarettes - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Detector dog Harvey helps Revenue seize cigarettes, tobacco and vodka in Cork
# Good Boy
# Good Boy

Detector dog Harvey helps Revenue seize cigarettes, tobacco and vodka in Cork

Feb 4th 2017, 6:44 PM 16,222 Views 24 Comments

Officers estimate that the tobacco products have an estimated retail value of over €40,000.

# cigarettes - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Booze, petrol, cigs: This is how much an extra 10 cent on our 'luxuries' would bring in

Jan 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,987 Views 85 Comments

An increase of a couple of cent could mean big bucks to the State coffers.

# cigarettes - Monday 26 December, 2016

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums

Dec 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,263 Views 27 Comments

More research is needed, however.

# cigarettes - Friday 23 December, 2016

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine
# Excise
# Excise

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 10,540 Views 43 Comments

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

# cigarettes - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves
# Smog
# Smog

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves

Dec 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,434 Views 33 Comments

The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.

# cigarettes - Friday 25 November, 2016

€300k worth of cigarettes seized at Dublin Port were registered as "cleaning products"
# Dirty Habit
# Dirty Habit

€300k worth of cigarettes seized at Dublin Port were registered as "cleaning products"

Nov 25th 2016, 7:53 PM 8,772 Views 16 Comments

The 600,000 cigarettes were seized in Dublin Port today by Revenue.

# cigarettes - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling
# Healthy Ireland Survey
# Healthy Ireland Survey

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling

Oct 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 14,957 Views 88 Comments

Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Trinity College has come up with an excellent way to settle the Barrys vs Lyons debate
# Butt Out
From The Daily Edge
# Butt Out

Trinity College has come up with an excellent way to settle the Barrys vs Lyons debate

Oct 18th 2016, 2:47 PM 9,887 Views 6 Comments

Ooh. It’s a close one.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Detector dog Casey helps seize 900,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port
# Top Dog
# Top Dog

Detector dog Casey helps seize 900,000 cigarettes at Dublin Port

Oct 12th 2016, 8:29 PM 10,789 Views 21 Comments

The cigarettes were in five pallets which were consigned as ‘catering equipment’.

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

There's been another massive hike in the price of cigarettes - but how much should a pack cost?

Oct 12th 2016, 2:12 PM 23,150 Views 108 Comments

We asked the people of Dublin how much a pack of cigarettes should cost.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Budget 2017: Smokers have been hit hard again, but alcohol and petrol are staying the same
# Old Reliables
# Old Reliables

Budget 2017: Smokers have been hit hard again, but alcohol and petrol are staying the same

Oct 11th 2016, 2:06 PM 30,843 Views 32 Comments

Excise on cigarettes has now gone up €1 in two years.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Ireland's teenagers may not be as bad as all that
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

Ireland's teenagers may not be as bad as all that

Sep 21st 2016, 6:15 AM 18,144 Views 19 Comments

A new European survey shows that Ireland’s 15 and 16-year-olds are smoking and drinking a good deal less than their European counterparts.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Ramen noodles are replacing cigarettes as currency among prisoners in US jails
# Jailhouse Wok
# Jailhouse Wok

Ramen noodles are replacing cigarettes as currency among prisoners in US jails

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:51 PM 15,432 Views 15 Comments

A study suggests noodles are “the most valuable US prison commodity.”

# cigarettes - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Lithuanian man caught with 22,000 cigarettes in his luggage at Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Lithuanian man caught with 22,000 cigarettes in his luggage at Dublin Airport

Aug 18th 2016, 10:45 PM 21,926 Views 45 Comments

The find came about when a passenger arriving in Dublin from Sweden was stopped and questioned.

# cigarettes - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?

Jul 31st 2016, 12:38 PM 26,030 Views 82 Comments

The fact that e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco or tar is one of the arguments as to why they should not be taxed as heavily as normal cigarettes.