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#Cigarettes

# cigarettes - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds
# Vaping
# Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

Mar 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 13,830 Views 55 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

# cigarettes - Friday 15 March, 2019

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500

Mar 15th 2019, 8:14 PM 16,095 Views 17 Comments

This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport

Feb 26th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,993 Views 14 Comments

Revenue said that its officers made the seizure during routine operations yesterday morning.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019
# Resolution
# Resolution

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019

Jan 1st 2019, 1:00 PM 11,143 Views 26 Comments

Quitting smoking can be difficult, but having clear goals and support networks to help with motivation can help chances for success.

# cigarettes - Monday 31 December, 2018

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year
# Lighting Up
# Lighting Up

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year

Dec 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 17,651 Views 34 Comments

Over 1,700 packets were sold in the year to 15 October.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas
# Health Study
# Health Study

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

Oct 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,237 Views 26 Comments

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c

Oct 9th 2018, 1:36 PM 16,107 Views 24 Comments

A 20-packet of a popular brand will now cost smokers €12.70.

# cigarettes - Monday 8 October, 2018

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Oct 8th 2018, 11:35 PM 22,462 Views 78 Comments

Budget 2019 is set to be unveiled tomorrow.

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway

Oct 8th 2018, 9:24 PM 17,125 Views 11 Comments

The seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Over 18 kilograms of chewing tobacco seized during raid of Limerick apartment
# Customs Seizure
# Customs Seizure

Over 18 kilograms of chewing tobacco seized during raid of Limerick apartment

Sep 12th 2018, 5:12 PM 14,700 Views 32 Comments

The search was made after a quantity of cigarettes was discovered in a parcel originating in the UK labelled as “toys”.

# cigarettes - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Over 8 million cigarettes valued at €4.5 million seized at Dublin Port
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

Over 8 million cigarettes valued at €4.5 million seized at Dublin Port

Aug 23rd 2018, 5:10 PM 11,860 Views 11 Comments

They represented a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.6 million.

# 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 18,726 Views 33 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 15,167 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 17,996 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 10,421 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 15,669 Views 14 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 13,751 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 13,746 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 9,125 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 13,653 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 13,000 Views 62 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 11,377 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 11,663 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 24,494 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 12,046 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 13,347 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 19,829 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 31,492 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 10,282 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 11,656 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 17,393 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 42,177 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 22,434 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 19,884 Views 35 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 39,095 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 17,022 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 16,246 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 17,001 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 12,287 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 10,562 Views 43 Comments

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