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# cigarettes - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about
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Want to stop smoking? Here are 7 great reasons for quitting you might not have thought about

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,853 Views 12 Comments

And some happen as soon as you stub out that last cigarette.

7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up
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7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up

Jun 30th 2016, 2:23 PM 29,577 Views 32 Comments

And hopefully will help you to quit, too.

# cigarettes - Thursday 16 June, 2016

'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good
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'The best thing about being smoke-free is feeling more energetic' - one man's journey to quitting for good

Jun 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 16,664 Views 14 Comments

Mark quit smoking after six years, and he’s never looked back.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Eight million contraband cigarettes found in container marked 'garden furniture'
# Wexford
# Wexford

Eight million contraband cigarettes found in container marked 'garden furniture'

Jun 14th 2016, 10:47 PM 17,693 Views 17 Comments

The discovery was made during the search of premises in Wexford.

# cigarettes - Friday 20 May, 2016

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today
# Smoking
# Smoking

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today

May 20th 2016, 2:27 PM 57,839 Views 64 Comments

Regulation of e-cigarettes will also be enforced from today.

# cigarettes - Friday 22 April, 2016

Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €1.9m and steroids worth €30k
# Not Rice Cakes
# Not Rice Cakes

Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €1.9m and steroids worth €30k

Apr 22nd 2016, 6:49 PM 11,374 Views 10 Comments

Two men have been arrested in relation to the steroid seizure.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Pics: Two million cigarettes from Vietnam described as 'wood pellets' seized at Dublin Port
# Jim
# Jim

Pics: Two million cigarettes from Vietnam described as 'wood pellets' seized at Dublin Port

Feb 10th 2016, 9:12 PM 15,235 Views 24 Comments

Investigations are continuing with a view to prosecution.

# cigarettes - Friday 5 February, 2016

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?
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Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 25,993 Views 87 Comments

Tis the season…

# cigarettes - Thursday 28 January, 2016

9.5 million illegal cigarettes seized from Dublin, Tipperary and Meath
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

9.5 million illegal cigarettes seized from Dublin, Tipperary and Meath

Jan 28th 2016, 7:15 PM 14,164 Views 22 Comments

Revenue said that the total amount seized represented a loss of almost €4 million to the taxpayer.

# cigarettes - Friday 15 January, 2016

This country has taken cigarettes from shops to make people quit the habit
# Turkmenistan
# Turkmenistan

This country has taken cigarettes from shops to make people quit the habit

Jan 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 17,000 Views 55 Comments

Traders were threatened with huge fines.

# cigarettes - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Revenue seized 68 MILLION cigarettes in 2015 - some from very unusual places
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Revenue seized 68 MILLION cigarettes in 2015 - some from very unusual places

Jan 7th 2016, 6:04 PM 11,295 Views 18 Comments

A lot of drugs were seized too.

# cigarettes - Friday 1 January, 2016

This letter is most blatant Big Tobacco threat to a Taoiseach you're likely to see
# No Qualms
# No Qualms

This letter is most blatant Big Tobacco threat to a Taoiseach you're likely to see

Jan 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 16,385 Views 38 Comments

Carroll Industries threatened to stop investing in businesses if new laws come in

# cigarettes - Friday 18 December, 2015

A tobacco giant's legal challenge against plain packaging has been rejected
# Australia
# Australia

A tobacco giant's legal challenge against plain packaging has been rejected

Dec 18th 2015, 6:36 PM 9,353 Views 17 Comments

Philip Morris accused Australia of using a procedural issue to avoid addressing the legality and effectiveness of plain packages, calling the move “regrettable”.

# cigarettes - Monday 30 November, 2015

Cigarettes and booze seized ahead of busy black market Christmas
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Cigarettes and booze seized ahead of busy black market Christmas

Nov 30th 2015, 5:16 PM 16,295 Views 23 Comments

The contraband was found on a Romanian bus.

€350,000 worth of cigarettes seized in hot tubs
# HOT TUB CRIME MACHINE
# HOT TUB CRIME MACHINE

€350,000 worth of cigarettes seized in hot tubs

Nov 30th 2015, 10:54 AM 14,398 Views 18 Comments

The discovery was made at Rosslare Europort.

# cigarettes - Friday 13 November, 2015

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking be banned in council houses?

Nov 13th 2015, 9:29 AM 23,792 Views 187 Comments

A ban has been mooted in the United States.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired
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Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired

Oct 28th 2015, 10:34 AM 17,376 Views 28 Comments

Anyone can quit smoking with the right support and information. Share your story.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs
# Smoking
# Smoking

You'll now have to break a €20 to buy a pack of cigs

Oct 13th 2015, 2:53 PM 28,746 Views 83 Comments

Cigarette packs will increase by 50c, while petrol and alcohol duties are to remain unchanged.

# cigarettes - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work?

Oct 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 36,345 Views 96 Comments

Is the increasing price of tobacco as good for our fiscal and physical health as it might appear?

# cigarettes - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place
# Cork
# Cork

Three arrested after cigarettes found hidden in a pretty unusual place

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:49 PM 30,319 Views 23 Comments

More than 40,000 were found stuffed into mannequins.

# cigarettes - Friday 4 September, 2015

This is what five million cigarettes looks like
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

This is what five million cigarettes looks like

Sep 4th 2015, 4:27 PM 10,484 Views 0 Comments

They were seized in Cork.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we add another 50 cent the price of cigarettes?

Sep 1st 2015, 8:30 PM 25,306 Views 122 Comments

Are cigarettes expensive enough, or should Minister Noonan add another few cents?

# cigarettes - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Clever customs dog finds 8 million cigarettes hidden in window frames
# Good Boy
# Good Boy

Clever customs dog finds 8 million cigarettes hidden in window frames

Aug 26th 2015, 2:04 PM 16,762 Views 30 Comments

The cigarettes were seized from a Latvian-registered truck at Dublin port.

# cigarettes - Monday 24 August, 2015

This boot full of booze and smokes was seized after a car got off the boat from Wales
# Yoink
# Yoink

This boot full of booze and smokes was seized after a car got off the boat from Wales

Aug 24th 2015, 2:17 PM 28,627 Views 28 Comments

It was one of three seizures made in the last week.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Man tells wife he gave up smoking, gets caught on Google street view
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

Man tells wife he gave up smoking, gets caught on Google street view

Jul 21st 2015, 7:55 PM 27,628 Views 13 Comments

Caught. Rapid.

# cigarettes - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Harvey the dog has sniffed out €7,500 worth of cigarettes
# Good Boy
# Good Boy

Harvey the dog has sniffed out €7,500 worth of cigarettes

Jul 11th 2015, 7:45 PM 10,490 Views 16 Comments

Revenue seized the goods from a Polish man at Cork Airport.

# cigarettes - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Heard of 'Black Mount' and 'Jim's' cigarettes? They're available on the Irish black market...

Jun 11th 2015, 3:48 PM 19,074 Views 21 Comments

Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.

# cigarettes - Monday 8 June, 2015

A woman was caught on camera stubbing out her cigarette on a reporter's face
# Nice Gal
From The Daily Edge
# Nice Gal

A woman was caught on camera stubbing out her cigarette on a reporter's face

Jun 8th 2015, 3:02 PM 4,225 Views 2 Comments

Charming!

# cigarettes - Thursday 28 May, 2015

It's a good day for Revenue as 13 million cigarettes are seized in Dublin and Tyrone

It's a good day for Revenue as 13 million cigarettes are seized in Dublin and Tyrone

May 28th 2015, 9:14 PM 9,928 Views 15 Comments

The cigarettes were seized today as part of two separate operations in Dublin and Tyrone.

# cigarettes - Friday 17 April, 2015

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
# Smokes
# Smokes

Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?

Apr 17th 2015, 9:05 AM 13,901 Views 148 Comments

That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?

Mar 31st 2015, 9:15 PM 16,758 Views 102 Comments

What do you think?

Here's what 10.3 million illegal cigarettes looks like
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Here's what 10.3 million illegal cigarettes looks like

Mar 31st 2015, 11:39 AM 12,399 Views 30 Comments

No word on whether ‘Don Corleone’ was the Godfather’s brand of choice.

# cigarettes - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Mar 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,867 Views 38 Comments

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

# cigarettes - Monday 16 March, 2015

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets
# Smoke Signals
# Smoke Signals

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets

Mar 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 31,575 Views 31 Comments

The factory say a production line error is the cause of a packaging mix-up.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ireland has just passed laws to introduce plain packs, but when will they be in the shops?
# War On Tobacco
# War On Tobacco

Ireland has just passed laws to introduce plain packs, but when will they be in the shops?

Mar 3rd 2015, 6:11 PM 15,102 Views 73 Comments

The government expects a legal challenge to legislation passed by the Oireachtas today.

# cigarettes - Friday 20 February, 2015

Thieves steal entire safe in early-morning shop robbery
# Not At All Safe
# Not At All Safe

Thieves steal entire safe in early-morning shop robbery

Feb 20th 2015, 3:05 PM 17,710 Views 11 Comments

Three masked men carried out the raid at around 7am this morning.

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.

Feb 20th 2015, 2:20 PM 197 Views 113 Comments

Multinational tobacco companies don’t want to see Ireland introduce plain packaging because they know it works, writes Minister James Reilly.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'
# Lighten Up
# Lighten Up

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'

Feb 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 18,015 Views 102 Comments

Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.

# cigarettes - Friday 23 January, 2015

Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:15 PM 15,834 Views 68 Comments

In a separate operation, Revenue officers seized 7,400 cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Casey the dog sniffs out 7.7 million cigarettes in 'breakfast cereal' boxes
# Lot Of Smokes
# Lot Of Smokes

Casey the dog sniffs out 7.7 million cigarettes in 'breakfast cereal' boxes

Jan 21st 2015, 6:30 PM 15,368 Views 29 Comments

The find is worth €3.5 million.