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# cigarettes - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

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 23,155 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 30,865 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 18,155 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 15,438 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 21,931 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 26,033 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.

# 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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# Sponsored By Nicorette

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

Jun 30th 2016, 3:30 PM 15,856 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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# Sponsored By Nicorette

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

Jun 30th 2016, 2:23 PM 29,610 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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# Sponsored By HSE

'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 16,733 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 17,696 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 57,856 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 11,375 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 15,237 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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# Sponsored By Nicorette

Poll: Are you giving up anything for Lent?

Feb 5th 2016, 2:48 PM 25,995 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 14,172 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 17,003 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 11,299 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 16,403 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 9,360 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 16,298 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 14,403 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 23,802 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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# Sponsored By HSE

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

Oct 28th 2015, 10:34 AM 17,379 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 28,767 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 36,439 Views 97 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 30,324 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 10,486 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 25,310 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 16,769 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 28,645 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 27,638 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 10,494 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 19,186 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 4,230 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 9,932 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 13,904 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 16,759 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 12,411 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 17,871 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 31,681 Views 31 Comments

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