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#Cigarettes

# 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 31,688 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 15,106 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 202 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 18,018 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 15,836 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 15,370 Views 29 Comments

The find is worth €3.5 million.

# cigarettes - Saturday 17 January, 2015

9 reasons you should definitely quit smoking this year
# Quitting
From The Daily Edge
# Quitting

9 reasons you should definitely quit smoking this year

Jan 17th 2015, 1:03 PM 21,917 Views 35 Comments

It’s time.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco
# Be Strong
# Be Strong

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco

Dec 24th 2014, 7:00 PM 93 Views 38 Comments

Stopping smoking is likely to give you a better quality of life, peace of mind and add years to your life.

# cigarettes - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Opposition to 'vaping' adverts is knee-jerk moral outrage
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

Opinion: Opposition to 'vaping' adverts is knee-jerk moral outrage

Nov 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 236 Views 102 Comments

Thousands of people die from smoking-related diseases every year in Ireland, but e-cigarettes can help them quit. So why are we trying to ban advertising them?

# cigarettes - Thursday 13 November, 2014

We're paying more for alcohol, tobacco and dining out than this time last year
# Inflation
# Inflation

We're paying more for alcohol, tobacco and dining out than this time last year

Nov 13th 2014, 6:34 PM 9,151 Views 19 Comments

Higher health and motor insurance premiums are driving up inflation.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV?
# Vaping On-air
# Vaping On-air

Could e-cigarette ads like this showing smoking on air be coming to Irish TV?

Nov 11th 2014, 3:35 PM 10,590 Views 29 Comments

Local sellers hope Ireland will follow the UK’s lead in featuring ‘vaping’ commercials on television.

# cigarettes - Monday 10 November, 2014

E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television
# Vaping
# Vaping

E-cig ad will be the first since 1965 to show smoking on UK television

Nov 10th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,214 Views 30 Comments

Previous incarnations of the advert were banned for being ‘too sexy’.

# cigarettes - Monday 3 November, 2014

Opinion: Plain cigarette packaging can save lives – we need to introduce it in Ireland
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Opinion: Plain cigarette packaging can save lives – we need to introduce it in Ireland

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:00 AM 179 Views 64 Comments

Plain packing would both reduce the level of consumption in current smokers AND discourage young people from starting in the first place.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:07 PM 23,385 Views 19 Comments

A detention order for the man was granted today at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# cigarettes - Saturday 18 October, 2014

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers

Oct 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,858 Views 2 Comments

Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?

# cigarettes - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Cigarettes are going to cost €10 a packet from tomorrow
# Cigarettes And Alcohol
# Cigarettes And Alcohol

Cigarettes are going to cost €10 a packet from tomorrow

Oct 14th 2014, 4:47 PM 19,561 Views 50 Comments

But there will be no change in the price of a pint.

# cigarettes - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget'
# Objects Of Desire
# Objects Of Desire

Here are the 6 objects that scream 'Irish Budget'

Oct 11th 2014, 5:30 PM 25,462 Views 19 Comments

Warning to governments: Children’s shoes should be avoided at all costs.

# cigarettes - Friday 10 October, 2014

‘EM@IL’ cigarettes and ‘Eastender’ tobacco seized in Limerick
# Under Warrant
# Under Warrant

‘EM@IL’ cigarettes and ‘Eastender’ tobacco seized in Limerick

Oct 10th 2014, 12:45 PM 17,953 Views 13 Comments

An man in his 40s is helping gardaí with their inquiries.

# cigarettes - Thursday 25 September, 2014

France to follow Ireland's lead with plain cigarette packaging
# Smoking
# Smoking

France to follow Ireland's lead with plain cigarette packaging

Sep 25th 2014, 8:21 PM 10,794 Views 48 Comments

Ireland became the first country in Europe to commit to introducing standardised packaging in 2013.

# cigarettes - Monday 22 September, 2014

Here's what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland
# Dark Days - Black Market
# Dark Days - Black Market

Here's what the economic crisis did for illegal cigarettes in Ireland

Sep 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 13,721 Views 6 Comments

Short version: the crisis really, really helped illegal tobacco.

# cigarettes - Friday 12 September, 2014

This is what five million smuggled cigarettes looks like
# Dodgy Smokes
# Dodgy Smokes

This is what five million smuggled cigarettes looks like

Sep 12th 2014, 10:14 PM 20,841 Views 32 Comments

They were found in a truck at Rosslare that had arrived from Cherbourg.

# cigarettes - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?

Sep 11th 2014, 9:55 AM 21,402 Views 147 Comments

South Korea wants to bring in an 80 per cent hike, and James Reilly has said a pack of 20 should cost €20. What do you think?

# cigarettes - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up

Sep 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 12,019 Views 58 Comments

That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.

# cigarettes - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday
# Caught
# Caught

Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday

Aug 21st 2014, 6:46 PM 17,298 Views 49 Comments

The 30-year-old appeared in court today after more than 16,000 cigarettes were found in his luggage.

# cigarettes - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer
# Landmark
# Landmark

Cigarette company ordered to pay $23 billion to widow of smoker who died of lung cancer

Jul 20th 2014, 11:40 AM 29,255 Views 102 Comments

Lawyers argued that the tobacco company was negligent in informing consumers of the dangers of smoking.

# cigarettes - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:15 PM 18,101 Views 32 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the cancelled Garth Brooks gigs, Enda in Germany and the price of cigarettes….

James Reilly wants cigarettes to cost €1 each
# War On Tobacco
# War On Tobacco

James Reilly wants cigarettes to cost €1 each

Jul 3rd 2014, 2:00 PM 16,616 Views 125 Comments

The Health Minster says he would like to see a situation where cigarettes are a euro each.

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

What are the main issues surrounding fertility in Ireland?

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:00 AM 9,161 Views 6 Comments

The Health Committee will meet with representatives from the National Infertility Support and Information Group, but what else is happening in Leinster House today?

# cigarettes - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Tobacco company questions how much plain packaging will cost the State
# Health
# Health

Tobacco company questions how much plain packaging will cost the State

Jun 29th 2014, 3:16 PM 9,889 Views 60 Comments

TDs are due to debate a bill paving the way for plain packaging later this week.

# cigarettes - Friday 27 June, 2014

Ministers to discuss Jimmy Savile's visits to Irish institutions
# Visits
# Visits

Ministers to discuss Jimmy Savile's visits to Irish institutions

Jun 27th 2014, 10:40 PM 22,930 Views 74 Comments

28 reports released yesterday revealed the shocking extent of the BBC presenter’s abuse in the UK.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

The government is going to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and ban their sale to under 18s
# Crack Down
# Crack Down

The government is going to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and ban their sale to under 18s

Jun 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 10,379 Views 93 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has previously expressed concerns about the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning
# Busted
# Busted

The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning

Jun 24th 2014, 10:50 AM 16,710 Views 27 Comments

Over €32 million worth of cigarettes were seized at Drogheda Port.

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?

Jun 24th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,198 Views 8 Comments

Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)
# State Coughers
# State Coughers

How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)

Jun 17th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,172 Views 22 Comments

Michael Noonan’s been advised that the shock-and-awe tactic might have some other effects on smokers’ behaviour.

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are
# Stop Smoking
# Stop Smoking

Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are

Jun 17th 2014, 6:00 AM 9,432 Views 59 Comments

About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 10th 2014, 10:50 PM 15,814 Views 11 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

It's official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes
# It's Happening
# It's Happening

It's official: Ireland will be the first country in the EU to bring in plain packaging on cigarettes

Jun 10th 2014, 10:00 PM 44,386 Views 204 Comments

“Cigarette packets will no longer be a mobile advertisement for the tobacco industry,” said Minister James Reilly.

# cigarettes - Friday 6 June, 2014

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?

Jun 6th 2014, 8:47 AM 13,951 Views 195 Comments

Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?