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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Cigarettes

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Tobacco company questions how much plain packaging will cost the State
TDs are due to debate a bill paving the way for plain packaging later this week.
Ministers to discuss Jimmy Savile's visits to Irish institutions
28 reports released yesterday revealed the shocking extent of the BBC presenter’s abuse in the UK.
The government is going to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and ban their sale to under 18s
Health Minister James Reilly has previously expressed concerns about the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes.
The largest cigarette seizure in Europe happened in Drogheda this morning
Over €32 million worth of cigarettes were seized at Drogheda Port.
How important is alcohol to Irish agriculture?
Representatives from the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland will be visiting Leinster House today to discuss the issue.
How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)
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
About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.
Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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
“Cigarette packets will no longer be a mobile advertisement for the tobacco industry,” said Minister James Reilly.
Poll: Should smoking in cars when children are present be banned?
Going too far? Or should it have been done years ago?
Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally
Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.
Plant stimulant and cigarettes seized in operations targeting tobacco black market
The items seized today have a total value of around €50,000.
Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes
Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.
Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life
“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”
Opinion: E-Cigarettes – is ‘vaping’ in front of our children socially acceptable?
Yes, you’ve done fantastically well to ween yourself down from a Grade 1 carcinogen to the equivalent of weed killer. But that doesn’t make it OK vape in front of my three-year-old.
Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup
The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.
More bad news for E-Cigs: They've been banned in public places in New York
‘Vaping’ is no longer allowed in restaurants, bars, parks, beaches and other public places.
Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized
A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.
The Essential Guide to Breaking Your Lenten Fast
Today, we can do WHATEVER WE WANT.
Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics
If you give up drink, cigarettes, fast food, coffee and sweets you could save around €550.
40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport
The cigarettes had a retail value of almost €19,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of €14,500.
Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers
Retailers are calling on the government to step up their fight against smugglers.
Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?
The sale of tobacco products could be banned between 7am and 9am and after 6pm.
Government 'should consider banning cigarette sales after 6pm'
An Oireachtas Committee has produced a detailed and wide-ranging report on the proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes.
Ireland has the third highest rate in the EU of non duty tobacco
Noonan says the illegal tobacco trade is a high priority.
Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births
A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.
Revenue seizes 110kg of roll-your-own tobacco
An Irish male in his thirties was questioned and a file is being prepared for prosecution.
Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport
Officers stopped and searched four men as they disembarked a flight from Wroclaw last night.
Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?
Irish Rail have banned them on their trains, should others follow suit?
Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes
Residents of the homes, as well as public psychiatric facilities, at sites in the Midlands will be exempt.
Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably
Don’t try this at home, kids.
Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died
The 57-year-old father-of-three was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year.
Tobacco bosses told: 'You represent an illness industry, it's payback time'
The bosses of the cigarette companies maintain that plain tobacco packaging will boost illegal sales.
Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got
How can we protect our young people from the tactics of the tobacco industry? The answer is simple: plain packaging, writes Kathleen O’Meara.
Cigarettes, peace, the Docklands... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
What’s are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…
US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move
Cigarettes and other tobacco products will no longer be sold in any of the CVS’s 7,600 stores from later this year.
E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation
Some e-cigarette distributors report that parents have been been attempting to purchase e-cigarettes for their teenage children.
This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her
Just how dangerous is passive smoking?
Counterfeit cigarette packs 'so good' professionals can't tell the difference
The Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Bill 2013 was discussed by the Oireachtas today with a focus on the impact it could have on the black market.
Poll: Do you think plain cigarette packaging will deter smokers?
Plain packaging on cigarette packets is being discussed today in Leinster House.