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# cigarettes - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized
# Seizure
# Seizure

Twenty cases of counterfeit vodka hidden in air conditioning unit seized

Apr 26th 2014, 1:23 PM 15,165 Views 19 Comments

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene.

# cigarettes - Sunday 20 April, 2014

The Essential Guide to Breaking Your Lenten Fast
# Breaking Lent
From The Daily Edge
# Breaking Lent

The Essential Guide to Breaking Your Lenten Fast

Apr 20th 2014, 9:30 AM 18,401 Views 24 Comments

Today, we can do WHATEVER WE WANT.

# cigarettes - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics
# Almost There
From The Daily Edge
# Almost There

Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics

Apr 19th 2014, 3:32 PM 1,794 Views 1 Comment

If you give up drink, cigarettes, fast food, coffee and sweets you could save around €550.

# cigarettes - Monday 14 April, 2014

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport

Apr 14th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,203 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes had a retail value of almost €19,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of €14,500.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers
# Black Market
# Black Market

Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers

Apr 9th 2014, 3:51 PM 9,514 Views 42 Comments

Retailers are calling on the government to step up their fight against smugglers.

# cigarettes - Friday 4 April, 2014

Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the sale of cigarettes be restricted to certain times?

Apr 4th 2014, 9:15 AM 16,920 Views 136 Comments

The sale of tobacco products could be banned between 7am and 9am and after 6pm.

# cigarettes - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Government 'should consider banning cigarette sales after 6pm'
# Plain Packaging
# Plain Packaging

Government 'should consider banning cigarette sales after 6pm'

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:45 PM 13,542 Views 116 Comments

An Oireachtas Committee has produced a detailed and wide-ranging report on the proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Ireland has the third highest rate in the EU of non duty tobacco
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Ireland has the third highest rate in the EU of non duty tobacco

Mar 30th 2014, 2:13 PM 13,745 Views 70 Comments

Noonan says the illegal tobacco trade is a high priority.

# cigarettes - Friday 28 March, 2014

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Smoking bans linked with a fall in premature births

Mar 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,516 Views 10 Comments

A study published today shows such bans are also linked to a similar fall in the hospitals visits by children wit asthma.

# cigarettes - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Revenue seizes 110kg of roll-your-own tobacco
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Revenue seizes 110kg of roll-your-own tobacco

Mar 20th 2014, 10:14 PM 8,740 Views 18 Comments

An Irish male in his thirties was questioned and a file is being prepared for prosecution.

# cigarettes - Monday 17 March, 2014

Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport
# Seized
# Seized

Cigarettes hidden in 12 suitcases seized at Cork Airport

Mar 17th 2014, 6:01 PM 16,049 Views 20 Comments

Officers stopped and searched four men as they disembarked a flight from Wroclaw last night.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?

Mar 11th 2014, 9:52 AM 25,851 Views 186 Comments

Irish Rail have banned them on their trains, should others follow suit?

# cigarettes - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes
# HSE
# HSE

Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes

Mar 5th 2014, 10:02 PM 8,720 Views 9 Comments

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
# Smoke And Mirrors
From The Daily Edge
# Smoke And Mirrors

Man tries to smoke 100 cigarettes in one go, fails miserably

Mar 5th 2014, 4:40 PM 2,930 Views 1 Comment

Don’t try this at home, kids.

# cigarettes - Monday 3 March, 2014

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died
# RIP
# RIP

Gerry Collins, who appeared in hard-hitting anti-smoking ads, has died

Mar 3rd 2014, 12:30 PM 55,123 Views 87 Comments

The 57-year-old father-of-three was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer last year.

# cigarettes - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Tobacco bosses told: 'You represent an illness industry, it's payback time'
# Smoking
# Smoking

Tobacco bosses told: 'You represent an illness industry, it's payback time'

Feb 13th 2014, 1:10 PM 12,848 Views 65 Comments

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
# Plain And Simple
# Plain And Simple

Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got

Feb 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 24 Views 129 Comments

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 - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Cigarettes, peace, the Docklands... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Cigarettes, peace, the Docklands... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Feb 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,267 Views 5 Comments

What’s are the folks on Kildare Street up to today? Well, you asked…

# cigarettes - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

US pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products in €1.5bn move

Feb 5th 2014, 1:58 PM 12,466 Views 26 Comments

Cigarettes and other tobacco products will no longer be sold in any of the CVS’s 7,600 stores from later this year.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation
# Smoke Signals
# Smoke Signals

E-cig distributors welcome under-18s ban, call for regulation

Jan 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,430 Views 6 Comments

Some e-cigarette distributors report that parents have been been attempting to purchase e-cigarettes for their teenage children.

# cigarettes - Sunday 26 January, 2014

This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her
# Asthma
# Asthma

This woman doesn't smoke but cigarettes have almost killed her

Jan 26th 2014, 10:15 AM 27,793 Views 56 Comments

Just how dangerous is passive smoking?

# cigarettes - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Counterfeit cigarette packs 'so good' professionals can't tell the difference
# Black Market
# Black Market

Counterfeit cigarette packs 'so good' professionals can't tell the difference

Jan 23rd 2014, 3:15 PM 10,547 Views 38 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think plain cigarette packaging will deter smokers?

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:41 AM 11,422 Views 190 Comments

Plain packaging on cigarette packets is being discussed today in Leinster House.

Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible'
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Plain cigarette packaging should be introduced 'as soon as possible'

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:02 AM 5,872 Views 39 Comments

A coalition of health groups are meeting this morning to urge that upcoming legislation be enacted.

Penalty points, parliamentary allowances and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Penalty points, parliamentary allowances and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:00 AM 4,376 Views 3 Comments

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# cigarettes - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster

Jan 21st 2014, 5:51 PM 8,505 Views 15 Comments

The cigarettes were seized from a Ford Transit van on the Tipperary/Limerick border this afternoon.

# cigarettes - Friday 17 January, 2014

US health report finds cigarettes are more dangerous than ever
# Smoking
# Smoking

US health report finds cigarettes are more dangerous than ever

Jan 17th 2014, 12:15 PM 10,713 Views 21 Comments

The report warns that smoking cigarettes can cause blindness, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and liver cancer.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Revenue seize 22,000 cigarettes hidden in steel containers
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue seize 22,000 cigarettes hidden in steel containers

Jan 14th 2014, 8:27 AM 7,740 Views 45 Comments

Two people were arrested and a number of mobile phones and tablets were seized in a follow-up search.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Revenue Commissioners seized a lot of drugs in 2013
# Seizures
# Seizures

Revenue Commissioners seized a lot of drugs in 2013

Jan 7th 2014, 7:04 PM 8,457 Views 30 Comments

In its report for 2013 published today, Revenue revealed that it seized drugs worth more than €44 million last year.

Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking
# Smoke Breaks
# Smoke Breaks

Smokers spend an average of 25 minutes a day outside work smoking

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 13,391 Views 120 Comments

And their non-smoking counterparts don’t like it…

# cigarettes - Monday 6 January, 2014

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling
# Revenue
# Revenue

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling

Jan 6th 2014, 4:20 PM 14,700 Views 0 Comments

More than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from the man’s luggage after he arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015

Jan 6th 2014, 3:56 PM 7,090 Views 38 Comments

This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year

Jan 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,371 Views 7 Comments

That figure represents a drop of over 50 million on 2012.

# cigarettes - Friday 3 January, 2014

The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking
# Sponsored By Hse Quit
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Hse Quit

The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking

Jan 3rd 2014, 4:26 PM 70,638 Views 103 Comments

There’ll be ups and downs, but it’s all worth it in the end.

# cigarettes - Monday 30 December, 2013

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?
# Sponsored By The Hse
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By The Hse

Open thread: What is the best thing you've ever done?

Dec 30th 2013, 1:11 PM 32,847 Views 118 Comments

Make quitting smoking one of them.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

New rules to restrict cigarettes bought into Ireland from certain EU countries
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

New rules to restrict cigarettes bought into Ireland from certain EU countries

Dec 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 24,161 Views 58 Comments

From January, those travelling from six EU member states will only be able to bring in 300 cigarettes without paying additional excise duty.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dec 18th 2013, 11:22 PM 22,734 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging

Dec 18th 2013, 8:06 PM 10,092 Views 83 Comments

The Minister for Health said it would be an “extraordinary society” which put the intellectual property rights of the tobacco industry ahead of the health of its citizens.

# cigarettes - Friday 13 December, 2013

Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses
# Off The Market
# Off The Market

Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses

Dec 13th 2013, 5:31 PM 7,860 Views 13 Comments

In a separate development, a Lithuanian national was detained with over 12,000 cigarettes and hit with a two week jail sentence.

# cigarettes - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Mandela, the NSA and amazeyballs: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Mandela, the NSA and amazeyballs: The week in numbers

Dec 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,474 Views 6 Comments

Plus: How much does the average family with two children spend on childcare every year?