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#Cigarettes

# 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 7,758 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 8,476 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 13,465 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 14,711 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 7,111 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 4,389 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
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From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Hse Quit

The 7 stages in the emotional rollercoaster of quitting smoking

Jan 3rd 2014, 4:26 PM 70,985 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?
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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 33,097 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 24,451 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 22,752 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 10,118 Views 85 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 7,876 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 6,483 Views 6 Comments

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

# cigarettes - Saturday 30 November, 2013

E-cigarette manufacturers could face tough new restrictions
# No Smoke
# No Smoke

E-cigarette manufacturers could face tough new restrictions

Nov 30th 2013, 7:45 AM 15,585 Views 127 Comments

The measures could restrict the amount of nicotine allowed in electronic cigarettes, which have been marketed as a way for smokers to wean themselves off the habit.

# cigarettes - Friday 29 November, 2013

Customs have been busy this week, seizing tobacco, cocaine, cash and alcohol
# Revenue
# Revenue

Customs have been busy this week, seizing tobacco, cocaine, cash and alcohol

Nov 29th 2013, 9:56 PM 8,100 Views 30 Comments

Some of the seizures include 1.1 million cigarettes, 3,500 litres of spirits and 49 pellets of cocaine.

# cigarettes - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Sniffer dog Harvey finds cigarettes, tobacco and cash for Revenue in Cork
# Seizure
# Seizure

Sniffer dog Harvey finds cigarettes, tobacco and cash for Revenue in Cork

Nov 28th 2013, 6:16 PM 10,677 Views 24 Comments

An Irish male in his fifties is being questioned over the seizure.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Public hearings to be held on proposals to standardise cigarette packaging
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Public hearings to be held on proposals to standardise cigarette packaging

Nov 19th 2013, 9:06 PM 10,176 Views 103 Comments

The general scheme of the bill to standard packaging on cigarettes is to be the subject of public hearings by an Oireachtas committee.

# cigarettes - Monday 4 November, 2013

Revenue seize 125,120 cigarettes in Rosslare and Dublin
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Revenue seize 125,120 cigarettes in Rosslare and Dublin

Nov 4th 2013, 5:26 PM 5,303 Views 22 Comments

The seizures took place at Rosslare Europort today and at Dublin Airport last Saturday

# cigarettes - Saturday 2 November, 2013

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

JobBridge, cigarettes and house prices: The week in numbers

Nov 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 8,158 Views 6 Comments

Plus: Exactly how many Labour Party councillors have left the party because they disagree with its policies in government?

# cigarettes - Sunday 27 October, 2013

# cigarettes - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling
# Smoking
# Smoking

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Oct 24th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,950 Views 41 Comments

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

# cigarettes - Friday 18 October, 2013

Two women sentenced to prison over seized cigarettes
# Court
# Court

Two women sentenced to prison over seized cigarettes

Oct 18th 2013, 9:57 PM 18,927 Views 47 Comments

The Lithuanian nationals were sentenced for evasion and attempted evasion of duty.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Cigarettes and lots of debt: 7 things in Budget 2014 that you may have missed

Oct 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 17,172 Views 27 Comments

We’ve read the Budget documents so you don’t have to…

‘Why do they make smokes anyway?’: Tallaght schoolchildren have their say on new cigarette packaging
# Plain Speaking
# Plain Speaking

‘Why do they make smokes anyway?’: Tallaght schoolchildren have their say on new cigarette packaging

Oct 16th 2013, 3:44 PM 19,938 Views 90 Comments

The new packs – which include graphic images of health problems that could be caused by smoking – are expected to be brought in next year.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Cigarettes and pints up by 10 cent, wine up by 50 cent

Oct 15th 2013, 3:12 PM 16,162 Views 89 Comments

If you smoke or drink, enjoy the price for the next nine hours or so – it is rising at midnight.

# cigarettes - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals' pockets
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Anti-tobacco policies are lining criminals' pockets

Oct 12th 2013, 8:00 AM 50 Views 65 Comments

It is not simple to change a societal behaviour – just ask the American prohibitionists – and plans to ban menthol and slim cigarettes will surrender money to criminal elements, writes Aaron McKenna.

# cigarettes - Friday 11 October, 2013

Judge orders end to smoking ban in New York state parks
# New York
# New York

Judge orders end to smoking ban in New York state parks

Oct 11th 2013, 9:06 PM 13,367 Views 63 Comments

The ban had been put in place last February, but a judge has ordered it to come to an end.

Harvey the Revenue's sniffer dog uncovers tobacco worth €10k in Cork
# PET DETECTIVE
# PET DETECTIVE

Harvey the Revenue's sniffer dog uncovers tobacco worth €10k in Cork

Oct 11th 2013, 9:13 AM 5,852 Views 22 Comments

The sniffer dog also uncovered €55,000 in cash, while a further €28,000 worth of cigarettes was also seized.

# cigarettes - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Drogheda and Tallaght blackspots for illicit cigarettes
# Black Market
# Black Market

Drogheda and Tallaght blackspots for illicit cigarettes

Oct 5th 2013, 8:45 AM 3,860 Views 18 Comments

The research firm MS Intelligence examined discarded cigarette packs on the streets and in bins and found that Drogheda and Tallaght were the worst affected areas

# cigarettes - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Tobacco industry 'needs to recruit 50 new smokers a day' to replace deceased and quitters
# Smoking
# Smoking

Tobacco industry 'needs to recruit 50 new smokers a day' to replace deceased and quitters

Sep 19th 2013, 7:55 PM 19,274 Views 99 Comments

Research due to be launched by Minister James Reilly today found that teens are drawn to cigarettes in attractive packages because of the image they create.

# cigarettes - Monday 16 September, 2013

Call for 50c 'environmental levy' on packs of 20 cigarettes
# Smoking
# Smoking

Call for 50c 'environmental levy' on packs of 20 cigarettes

Sep 16th 2013, 9:46 AM 8,513 Views 120 Comments

ASH Ireland said the levy should be imposed on the tobacco industry, on the ‘polluter pays’ principle.

# cigarettes - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Illegal tobacco seizures and fines drop 84 per cent

Sep 15th 2013, 1:27 PM 5,449 Views 14 Comments

15 million cigarettes have been seized in the first half of this year, compared with 95 million last year.

# cigarettes - Saturday 7 September, 2013

John Waters, junior doctors and jail: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

John Waters, junior doctors and jail: The week in numbers

Sep 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,231 Views 4 Comments

Plus: How much money did the bars in Leinster House make last year?

# cigarettes - Monday 5 August, 2013

20,100 cigarettes concealed in car are seized
# Revenue
# Revenue

20,100 cigarettes concealed in car are seized

Aug 5th 2013, 6:51 PM 7,439 Views 20 Comments

The cigarettes were worth almost €10,000.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Cash, cigarettes and counterfeit vodka seized in Louth
# Revenue
# Revenue

Cash, cigarettes and counterfeit vodka seized in Louth

Jul 24th 2013, 6:50 PM 8,489 Views 32 Comments

A man in his 30s was questioned and investigations are continuing.

17,800 cigarettes and €50,000 worth of cannabis seized at Irish airports yesterday
# Seizure
# Seizure

17,800 cigarettes and €50,000 worth of cannabis seized at Irish airports yesterday

Jul 24th 2013, 5:46 PM 5,450 Views 0 Comments

A Moldovan national was also sentenced to three months in prison for evasion of duty on cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Year in prison for man who attempted to smuggle 20,000 cigarettes
# Revenue
# Revenue

Year in prison for man who attempted to smuggle 20,000 cigarettes

Jul 18th 2013, 8:29 PM 7,488 Views 42 Comments

The man was charged with evasion duty of the ‘Marlboro Light’ cigarettes which had a potential loss to the Exchequer of €6,706.

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million
# Fakes
# Fakes

Interpol seize fake goods worth more than €100 million

Jul 18th 2013, 4:43 PM 6,125 Views 16 Comments

Fake shampoo, cigarettes, beer and counterfeit clothing and DVDs were just a few items discovered in one of the agency’s largest operations ever conducted.

Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs
# Dublin
# Dublin

Illegal tobacco sellers could be given ASBOs

Jul 18th 2013, 6:20 AM 4,068 Views 21 Comments

An operational group – the first of its kind – has been established by Dublin City Council to address the issue of illegal tobacco.