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# Smokes

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# Smokes
The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent
It’s the fifth Budget in a row to see the price increase by that amount.
# Smokes
Is tougher legislation needed for e-cigarettes?
That’s what the the Irish Cancer Society is calling for.
# dodgy smokes
Gardaí have found these black market cigarettes and tobacco in Dublin
Two searches were carried out on Friday.
# Lighten up
Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'
Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?
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?
# Caught
Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday
The 30-year-old appeared in court today after more than 16,000 cigarettes were found in his luggage.
# Visits
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.
# state coughers
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.
# stop smoking
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.
# almost there
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.
# off the market
Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses
In a separate development, a Lithuanian national was detained with over 12,000 cigarettes and hit with a two week jail sentence.
# Smoking
Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling
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.
# plain speaking
‘Why do they make smokes anyway?’: Tallaght schoolchildren have their say on new cigarette packaging
The new packs – which include graphic images of health problems that could be caused by smoking – are expected to be brought in next year.
# e-cigarettes
Reilly not convinced that electronic cigarettes are safe, orders review
The Health Minister says that he does not like the idea that the smokeless cigarettes are being promoted and sold on planes.
# Smokes
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# 1982
Haughey's mission against smoking and cigarette advertising
During his time as Taoiseach, Charles Haughey moved to change the culture of smoking in Ireland.
# Cigarettes
Cigarette smuggling: Dublin tops table for convictions
The average fine for cigarette smuggling last year was less than €2,000, according to Revenue figures.