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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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Over 8 million cigarettes valued at €4.5 million seized at Dublin Port
They represented a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.6 million.
# Premature death
Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use last year
The study made findings on life expectancy and causes of death.
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Ireland's investment body could be stopped investing in tobacco - but doesn't invest very much in tobacco
The NTMA’s investments in the companies are made through fund managers.
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Doctors urge all third level institutes to ban tobacco from campuses
UCD and Trinity College have started making their universities smoke-free.
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If you smoke in a car that has a child in it, you will be fined €100
The law comes into effect on 1 January.
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Man tells wife he gave up smoking, gets caught on Google street view
Caught. Rapid.
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Canada has told tobacco firms to pay smokers over €11 billion
But the companies say they’ll appeal.
# War on Tobacco
Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'
Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.
# Up In Smoke
'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...
They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.
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Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars
A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.
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Retailers might stop selling cigarettes if tobacco licence fee goes up
That’s according to the National Federation of Retail Newsagents.
# Your Say
Poll: Should all third-level campuses go 'smoke-free'?
UCD is to ban the sale of tobacco products on campus from 1 September.
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'Operation Cigar' leads to seizure of 85 kilos of tobacco and nearly 4,000 cigarettes
One non-Irish national man was arrested in the seizure.
# kick the habit
Smokers urged seek support to kick the habit as new year begins
One million people have successfully quit smoking in Ireland – and now the HSE is urging remaining smokers to kick the habit for good in 2013.
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Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds
The HSE has set a target of banning smoking from the grounds of all health campuses by 2015.