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#Tobacco

# tobacco - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Retailers say spike in seized tobacco hints at 'large-scale' cigarette factories in Ireland
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Retailers say spike in seized tobacco hints at 'large-scale' cigarette factories in Ireland

Aug 31st 2021, 3:13 PM 15,191 Views 28 Comments

Revenue has announced four major seizures of loose raw tobacco with an estimated retail value of €8.1m.

# tobacco - Thursday 12 August, 2021

€700k worth of smuggled tobacco uncovered in shipment labelled as 'potatoes'
# Seized
# Seized

€700k worth of smuggled tobacco uncovered in shipment labelled as 'potatoes'

Aug 12th 2021, 5:09 PM 14,503 Views 23 Comments

The tobacco was discovered in a container that had arrived on a vessel from Rotterdam.

# tobacco - Friday 16 July, 2021

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port

Jul 16th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,696 Views 8 Comments

The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.

# tobacco - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation

Jul 15th 2021, 10:45 PM 15,690 Views 37 Comments

The tobacco products were found in a container which had come from Asia via the Netherlands.

# tobacco - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent
# Smokes
# Smokes

The price of a packet of cigarettes is going up by 50 cent

Oct 13th 2020, 1:44 PM 43,117 Views 69 Comments

It’s the fifth Budget in a row to see the price increase by that amount.

# tobacco - Friday 9 October, 2020

Revenue seize €220k worth of cigarettes and €28k in cash in planned Dublin raid
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seize €220k worth of cigarettes and €28k in cash in planned Dublin raid

Oct 9th 2020, 4:19 PM 18,553 Views 4 Comments

The find represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of €178k.

# tobacco - Saturday 9 May, 2020

60,000 cigarettes and counterfeit clothing seized by gardaí in Donegal
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

60,000 cigarettes and counterfeit clothing seized by gardaí in Donegal

May 9th 2020, 2:33 PM 18,045 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí carried out a number of searches in Ballyshannon last night.

# tobacco - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Revenue seize 240kgs of tobacco and machinery associated with illicit cigarette manufacturing
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seize 240kgs of tobacco and machinery associated with illicit cigarette manufacturing

Feb 12th 2020, 3:46 PM 18,198 Views 8 Comments

Revenue has also seized 860,000 cigarettes in the last week.

# tobacco - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products

Dec 20th 2019, 6:58 PM 11,441 Views 8 Comments

The seizure was made during a search at Rathcline Court, Lanesborough in Co Longford.

# tobacco - Monday 14 October, 2019

More than 24,000 cigarettes and almost 20kg of tobacco seized by Revenue
# Detector Dog
# Detector Dog

More than 24,000 cigarettes and almost 20kg of tobacco seized by Revenue

Oct 14th 2019, 4:21 PM 10,177 Views 15 Comments

The products were seized after two separate searches in Wexford and Tipperary.

# tobacco - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland?
# Vaping
# Vaping

Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland?

Sep 29th 2019, 1:00 PM 21,612 Views 73 Comments

E-cigarettes are not harmless, but now is not the time for mass hysteria, writes Professor Des Cox.

# tobacco - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told
# Tax Hikes
# Tax Hikes

Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told

Aug 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 24,312 Views 85 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation is arguing for the move in its pre-Budget submission.

# tobacco - Monday 29 July, 2019

New legislation to ban sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18
# Smoking
# Smoking

New legislation to ban sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18

Jul 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 11,421 Views 33 Comments

The legislation will be considered by government in September.

# tobacco - Friday 14 June, 2019

Tobacco worth over €15,000 seized by Revenue officers in Munster
# Limerick
# Limerick

Tobacco worth over €15,000 seized by Revenue officers in Munster

Jun 14th 2019, 9:22 PM 17,266 Views 26 Comments

The seizures occurred following operations in Shannon and Limerick city.

# tobacco - Monday 22 April, 2019

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 49,417 Views 158 Comments

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

# tobacco - Monday 18 March, 2019

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds
# Vaping
# Vaping

Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds

Mar 18th 2019, 11:00 AM 13,766 Views 55 Comments

The US Food and Drug Administration has declared youth e-cigarette use as an epidemic in the country.

Irish Heart Foundation 'strongly' advises against use of hookah pipes due to carbon monoxide levels
# Hooked On Hookah
# Hooked On Hookah

Irish Heart Foundation 'strongly' advises against use of hookah pipes due to carbon monoxide levels

Mar 18th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,432 Views 5 Comments

The IHF says many users mistakenly believe that it is not addictive.

# tobacco - Friday 15 March, 2019

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500

Mar 15th 2019, 8:14 PM 16,073 Views 17 Comments

This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.

# tobacco - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport

Feb 26th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,974 Views 14 Comments

Revenue said that its officers made the seizure during routine operations yesterday morning.

# tobacco - Monday 8 October, 2018

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway

Oct 8th 2018, 9:24 PM 17,099 Views 11 Comments

The seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy.

# tobacco - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Sangria smuggled in boxes labelled 'orange juice' seized alongside 15kg of tobacco
# Rosslare Europort
# Rosslare Europort

Sangria smuggled in boxes labelled 'orange juice' seized alongside 15kg of tobacco

Sep 11th 2018, 7:45 PM 15,878 Views 33 Comments

The goods worth roughly €18,000 were seized in Rosslare over the past two days.

# tobacco - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks
# Divestment
# Divestment

Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks

Jul 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,282 Views 19 Comments

Critics state the Courts Services continued investment in the tobacco industry flies in the face of the government’s Tobacco Free Ireland vision.

# tobacco - Friday 15 June, 2018

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

Jun 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,402 Views 11 Comments

The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

# tobacco - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK

Updated Jun 7th 2018, 11:05 AM 15,574 Views 14 Comments

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

# tobacco - Friday 9 March, 2018

Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report
# No Smoke Without Fire
# No Smoke Without Fire

Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

Mar 9th 2018, 6:05 AM 11,750 Views 68 Comments

The latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas says that the industry is maximising profits by targeting the ‘vulnerable’ in places like Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

# tobacco - Monday 8 January, 2018

Revenue officers seize illegal cash, drugs, alcohol and tobacco worth €200,000 in series of operations
# Operations
# Operations

Revenue officers seize illegal cash, drugs, alcohol and tobacco worth €200,000 in series of operations

Jan 8th 2018, 8:33 PM 18,257 Views 24 Comments

Most recently, officers seized 6,400 cigarettes and 4.7 kg of tobacco.

# tobacco - Monday 27 November, 2017

US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill
# You've Been Warned
# You've Been Warned

US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill

Nov 27th 2017, 10:15 AM 10,377 Views 59 Comments

The statements started appearing in newspaper adverts yesterday.

# tobacco - Monday 28 August, 2017

Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin
# Undeclared
# Undeclared

Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin

Aug 28th 2017, 5:26 PM 13,260 Views 20 Comments

Over 28,000 contraband cigarettes were seized at Dublin Airport this weekend.

# tobacco - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:09 PM 19,788 Views 36 Comments

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

# tobacco - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions
# Plain Packaging
# Plain Packaging

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions

Jul 11th 2017, 11:52 AM 11,624 Views 16 Comments

The order comes after the failed attempt to sue the country over its plain packaging laws.

# tobacco - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Column: '8 per cent of young people aged 10 to 17 smoke cigarettes'
# World No Tobacco Day
# World No Tobacco Day

Column: '8 per cent of young people aged 10 to 17 smoke cigarettes'

May 31st 2017, 6:30 AM 450 Views 20 Comments

We need smoking prevention efforts to ensure smoking rates continue to drop among all young people, writes Donal Buggy.

# tobacco - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Fewer Irish children are getting drunk and doing drugs, study finds
# On The Dry
# On The Dry

Fewer Irish children are getting drunk and doing drugs, study finds

May 30th 2017, 5:36 PM 15,774 Views 40 Comments

Cannabis and alcohol consumption is down when compared to 1998 levels.

# tobacco - Monday 10 April, 2017

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)
# How To Quit
# How To Quit

Here's the official advice on how to quit smoking (and it doesn't include vaping)

Apr 10th 2017, 5:30 PM 22,375 Views 32 Comments

Ireland’s health authority has recommended that the government wait for more studies before endorsing e-cigarettes.

# tobacco - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Detector dog Harvey helps Revenue seize cigarettes, tobacco and vodka in Cork
# Good Boy
# Good Boy

Detector dog Harvey helps Revenue seize cigarettes, tobacco and vodka in Cork

Feb 4th 2017, 6:44 PM 16,224 Views 24 Comments

Officers estimate that the tobacco products have an estimated retail value of over €40,000.

# tobacco - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids
# Smoked Out
# Smoked Out

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

Dec 28th 2016, 10:07 AM 11,276 Views 8 Comments

Revenue discovered the tobacco products following a number of searches in the Louth area.

# tobacco - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016

Dec 27th 2016, 1:48 PM 8,520 Views 24 Comments

Ash Ireland today urged people to consider giving up smoking in the new year.

# tobacco - Monday 26 December, 2016

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums
# E-cigarettes
# E-cigarettes

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums

Dec 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,265 Views 27 Comments

More research is needed, however.

# tobacco - Friday 23 December, 2016

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine
# Excise
# Excise

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:15 AM 10,540 Views 43 Comments

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

# tobacco - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies
# Strategic Investment
# Strategic Investment

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies

Dec 21st 2016, 7:21 PM 12,752 Views 14 Comments

It had been claimed that the investments made a ‘mockery’ of the State’s aim of a tobacco-free Ireland.

# tobacco - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Ireland's investment body could be stopped investing in tobacco - but doesn't invest very much in tobacco
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

Ireland's investment body could be stopped investing in tobacco - but doesn't invest very much in tobacco

Nov 29th 2016, 6:06 AM 4,868 Views 4 Comments

The NTMA’s investments in the companies are made through fund managers.

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