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#Tobacco

# tobacco - Last month October 2022

Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port

Oct 4th 2022, 6:31 PM 7,243 Views 6 Comments

The tobacco was found in a consignment that arrived into Dublin Port from the Netherlands.

# tobacco - This year 2022

Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort
# Revenue Seizure
# Revenue Seizure

Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort

Sep 26th 2022, 12:32 PM 14,466 Views 2 Comments

Close to 26,000 litres of beer, over 11,800 litres of wine, and around 77.5 kilograms of ‘roll your own’ tobacco were seized.

Poll: Should the legal age to buy cigarettes be increased?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the legal age to buy cigarettes be increased?

Sep 12th 2022, 10:32 AM 37,247 Views 110 Comments

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland wants to raise the age to 21.

Revenue seizes €5.5 million worth of tobacco and cigarettes
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes €5.5 million worth of tobacco and cigarettes

Aug 30th 2022, 6:33 PM 17,064 Views 11 Comments

The seizure was made at Dublin Port.

Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath
# Rollies
# Rollies

Revenue officers seize 2.5 tonnes of illegal tobacco in Meath

Aug 10th 2022, 3:38 PM 17,953 Views 6 Comments

The 2,500 kilogrammes had a retail value of over €1.7 million.

European Commission seeks ban on flavoured heated tobacco products
# Cancer Crackdown
# Cancer Crackdown

European Commission seeks ban on flavoured heated tobacco products

Jun 29th 2022, 4:29 PM 8,273 Views 6 Comments

The devices heat tobacco up to 350°C, lower than the 600°C of conventional cigarettes.

Increase minimum age for cigarettes each year until no-one can buy them, UK govt advised
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

Increase minimum age for cigarettes each year until no-one can buy them, UK govt advised

Jun 9th 2022, 6:17 PM 19,963 Views 42 Comments

Dr Javed Khan issued four critical ‘must-dos’ for the UK Government to act upon immediately.

# tobacco - Last year 2021

Poll: Should shops that sell cigarettes to minors be banned from selling them for a few days?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should shops that sell cigarettes to minors be banned from selling them for a few days?

Nov 8th 2021, 8:46 AM 29,853 Views 45 Comments

Shops that sell cigarettes to minors are to be banned for up to a month, under new legislation.

Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Most packets of cigarettes will now cost €15 after 50c tax hike

Oct 12th 2021, 1:44 PM 34,837 Views 28 Comments

This is the sixth year in a row the price has increased by that amount.

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 15,449 Views 28 Comments

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

€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 14,561 Views 23 Comments

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

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 7,771 Views 7 Comments

The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.

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 15,806 Views 37 Comments

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

# tobacco - All time

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 43,762 Views 69 Comments

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

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 18,599 Views 4 Comments

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

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 18,097 Views 7 Comments

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

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 18,241 Views 8 Comments

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

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 11,467 Views 8 Comments

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

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 10,226 Views 15 Comments

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

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 21,691 Views 73 Comments

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

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 24,495 Views 85 Comments

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

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 12,520 Views 33 Comments

The legislation will be considered by government in September.

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 17,285 Views 26 Comments

The seizures occurred following operations in Shannon and Limerick city.

'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 49,566 Views 156 Comments

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

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 13,836 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 18,880 Views 5 Comments

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

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 16,101 Views 17 Comments

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

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 17,001 Views 14 Comments

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

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 17,129 Views 11 Comments

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

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 15,912 Views 33 Comments

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

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 12,330 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.

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

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

Jun 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,426 Views 11 Comments

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

'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 15,684 Views 12 Comments

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

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 11,769 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.

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 18,271 Views 24 Comments

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

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 10,399 Views 59 Comments

The statements started appearing in newspaper adverts yesterday.

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 13,353 Views 20 Comments

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

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 19,836 Views 36 Comments

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

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 11,669 Views 16 Comments

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

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 488 Views 20 Comments

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

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