Tag: ireland

Youngsters smoking less

Youngsters smoking less

| May 3, 2018

Anti-tobacco activists in Ireland believe that the Tobacco Free Ireland strategy can succeed – at least in respect of youngsters.

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Illicit factory closed

Illicit factory closed

| March 19, 2018

Revenue officers in Ireland have described as sophisticated an illicit cigarette factory discovered in the country last week. It had its own living quarters.

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Legislation not needed

Legislation not needed

| February 28, 2018

In Ireland, where restaurants are extending smoke-free zones to outdoor areas, the ‘market’ seems to be working admirably. So why legislate for something that is happening?

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Heated tax call

Heated tax call

| January 30, 2018

Heat-not-burn tobacco products have been referred to by an Irish politician as a ‘gimmick’. With a billion-dollar development program behind them, they comprise one impressive gimmick.

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More quitters than smokers

More quitters than smokers

| January 8, 2018

While Ireland has about 830,000 smokers; it has more than a million ex-smokers, a new survey has found.

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Pride in nanny-award

Pride in nanny-award

| November 17, 2017

A warning to Irish politicians that they could be the recipients of future nanny awards might not strike fear into them. This year’s ‘nanny-in-chief’ turned up to claim her prize.

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Understanding vaping

Understanding vaping

| September 21, 2017

The Global Forum on Nicotine is once again taking to the road to encourage a wider debate about the issues surrounding vaping.

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Discussing vaping locally

Discussing vaping locally

| July 20, 2017

People in Dublin, Ireland, and Durham and London, England, are being offered the opportunity of taking part in local dialogues that will seek to understand vaping.

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An Irish cigar in the making

An Irish cigar in the making

| January 16, 2017

Tobacco crops have been grown in Sweden and are still grown in Canada and Poland; and now a cigar-tobacco crop and business is being developed in Ireland.

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Ireland embraces plain packaging

Ireland embraces plain packaging

| May 28, 2013

Ireland may become the second country to require standardized packaging for cigarettes, reports the Kildare Nationalist. Health Minister James Reilly announced government approval for his controversial plans, which he hopes to have enacted early next year. Plain packaging made its global debut late last year in Australia. An Irish retail group cautioned the move would […]

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