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#Public Health Alcohol Bill

From TheJournal.ie Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time Banned

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions Lobbying

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions

Laws prohibiting the advertising of alcohol within 200 metres of schools will come into effect later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment Food And Drink

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment

The beer giant lobbied the Health Minister before the controversial bill was passed.

From TheJournal.ie Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment Food And Drink

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment

The beer giant lobbied the Health Minister before the controversial bill was passed.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year PROHIBITED

Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year

From 12 November 2019, ads for alcohol in the cinema will also be banned except for over 18s movies.

From TheJournal.ie After 1,000 days of debate, the government's landmark alcohol legislation has been passed Finally Made It

After 1,000 days of debate, the government's landmark alcohol legislation has been passed

The bill, first introduced in 2015, passed through the Dáil this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill Public Health Alcohol Bill

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

From TheJournal.ie Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer' Public Health Alcohol Bill

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'

Senator Frances Black was reacting to the news that cancer warning labels are expected to be dropped from the Alcohol Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products New Alcohol Laws

Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products

Political parties are under pressure to weaken some aspects of the legislation.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad? Advertising

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?

It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol Minimum Pricing

Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol

Simon Harris says he won’t be “holding off on it forever”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules Public Health Alcohol Bill

Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules

A 500 ml can of Dutch Gold will cost €1.58.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far? Public Health Alcohol Bill

Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill restricts ads so they are less likely to glamorise our relationship with alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill Booze

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill

The bill seeks to restrict the sale and advertising of alcohol across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lobbyists are lining up to kill the Alcohol Bill' Opinion

'Lobbyists are lining up to kill the Alcohol Bill'

Senator Frances Black finds it ‘disheartening’ to watch legislation picked apart that she believes will protect families all over Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry' Public Health Alcohol Bill

'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will jeopardise the partnerships that make cultural events possible, writes Patricia Callan.

From TheJournal.ie Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels? Drinking Kills

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?

The Health Minister will get the power to set the size of warnings on alcohol products.

From TheJournal.ie 12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket Counting The Cost This post contains a poll

12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket

Each unit of alcohol will be required to cost €1 under the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.

From TheJournal.ie There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol Showdown

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

From TheJournal.ie New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences Off Limits

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it Drinking

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it

A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White Drink

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.