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#Tobacco Industry

From TheJournal.ie Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies Ethical Investment

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies Exclusive

The Charities Regulator sold off its shares this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'The human cost of smoking is tragic': Axa insurance to cut ties with tobacco industry No Smoke Without Fire

'The human cost of smoking is tragic': Axa insurance to cut ties with tobacco industry

Axa group are the first major insurer to remove investment to the tobacco industry.

From TheJournal.ie Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid. Opinion

Why are tobacco companies opposing this so vigorously? They're afraid.

Multinational tobacco companies don’t want to see Ireland introduce plain packaging because they know it works, writes Minister James Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging Cigarettes

Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging

The Minister for Health said it would be an “extraordinary society” which put the intellectual property rights of the tobacco industry ahead of the health of its citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The tobacco industry promotes a killer product – we should limit all interactions with it Opinion

Column: The tobacco industry promotes a killer product – we should limit all interactions with it

More and more countries are attempting to introduce anti-smoking laws – and the multi-billion euro tobacco industry is responding by launching long, cripplingly expensive legal challenges. Ireland should not let itself by bullied, writes Senator John Crown.

From TheJournal.ie Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control Tobacco

Menthol ban part of compromise EU deal on tobacco control

65 per cent of packaging will be covered by warnings as opposed to the 75 per cent advocated by anti-tobacco lobby and the 50 per cent pushed for by those in the industry.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly wants Ireland tobacco-free by 2025 Health

Reilly wants Ireland tobacco-free by 2025

The Irish Cancer Society welcomed the plans, but a smokers group called it “morally wrong”.

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco industry is lobbying MEPs 'all the time' Tobacco

Tobacco industry is lobbying MEPs 'all the time'

Labour’s Phil Prendergast has said lobby groups are courting MEPs, hoping to encourage them to dilute directives that would be harmful to the industry.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go Health

Reilly knew about Taoiseach's tobacco meeting, but "would not" go

The Health Minister said that he has “declared war” on the tobacco industry, and pointed out that the meeting at government buildings focused on smuggling.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach, ministers criticised for "inappropriate" tobacco industry meeting Tobacco Industry

Taoiseach, ministers criticised for "inappropriate" tobacco industry meeting

It has been reported that the Taoiseach and two senior ministers met with members of the tobacco industry a fortnight ago.

From TheJournal.ie Childers calls for Irish PR firms to declare tobacco clients Tobacco

Childers calls for Irish PR firms to declare tobacco clients

Childers said clients should be aware of certain Irish PR firms, which she claimed were “representing the tobacco industry and not being open and transparent about it”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Tobacco companies spend billions on packaging for a reason Smoking

Column: Tobacco companies spend billions on packaging for a reason

You may be convinced that attractive packaging doesn’t sway your decision to smoke – but it’s still big business, writes Dr Ross Morgan.

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco companies "targeting Irish women and girls" Smoking

Tobacco companies "targeting Irish women and girls"

Conference to hear that ‘slim’ cigarette products are deliberately trying to link weight loss and smoking in women’s minds.

From TheJournal.ie John Player argues for tobacco industry's "voice to be heard" Lobbying

John Player argues for tobacco industry's "voice to be heard"

“Democracy is not the sole preserve of the NGO community,” said the tobacco company in its submission to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.