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#Tobacco

From TheJournal.ie More than 24,000 cigarettes and almost 20kg of tobacco seized by Revenue Detector Dog

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is there now an argument for banning e-cigarettes in Ireland? Vaping

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Raise price of cigarettes to €20 a pack by 2025, government told Tax Hikes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New legislation to ban sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 Smoking

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

The legislation will be considered by government in September.

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco worth over €15,000 seized by Revenue officers in Munster Limerick

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

The seizures occurred following operations in Shannon and Limerick city.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors Smoking

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teen vapers are more likely to use sweet-flavoured e-cigarettes than adult vapers, study finds Vaping

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish Heart Foundation 'strongly' advises against use of hookah pipes due to carbon monoxide levels Hooked On Hookah

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500 Revenue

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 at Dublin Airport Seizure

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway Shadow Economy

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway

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

From TheJournal.ie Sangria smuggled in boxes labelled 'orange juice' seized alongside 15kg of tobacco Rosslare Europort

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks Divestment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

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

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

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

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue officers seize illegal cash, drugs, alcohol and tobacco worth €200,000 in series of operations Operations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US tobacco companies ordered to put out statement telling people their products kill You've Been Warned

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

The statements started appearing in newspaper adverts yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin Undeclared

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin Crackdown

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

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

From TheJournal.ie Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions Plain Packaging

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: '8 per cent of young people aged 10 to 17 smoke cigarettes' World No Tobacco Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fewer Irish children are getting drunk and doing drugs, study finds On The Dry

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Detector dog Harvey helps Revenue seize cigarettes, tobacco and vodka in Cork Good Boy

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids Smoked Out

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

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

From TheJournal.ie Almost 6,000 people in Ireland died from the effects of smoking in 2016 Tobacco

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums E-cigarettes

New research suggests e-cigarettes could be harmful to gums

More research is needed, however.

From TheJournal.ie Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine Excise

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies Strategic Investment

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Doctors urge all third level institutes to ban tobacco from campuses Stubbed Out

Doctors urge all third level institutes to ban tobacco from campuses

UCD and Trinity College have started making their universities smoke-free.

From TheJournal.ie Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling Healthy Ireland Survey

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling

Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Loss of 87 jobs as Imperial Tobacco to close in Westmeath Mullingar

Loss of 87 jobs as Imperial Tobacco to close in Westmeath

A 30-day consultation process on redundancies is to get underway.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the highest alcohol prices in the EU (almost double the average) Survey

Ireland has the highest alcohol prices in the EU (almost double the average)

It’s also the second most expensive country for tobacco.

From TheJournal.ie Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

Smoking will soon be banned in most Irish playgrounds

The majority of local authorities have committed to smoke-free policies.

From TheJournal.ie No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking World No Tobacco Day

No, smokers don't just need sympathy - They need help to stop smoking

Two in three smokers want to give up writes Donald Buggy of the Irish Cancer Society.

From TheJournal.ie Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today Smoking

Flavoured cigarettes banned in Ireland from today

Regulation of e-cigarettes will also be enforced from today.

From TheJournal.ie Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.

From TheJournal.ie Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020' Let's Go Menthol

Menthol cigarettes will be 'banned in Ireland by 2020'

Part of the ECJ plan paves the way for the banning of menthol cigarettes.

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