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#big tobacco

# big-tobacco - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'Deeply misleading': Howlin clarifies his opposition to Big Tobacco following report

The Labour leader reportedly wrote to the Finance Minister asking if it was appropriate his officials had refused to meet with tobacco industry representatives.

# big-tobacco - Friday 9 March, 2018

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.

# big-tobacco - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

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.

# big-tobacco - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Canada has told tobacco firms to pay smokers over €11 billion

But the companies say they’ll appeal.

# big-tobacco - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Ireland’s new plain packaging laws have been the subject of much criticism from Big Tobacco – and legal threats.

# big-tobacco - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Big Tobacco says plain-packaging laws are a 'failure' - are they telling the truth?

We sift through the facts and fiction on the government’s anti-smoking plan.

# big-tobacco - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Exclusive

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

# big-tobacco - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

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.

# big-tobacco - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Column: Applying the lessons of beating Big Tobacco to beating Big Food

An ‘obesity tax’ on its own is a regressive move – much more nuanced strategies are required to get people thinking about what they put in their bodies, says food writer Frank Armstrong.