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#Cigarettes

# cigarettes - Friday 16 August, 2019

€39,000 worth of unstamped cigarettes and €1,530 in cash seized in Cork City

The cigarettes were discovered with the assistance of detector dog Eva.

# cigarettes - Thursday 15 August, 2019

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.

# cigarettes - Friday 12 July, 2019

Littering could literally be halved if cigarette butts weren't thrown on the ground

The 2018 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report has highlighted the extent of the problem

# cigarettes - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Revenue worker who was fired after being caught 'red handed' selling contraband cigarettes loses appeal against dismissal

The details of the case are disclosed in a Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) ruling.

# cigarettes - Monday 22 April, 2019

'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”.

# cigarettes - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth

This factory had the capability of producing cigarettes and alcohol with an estimated loss of €25 million euro to the exchequer.

# cigarettes - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Drinking a bottle of wine a week carries the same cancer risk as smoking 5-10 cigarettes, study finds

The researchers said even moderate drinking increases the risk of developing cancer in your lifetime.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Revenue seizes €35,000 worth of cigarettes and pipe tobacco from cargo vessel

Brands such as L&M, ASOS and NAKHLA were seized.

# cigarettes - Monday 18 March, 2019

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.

# cigarettes - Friday 15 March, 2019

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

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

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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

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

# cigarettes - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019 Resolution This post contains videos

'It's not unusual to make six or more attempts': Dr Patrick Doorley on how to quit smoking in 2019

Quitting smoking can be difficult, but having clear goals and support networks to help with motivation can help chances for success.

# cigarettes - Monday 31 December, 2018

Nearly €20,000 was spent on cigarettes in the Dáil bar this year

Over 1,700 packets were sold in the year to 15 October.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

The price of a packet of cigarettes is set to go up by 50c

A 20-packet of a popular brand will now cost smokers €12.70.

# cigarettes - Monday 8 October, 2018

Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Budget 2019 is set to be unveiled tomorrow.

Cash and 24,000 cigarettes seized in Donegal and Galway

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

# cigarettes - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Over 18 kilograms of chewing tobacco seized during raid of Limerick apartment

The search was made after a quantity of cigarettes was discovered in a parcel originating in the UK labelled as “toys”.

# cigarettes - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Over 8 million cigarettes valued at €4.5 million seized at Dublin Port

They represented a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.6 million.

# cigarettes - Monday 9 July, 2018

Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs which originated in the US were discovered by Revenue detector dog Stella.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

6kg of herbal cannabis marked as 'gifts' seized at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs originated in Thailand.

# cigarettes - Friday 22 June, 2018

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the seizure.

# cigarettes - Friday 15 June, 2018

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

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

# cigarettes - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'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.

# cigarettes - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Revenue dog Elvis sniffs out €408k worth of black market cigarettes in Meath

The find represents 33,500 packets of Jim branded cigarettes.

# cigarettes - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Gardaí find 1.3 million stolen cigarettes in Dublin

The cigarettes had been stolen earlier this month.

# cigarettes - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Cigarette butts make up more than half of the litter on Dublin's streets

To help draw attention to this Dublin City Council has started a new campaign.

# cigarettes - Saturday 6 January, 2018

# cigarettes - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Pope Francis orders ban on sale of cigarettes in the Vatican

The move will see the Vatican give up an estimated €10 million a year in profits.

# cigarettes - Friday 3 November, 2017

€880,000 worth of cigarettes found in truck in crates marked 'book covers'

1.6 million cigarettes were seized.

# cigarettes - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

€4.5 million worth of cigarettes found at Dublin Port in container marked 'tyres'

9.6 million cigarettes were seized.

# cigarettes - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches

The new ban follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket.

# cigarettes - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash

Three people were questioned in relation to the seizure.

# cigarettes - Monday 28 August, 2017

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

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

# cigarettes - Thursday 3 August, 2017

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

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

# cigarettes - Monday 17 July, 2017

Irish Navy member commanding officer brought to court over duty-free cigarettes

The Irish Navy member said the reprimand he received should be quashed because it was imposed by an officer he claims played a role in the investigation

# cigarettes - Thursday 13 July, 2017

X-ray scanner used again as Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €3.5 million at Dublin Port

Revenue has seized almost 15 million cigarettes that had been smuggled into Ireland in the last two weeks.

# cigarettes - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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.

# cigarettes - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Poll: Did you stick to your Lent plan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you stick to your Lent plan?

How’s that sweet tooth of yours?

These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring

The Finance Minister says he’s monitoring price levels to try and prevent differences that would would see consumers crossing the border to shop.

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