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#plain packs

# plain-packs - 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.

# plain-packs - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Ireland's plain packaging laws got a mention on American TV over the weekend

The tobacco companies didn’t come out looking too clever.

# plain-packs - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Ireland has just passed laws to introduce plain packs, but when will they be in the shops? War On Tobacco This post contains videos

Ireland has just passed laws to introduce plain packs, but when will they be in the shops?

The government expects a legal challenge to legislation passed by the Oireachtas today.

# plain-packs - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# plain-packs - Friday 29 August, 2014

Australia's plain cigarette packaging has not given a boost to the illicit tobacco trade

Research also found that plain tobacco packs don’t hurt small retailers or flood the market with very cheap cigarettes,

# plain-packs - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Column: We owe it to the next generation to fight tobacco with everything we've got

How can we protect our young people from the tactics of the tobacco industry? The answer is simple: plain packaging, writes Kathleen O’Meara.

# plain-packs - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

‘Why do they make smokes anyway?’: Tallaght schoolchildren have their say on new cigarette packaging

The new packs – which include graphic images of health problems that could be caused by smoking – are expected to be brought in next year.