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#Public Health Alcohol Bill

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment

The beer giant lobbied the Health Minister before the controversial bill was passed.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment

The beer giant lobbied the Health Minister before the controversial bill was passed.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Monday 5 November, 2018

Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year

From 12 November 2019, ads for alcohol in the cinema will also be banned except for over 18s movies.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

After 1,000 days of debate, the government's landmark alcohol legislation has been passed

The bill, first introduced in 2015, passed through the Dáil this evening.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Monday 24 September, 2018

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'

Senator Frances Black was reacting to the news that cancer warning labels are expected to be dropped from the Alcohol Bill.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Friday 21 September, 2018

Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products

Political parties are under pressure to weaken some aspects of the legislation.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 21 December, 2017

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?

It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol

Simon Harris says he won’t be “holding off on it forever”.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules

A 500 ml can of Dutch Gold will cost €1.58.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill restricts ads so they are less likely to glamorise our relationship with alcohol.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill

The bill seeks to restrict the sale and advertising of alcohol across the country.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'Lobbyists are lining up to kill the Alcohol Bill'

Senator Frances Black finds it ‘disheartening’ to watch legislation picked apart that she believes will protect families all over Ireland.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will jeopardise the partnerships that make cultural events possible, writes Patricia Callan.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?

The Health Minister will get the power to set the size of warnings on alcohol products.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Sunday 12 February, 2017

12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket Counting The Cost This post contains a poll

12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket

Each unit of alcohol will be required to cost €1 under the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 17 November, 2016

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Friday 30 January, 2015

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it

A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.