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#Up In Smoke

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The42 Comeback falls short as five-goal Levante put paid to Barca's invincible ambitions Up In Smoke

Comeback falls short as five-goal Levante put paid to Barca's invincible ambitions

Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng hit a hat-trick and, although Philippe Coutinho scored a treble of his own, Barcelona’s “Invicibles” bid ended.

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside Up In Smoke This post contains videos

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 24 April, 2017

From The42 Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash Up In Smoke This post contains videos

Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash

A number of fans and stadium staff suffered breathing and eye problems after the incident at the Philips Stadion on Sunday.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Pictures: 20,000 people evacuated from area after massive fire at Ukrainian arms depot

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

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

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

In photos: Cork's historic Vernon Mount House completely gutted by fire Up In Smoke This post contains images

In photos: Cork's historic Vernon Mount House completely gutted by fire

Gardaí are investigating the fire at the Douglas mansion.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

From The42 Villa close Agbonlahor shisha pipe case, striker free to be relegated with rest of the team Up In Smoke

Villa close Agbonlahor shisha pipe case, striker free to be relegated with rest of the team

Agbonlahor, who has scored one Premier League goal so far this term, will be available for the Villans’ run-in after an internal investigation into his Dubai holiday.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 18 March, 2016

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage

Major seizures have stymied the supply of marijuana to the island nation.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Dublin Christmas market told it CAN'T use old John Player factory

With just nine days to go, organisers have appealed for help.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off Up In Smoke This post contains videos

A British Airways plane leaving Las Vegas caught fire in the middle of take off

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 23 August, 2015

From The42 Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this Meltdown This post contains videos

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently

The AA say they’ve gone up by more this year than any time in a decade.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 15 June, 2015

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said that Clerys workers “have been treated very badly”.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The Ballymount blaze yesterday destroyed charity's materials

The Cleft Lip & Palate Association of Ireland had been storing materials at the ‘Store-It’ unit.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?

What do you think?

# up-in-smoke - 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.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 16 March, 2015

John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets

The factory say a production line error is the cause of a packaging mix-up.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break' Lighten Up This post contains videos

Why we should 'relax the smoking ban in bars and give smokers a break'

Finian McGrath believes that smokers are soft targets.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Cigarettes now cost €10 a pack... But where does all that tax go?

The change kicked in at midnight. Here’s where that extra 40c goes…

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

'A great day for South Armagh Duty Free' - tobacco companies are not happy...

They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 10 October, 2014

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night

The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Sniffer dogs search Leinster House, Ming Flanagan breathes a sigh of relief

Apparently he got out just in time.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?

South Korea wants to bring in an 80 per cent hike, and James Reilly has said a pack of 20 should cost €20. What do you think?

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Smoking: 80 new jobs for e-cigarette company in Waterford

Healthier Smoker says that it could add up to 1,000 positions depending on its growth profile.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

How much tax would a 60c cigarette price hike bring in? (Hint: Not as much as you think)

Michael Noonan’s been advised that the shock-and-awe tactic might have some other effects on smokers’ behaviour.

# up-in-smoke - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Three premises were also convicted for selling tobacco related products to minors in the first three months of 2014.

# up-in-smoke - Saturday 31 May, 2014

World No Tobacco Day: Experts urge against snuffing out the e-cigarette

Medical and policy experts have written a letter to the World Health Organisation describing the gadgets as possibly “among the most significant health innovations of the 21st century”.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 12 May, 2014

Man in 60s arrested after €65,000 worth of cigarettes found in Dublin lockup

The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 14 April, 2014

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport

The cigarettes had a retail value of almost €19,000 and a potential loss to the Exchequer of €14,500.

# up-in-smoke - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

The City Manager, however, says no decision has been made on the project.

# up-in-smoke - Monday 6 January, 2014

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year

That figure represents a drop of over 50 million on 2012.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 13 December, 2013

Cigarettes worth €20,000 seized in raids on Dublin houses

In a separate development, a Lithuanian national was detained with over 12,000 cigarettes and hit with a two week jail sentence.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices

The pre-Budget call from the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Heart Foundation is aimed at tackling the “enormous economic cost of smoking-related illness”.

# up-in-smoke - Friday 1 February, 2013

Graphic images to appear on cigarette packets from today

The use of similar images in Canada and Brazil have helped increase awareness of the negative effects of smoking.

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 26 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking Photos This post contains images

PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking

Photographer Nicolas Reuland gave up cigarettes. Then he set out on this project…

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 9 February, 2012

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm Up In Smoke This post contains videos

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

You might not feel like your savings are worth much – but at least they’re not going up in flames…

# up-in-smoke - Sunday 17 July, 2011

Smoking costs the Irish economy €1m a day - minister

That’s what Róisín Shortall told the Dáil – but it’s little compared to the cost of tobacco-related healthcare.

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