Health Minister Simon Harris has signed into law an EU directive that will see menthol cigarettes banned.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
The European Court of Justice has rejected a challenge to laws that could see plain packaging introduced on cigarettes.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
The European Court of Justice has cleared the way for plain packaging laws for tobacco products in Ireland.
Wed, 23 Dec, 2015
The European Court of Justice will rule today on whether Ireland can go ahead with plain packaging laws for cigarettes.
A single tobacco company employed 161 lobbyists and spent millions of euro in an “unprecedented” attempt to shoot down a key EU directive behind Ireland’s groundbreaking plain-packaging cigarette laws.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
Children’s Minister James Reilly addressed the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi on the battle for cigarette plain packaging legislation in Ireland and Europe
Laws on the plain packaging of cigarettes have been passed by the Oireachtas.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
Ten leading health campaign groups representing doctors and people suffering from cancer, heart disease and other life-threatening conditions have written to Cabinet urging them not to scrap the plain packaging anti-smoking plans.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Tobacco firms claim the Government's push for plain cigarette packets will not work – and will cost Ireland jobs.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
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