Press Releases

November 10, 2016

Campaigners Respond to Call for Third Level Campus Smoking Ban

Responding to yesterday’s call (from ASH Ireland) for a third level education campus smoking ban, Forest Ireland has slammed the suggestion saying that it is “both […]
October 20, 2016
Young Couple Smoking

Campaigners React to Publication of Healthy Ireland Survey Results

The Department of Health has launched the Summary Report of the second Healthy Ireland Survey. It is an annual, interviewer administered, face-to-face survey commissioned by the […]
September 8, 2016

Campaigners Warn Against Increasing Tax on Tobacco

A further increase in tobacco taxation would be unfair because it would discriminate against those who can least afford it, say campaigners. In a pre-budget submission […]
August 30, 2016

Car smoking ban “waste of time” and “unenforceable”

Banning smoking in cars with children is a “waste of time” and “unenforceable” say campaigners. Responding to the announcement that from the start of the new […]
August 16, 2016

Campaigners Respond To Proposed Tobacco Vending Machine Ban

Following confirmation that the Department of Health is involved in drafting legislation which would ban the sale of tobacco products from vending machines, campaigners have urged […]