Press Releases

June 14, 2016

Campaigners Condemn “Creeping Prohibition” of Smoking in Public Places

Campaigners have condemned the “creeping prohibition” of smoking in public places. Responding to comments by the Institute of Public Health that welcomed the extension of the […]
April 28, 2016

Next Government Must Reduce “Punitive” Taxation on Tobacco…and Campaigners respond to the Revenue’s latest Illegal Tobacco Survey

Campaigners have urged the next government to reduce “punitive” taxation on tobacco “as a matter of real urgency”. According to Revenue, the illegal tobacco rate now […]
April 22, 2016

Campaigners Criticise Ban on Smoking and Vaping in Working Hours

Campaigners in Ireland have criticised the decision by a council in England to ban staff from smoking and vaping during all working hours. The new policy, […]
April 22, 2016

Campaigners Criticise Ban on Smoking and Vaping in Working Hours

Campaigners in Ireland have criticised the decision by a council in England to ban staff from smoking and vaping during all working hours. The new policy, […]
November 2, 2015

Smokers: Ireland’s second class citizens?

Smokers are in danger of becoming second class citizens, according to Forest Eireann spokesman John Mallon. “It is now seen as reasonable by government to punish […]