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# up-in-smoke - Today’s News

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'
# B1617.2
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# B1617.2

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'

23 minutes ago 3,955 Views 3 Comments

Early indications are that the variant is even more transmissible than the B117 strain.

Police in England find 'possible evidence' of missing teenager linked to serial killer Fred West
# Gloucester
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# Gloucester

Police in England find 'possible evidence' of missing teenager linked to serial killer Fred West

44 minutes ago 4,792 Views 0 Comments

Serial killer West, who died in prison in 1995 aged 53, was previously suspected over Mary Bastholm’s disappearance.

Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage
# Championship
# Championship

Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage

Updated 45 minutes ago 3,563 Views 1 Comment

Arnaut Danjuma netted the winning goal for Bournemouth while Andre Ayew was the match-winner for Swansea.

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says
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# EMA

Pfizer vaccine can be kept in fridges for up to a month rather than just five days, EU medicines regulator says

53 minutes ago 4,157 Views 1 Comment

The European Medicines Agency said this could improve the flexibility in countries’ vaccine rollout.

Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid
# Dublin Bay South
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# Dublin Bay South

Bacik outlines Labour's vision for post-Covid Ireland and attacks government 'shambles' in bye-election bid

1 hour ago 4,263 Views 16 Comments

The long-time Senator is looking to win a Dáil seat for Labour in Dublin Bay South.

PSNI chief constable vows to rebuild trust after Bobby Storey funeral probe clears force of bias
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# Bobby Storey

PSNI chief constable vows to rebuild trust after Bobby Storey funeral probe clears force of bias

Updated 1 hour ago 8,144 Views 11 Comments

The funeral was one of the most controversial events to occur during the pandemic in the North.

Chelsea considering move for 17-year-old Irish defender
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

Chelsea considering move for 17-year-old Irish defender

Updated 1 hour ago 25,297 Views 7 Comments

Seán Roughan has featured 11 times in all competitions for Lincoln this season.

Spurs tight-lipped amid report Harry Kane tells club he wants to leave in summer
# Transfer Talk
# Transfer Talk

Spurs tight-lipped amid report Harry Kane tells club he wants to leave in summer

1 hour ago 4,627 Views 7 Comments

The England captain’s preference is reportedly to stay in the Premier League.

Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India
# Cyclone Tauktae
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# Cyclone Tauktae

Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India

1 hour ago 8,056 Views 5 Comments

The storm made landfall in Gujarat state just after 8.30 pm local time.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

2 hours ago 6,302 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what made the headlines today…

# up-in-smoke - Friday 15 January, 2021

Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'
# Allegations
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# Allegations

Suit filed against anti-smoking group over links to 'Big Tobacco'

Jan 15th 2021, 9:40 PM 33,354 Views 15 Comments

Several accusations have been made by the former anti-smoking foundation’s director of social media.

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

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

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

May 13th 2018, 10:12 PM 14,308 Views 20 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

Oct 29th 2017, 4:15 PM 39,195 Views 11 Comments

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

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

Man arrested as black smoke engulfs stands at PSV-Ajax clash
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

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

Apr 24th 2017, 12:37 PM 9,338 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:11 PM 8,317 Views 10 Comments

Ukrainian authorities said that they suspected Russian involvement.

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

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids
# Smoked Out
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# Smoked Out

Cash, cigarettes and tobacco seized in Revenue raids

Dec 28th 2016, 10:07 AM 11,274 Views 8 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

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

Jul 26th 2016, 5:45 PM 26,949 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the fire at the Douglas mansion.

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

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

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

Apr 5th 2016, 3:13 PM 4,134 Views 4 Comments

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
# Weeding It Out
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# Weeding It Out

New Zealand in the midst of a major cannabis shortage

Mar 18th 2016, 6:15 AM 20,150 Views 40 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

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

Dec 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 33,850 Views 33 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

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

Sep 9th 2015, 6:57 AM 26,341 Views 31 Comments

All 159 passengers and 13 crew were evacuated.

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

Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this
# Meltdown
# Meltdown

Tiger Woods was in with a chance of a first win in more than 2 years but then he did this

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:38 PM 11,747 Views 5 Comments

Maybe he’s not quite back.

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

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently
# Up In Smoke
From TheJournal.ie
# Up In Smoke

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

Aug 19th 2015, 10:24 AM 18,432 Views 75 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

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

Jun 15th 2015, 9:40 AM 32,202 Views 51 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

The Ballymount blaze yesterday destroyed charity's materials

Apr 30th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,260 Views 12 Comments

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
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you welcome plain pack cigarettes?

Mar 31st 2015, 9:15 PM 16,758 Views 102 Comments

What do you think?

# up-in-smoke - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

Big Tobacco lobbied hard and aggressively... but lost anyway

Mar 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,864 Views 38 Comments

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
# Smoke Signals
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# Smoke Signals

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

Mar 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 31,492 Views 31 Comments

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
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# Lighten Up

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

Feb 18th 2015, 8:30 AM 18,011 Views 102 Comments

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 Breakdown
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# The Breakdown

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

Oct 15th 2014, 10:12 AM 19,474 Views 52 Comments

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...
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

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

Oct 14th 2014, 7:14 PM 14,008 Views 37 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

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

Oct 10th 2014, 12:07 PM 30,161 Views 322 Comments

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
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# No Smoke

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

Sep 17th 2014, 11:24 PM 24,559 Views 29 Comments

Apparently he got out just in time.

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

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should we double the price of cigarettes?

Sep 11th 2014, 9:55 AM 21,401 Views 147 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 10:13 AM 10,492 Views 48 Comments

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)
# State Coughers
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# State Coughers

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

Jun 17th 2014, 10:24 AM 8,171 Views 22 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

Eight businesses convicted after staff smoked on premises illegally

Jun 4th 2014, 12:47 PM 15,317 Views 15 Comments

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
# Healthier Option
From TheJournal.ie
# Healthier Option

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

May 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,738 Views 53 Comments

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
# Smoked Out
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# Smoked Out

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

May 12th 2014, 4:18 PM 8,638 Views 27 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

40,000 cigarettes seized at Cork Airport

Apr 14th 2014, 2:00 PM 8,201 Views 10 Comments

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
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# Up In Smoke

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

Mar 4th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,629 Views 37 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

Over 40 million cigarettes were seized last year

Jan 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,370 Views 7 Comments

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
# Off The Market
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# Off The Market

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

Dec 13th 2013, 5:31 PM 7,860 Views 13 Comments

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
# Smoking
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# Smoking

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

Oct 24th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,922 Views 41 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

Charities call for 60 cent Budget hike in cigarette prices

Sep 5th 2013, 8:56 PM 4,767 Views 53 Comments

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
# Smoking
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# Smoking

Graphic images to appear on cigarette packets from today

Feb 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 7,732 Views 64 Comments

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
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# Photos

PHOTOS: Smokers caught in the act of smoking

Jul 26th 2012, 1:01 PM 15,563 Views 38 Comments

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
From TheJournal.ie
# Up In Smoke

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

Feb 9th 2012, 6:57 PM 3,780 Views 5 Comments

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
# Up In Smoke
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# Up In Smoke

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

Jul 17th 2011, 4:06 PM 1,738 Views 44 Comments

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