Home > Tobacco ban at marts and fairs urged.

[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Tobacco ban at marts and fairs urged. (20 Feb 2014)

URL: http://www.imt.ie/news/latest-news/2014/02/tobacco...

An outright ban on the sale of tobacco products at local markets and fairs has been urged. Fine Gael Seanad Health Spokesperson Senator Colm Burke said: “Shops, bars and off-licences have proven to be extremely compliant and responsible in ensuring that the controls placed on the sale of tobacco products are in place.”

“Unlike shops, which can be easily checked on by the HSE, it is extremely difficult to monitor the sale of tobacco at markets and fairs. Limiting the sale of tobacco products to shops and bars is the most effective means for the Department of Health and the HSE to regulate the implementation of its policies.”.....

 

Item Type:News
Source:Irish Medical Times
Date:20 February 2014
EndNote:View
Subjects:VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking) > Tobacco smoke (cigarette law / policy)

Repository Staff Only: item control page