ITMAC is the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee. Current membership comprises P.J. Carroll & Company Limited, JTI Ireland Limited (formerly Gallaher (Dublin) Limited) and John Player & Sons Limited.
ITMAC represents the views of its members when communicating with the Government, the authorities and others on issues which affect the industry as a whole such as taxation & smuggling, youth access prevention and other issues as they arise. It has no role in the manufacture, purchase, marketing or pricing of tobacco products.
Who Gets What?
Adult smokers in Ireland pay more for their preferred brand of cigarette than most smokers in the European Union. This is because Ireland applies one of the highest rates of excise tax in the EU.
In fact, almost 78% of the price of a cigarette goes directly to Revenue.