In order to ensure an effective and legitimate regulatory process in Ireland, stakeholders from all viewpoints should be permitted to participate.

Itmac does not agree with any policy approach designed to target smokers and objects to them being marginalised by society.

Year on year #Excise increases have facilitated the illegal trade of illegitimate tobacco products in Ireland. 13% of all cigarettes consumed in Ireland in 2017 were illegal, while 9% were Non-Irish Duty Paid, accounting for 22% of the market.

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