Sale Of Menthol Cigarettes And Tobacco Prohibited In Ireland From Today

The Sale of Menthol cigarettes and tobacco becomes prohibited from today.   This ban stems down from the a European Court of Justice ruling four years ago which declared that the flavouring is used to increase the attractiveness of  cigarettes.   All tobacco products with flavours, with the exception of menthol, were first prohibited in 2016. However, the banning of menthol cigarettes was pushed out until this year.   “Menthol, by its pleasant flavour, makes tobacco products more attractive to consumers and … reducing the attractiveness of those products may contribute to…

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