October 24, 2018

Sale of Illicit Goods Bill 2017 To Be Debated in The Dáil Today

Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) has welcomed a debate due to take place in the Dáil this evening (17.20) on Fianna Fáil’s Private Members Bill the Sale […]
April 25, 2018

Retailers and the Exchequer suffer as over 520 million cigarettes bought illegally or brought from overseas

25 April 2018 Following the release of Revenue’s Annual Report 2017 and Ipsos MRBI Illegal Tobacco Products Research Survey 2017, Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) is again […]
March 8, 2018

Fagan’s Law: Retailers Against Smuggling Welcome Move To Protect Children From Criminals

8 March 2018 Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) has welcomed a new bill introduced by Fianna Fail’s Deputy Anne Rabbitte today, Wednesday. The Criminal Law Anne Rabbitte […]
October 10, 2017

Increase in excise on cigarettes nothing more than stealth tax on customers and a gift to criminals – Retailers Against Smuggling

10th October 2018, Dublin Retailers are angry at the Government’s decision to impose yet another excise increase of 50c on tobacco, bringing the total cost of […]
September 28, 2017

One in Three Retailers Along the Border Concerned that Brexit will Create a Bigger Market for Smuggling Along the Border.

28th September 2017, Dublin A cross-border survey conducted by Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) has revealed that one in three retailers in Ireland are concerned about the […]
February 20, 2017

Retailers call for Government consultation on making it an offense to purchase illicit products

20 February 2017 Retailers across the country are today calling on the Government to urgently consult with them on measures to tackle sales of illegal cigarettes […]
November 30, 2016

Dublin Retailers call on the Government to take action as criminal gangs profit from Christmas shoppers

30th November 2016 The seizure of over 661,00 illicit cigarettes over the course of the past week illustrates that criminal gangs set to profit from Christmas […]