February 29, 2024

Retailers Against Smuggling shocked at illegal cigarette factory operating in Dublin

Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) welcomes the closure by Revenue officers of an illegal cigarette factory operating in the heart of Dublin  On Friday, February 23, Revenue […]
October 6, 2023

New poll: Half of 18-34 year olds willing to purchase illegal tobacco

Survey confirms Revenue findings that a third of tobacco products in the country are illegal or non-Irish Duty Paid 33% of Irish smokers are prepared to […]
July 14, 2023
Budget 2021

New Poll: 76% of people will not report illegal tobacco sales

One-third of Irish smokers prepared to purchase illicit tobacco  A new poll, commissioned by representative body, Retailers Against Smuggling, has demonstrated the resilience of the illegal […]
February 24, 2023

Seizures of over 6,000kgs of tobacco at Dublin Port welcomed by Irish retailers

Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) welcomes the announcement (23.02.23) by Revenue of the major seizure at Dublin Port of approximately 6,000kgs of tobacco and 2,400 cigarettes on […]
May 10, 2019

Massive spike in illicit roll your own tobacco damaging legitimate retailers

Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) have expressed their outrage at the figures shown in Revenue’s Annual Report and Tobacco Products Survey 2018, released this morning (Wednesday)The figures […]
April 27, 2017

Retailers and the Exchequer suffer as over 742 million cigarettes bought illegally or brought from overseas

27 April 2017 The Revenue 2016 Annual report shows more resources are needed to tackle tobacco and alcohol smuggling: • In 2016, 10% of the cigarettes […]