Golden Nanny Awards

On 13th November Forest hosted the inaugural Golden Nanny Awards in Dublin. The ‘nanny-in-chief’ award was presented to Senator Catherine Noone (left).

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Campaigners have responded with anger to the announcement of yet another increase in tobacco duty.

Senator wins 'nanny-in-chief' award

Tue 14th November, 2017

A Senator has been declared Ireland's 'nanny-in-chief' at a dinner organised by smokers' group Forest Ireland.

‘Farewell to Freedom’ event will highlight growth of nanny state” regulations in Ireland.

There is little public support for a further increase in tobacco duty, according to the results of a new poll released today.

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