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Consumer: Legislative Programme Spring/Summer 2015

Bill Purpose as per Legislative Programme Current Status/Expected Publication Date
Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2014 To regulate the retail packaging and appearance of tobacco products with a view to increasing the effectiveness of health warnings, reducing the attractiveness of tobacco products to consumers and reducing the ability of retail packaging in misleading consumers about the harmful effects of smoking or using tobacco products Committee Stage in Dáil Éireann
Public Health (Alcohol) Bill To provide for minimum unit pricing for retailing of alcohol products, to regulate the marketing and advertising of alcohol, to regulate sports sponsorship, to provide for a structural separation of alcohol from other products and to provide for health labelling of alcohol products 2015