Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 3 November 2021

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health

General Scheme of the Public Health (Tobacco and Nicotine Inhaling Products) Bill 2019: Department of Health

Photo of Neasa HouriganNeasa Hourigan (Dublin Central, Green Party) | Oireachtas source

Obviously, there is a similar correlation between that and advertising. I am aware that we do not have advertising on TV or radio but a similar phenomenon has come up in childhood obesity, in cigarettes and in alcohol in respect of the density of advertising and its proximity to particular areas like schools and sports facilities. Does the Department envisage that this will be an important part of the legislation?


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