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

Ms Claire Gordon:

We are strongly in favour of that prohibition because we do not want young people exposed to tobacco and nicotine inhaling products in their daily life as part of their work. We are trying to be proportionate and pragmatic so that certain businesses by virtue of their size do not suffer more than others. We are fully behind the proposal but it is about being proportionate. It is certainly an interesting area we could consider again.