Cigarette Restriction May Help Reduce Smoking-Related Illness Deaths

Those against the proposal say it amounts to the removal of personal freedoms. 

Restricting access to cigarettes for adults will help cut the number of people dying from smoking-related illness. 

That's the view of one anti-smoking campaigner, who says Ireland should follow Britain's lead and examine a ban on cigarette sales to under-25s. 

Those against the proposal say it amounts to the removal of personal freedoms. 

However, director-general of the Tobacco Free Research Institute, Luke Clancy, says anything that cuts deaths should be welcomed:

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