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Despite Sky-High Tobacco Taxes and Ad Bans, Some Europeans Are Smoking More

Is Europe losing the war against smoking? The prevalence of smoking has risen in France, the Czech Republic, and Albania since 2005, and smoking by girls and women is increasing at an “alarming” rate” across much of the Continent, the World Health Organi
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 6, 2013 18:10
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[Ireland] Minister expecting fight on tobacco

"It was reported to me that they were in Europe in the Commissioner's office and, I can't verify this, but they were threatening that they would sue Ireland for our national gross domestic products in relation to intellectual property," Dr Reilly said.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2013 07:23
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[Turkmenistan] Tobacco-free Europe achievable: day 1 of Ashgabat conference on noncommunicable diseases

On the first day of the Ashgabat conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), participants considered the impact of NCDs on development and the challenges they pose to health systems, and discussed the proposed Ashgabat declaration, committing countrie
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:32
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[Turkmenistan] Aspiring to a tobacco-free future in Europe

the 53 Member States in the WHO European Region pledged to accelerate their efforts to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) by signing the Ashgabat Declaration during the WHO Ministerial Conference on the Prevention a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:30
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Russia could be the "big prize" for wine sector claims tobacco chief

Speaking at the recent Wine Vision conference in London, Johnstone shared BAT’s experiences and lessons in tobacco retailing in Russia and Eastern Europe at Wine Vision and said there was much the wine and drinks industry could learn from its experienc
Harpers.co.uk (William Reed Business Media Ltd) (uk)
added Dec 4, 2013 07:44
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[UK] Excitement Building for Europe's Only e-Cigarette Industry Event Next Month in London

Confirmed attendees on 4th - 5th December 2013 include E-Lites, UK eCig Store, Vapelux, TripleHalo, NicoVentures, JT International, Gamucci and OK Electronic Trading. Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form at http://www.ecigeurope.c
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2013 20:53
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Europeans Keep Smoking Crown as French Cigarette Use Rises

The WHO’s statistics suggest that while Europe has led the world in increasing cigarette taxes, the region may need to strengthen smoking bans and advertising restrictions to cut tobacco-related illnesses. “I’m totally hooked,” said Sarra Nedjai, a 25-ye
Bloomberg News
added Dec 3, 2013 12:26
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LOGIC Electronic Cigarettes Announces Continued Expansion In Europe

#2 e-cig brand in the United States, today announced the continued international expansion of its product line into Europe. With plans to significantly enhance distribution in Q1 2014, LOGIC Technology is meeting consumer demand for the brand's premium
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2013 10:54
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[Canada] A smokers' revolution: on the vapour trail

In Canada, the United States and throughout Europe, the jury is out -- some would say deadlocked -- on whether the e-cigarette is a tobacco product or medicine. And like a complicated court case, the jury also has to decide: Do e-cigarettes help people q
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Dec 1, 2013 04:45
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Proposed ban of ‘too realistic’ e-cigarettes by European Union draws ire of proponents of nicotine devices

E-cigarettes have been taken up 1.3 million people in the U.K., and many more across Europe, but now the EU is looking to ban the devices, which it says are "too realistic" despite including no tobacco in their delivery system for vaporizing nicotine.
National Post (ca)
added Nov 29, 2013 20:24
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