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European code against cancer calls for smoke-free, active lives

Cancer experts issued a 12-point code on Tuesday aimed at preventing up to half of all new cases of the disease in Europe by guiding people towards smoke-free, active lives... Publishing the new European code against cancer, experts at the World Health Or
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2014 12:38
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[USA] Brussels Conference - Europe v. U.S. Food, Drug, Device & Tobacco Regulation & Policy: Emerging Issues and Comparative Analysis / November 13 - 14, 2014 | Brussels, Belgium

an unparalleled opportunity to hear directly from internationally renowned experts on game-changing developments and analytical comparisons in food, medical device, drug and tobacco regulation and policy in Europe and the United States.
Food and Drug Law Institute
added Oct 13, 2014 19:19
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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] JTI to Consult on Proposal to Restructure Manufacturing Facilities in Europe

a proposal to restructure its manufacturing facilities as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business. The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume co
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:07
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[UK] Leading Electronic Cigarette Company Wins Right to Challenge Tobacco Products Directive in Europe

Totally Wicked becomes the first electronic cigarette manufacturer to win the right to challenge a Directive that will bring e-cigarettes and e-liquid within its regulatory scope as a "tobacco related product" - despite not containing tobacco - and subje
PR Newswire
added Oct 6, 2014 17:02
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[UK-Scotland] TEE ROOM: Michael Jordan smoking cigars at Ryder Cup, Europe's Victor Dubuisson leaving his putter somewhere he shouldn't, but what else might you have missed?

The opening day of the 2014 Ryder Cup had more on offer than just golf. It had cigar-smoking basketball legends
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:51
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[Europe, UK] eCig London: Industry Conference

Europe's key e-cigarette industry event returns to London! In an unbiased, open forum, come together with e-cigarette vendors to network and discuss all the key challenges and opportunities your business will face in the next 12 months.
eCig London (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:05
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France is on the right track in the fight against tobacco epidemic in Europe

outlined new legislation to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes following Ireland and the UK’s recent initiatives ... If applied across the rest of Europe, this measure would save thousands of lives every year,” concluded Mrs Woodford.
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:59
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[Australia, Ireland] Irish plain packaging tobacco law can create 'domino effect'

Ireland can create a “domino effect” internationally by becoming the first country in Europe to introduce plain packaging of tobacco, according to one of Australia’s leading public health experts. Prof Mike Daube said the introduction of plain packaging
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21
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[UK] Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010—30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health [FREE FULL TEXT]

The most important was 30% reduction in smoking, which in 2010 caused about a quarter of all cancer deaths in Europe and America (plus even more deaths from other diseases), and is already a major cause of death in China, India, and elsewhere in Asia. For
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:14
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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The findings suggest that Portuguese physicians are not aware of their role in tobacco control. Poor engagement of physicians in TC may contribute to the current lack of comprehensive policies in Portugal and Europe and undermine social norm change. Medi
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:31
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