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[Europe, Ireland] Global groups attack cigarette plan

Eight global trademark and intellectual property rights groups have joined forces ... The organisations, mainly based in Europe, are the latest to attack the hard-hitting marketing clampdown and warned alcoholic drinks could be the next target. The IP a
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 30, 2014 08:34

Characteristics of women who continue smoking during pregnancy: a cross-sectional study of pregnant women and new mothers in 15 European countries

Women with fewer resources living in Western or Eastern Europe are more likely not only to smoke before pregnancy but also to continue smoking during pregnancy. ... Our findings indicated that focus on smoking cessation is important in antenatal care in E
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jun 25, 2014 09:51

[Ireland] Irish cigarette haul: Largest seizure in Europe

Irish customs officers have seized tobacco with an estimated value of 14m euro (£11.2m) at Drogheda Port. Customs and police officers recovered 32m cigarettes and 4,000 kilos of tobacco when they boarded the MV Shingle early on Tuesday. A police spoke
BBC Online
added Jun 25, 2014 06:34

[Netherlands, UK] World's first e-joint takes the electronic cigarette to a new high

The world's first electronic spliff is being rolled out across Europe. Produced in the Netherlands, it allows users to fill the stick with their own cannabis liquid or dry herbs. It is being produced by E-Njoint BV, which already makes 10,000 fruit-flav
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 24, 2014 12:49

The Dutch Invent World’s First Electric Joint / E-Njoint already producing 10.000 e-joints per day and selling all over Europe.

E-Njoint is disposable and is consumed at trendy dance parties, music events, bars, clubs and so on. Currently 10,000 e-joints per day are produced, which are sold all over Europe at regular cigarette stores and retail shops.
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2014 14:57

[Europe] Ecigarettes are not a gateway to smoking - study

Electronic cigarettes are not a gateway to regular tobacco products, so suggests the largest study ever conducted on ecigarette use in Europe, which was published in the Journal of Tobacco Studies.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 19, 2014 13:14

[Austria, Europe] Karas accused of close links to tobacco industry

Corporate Europe Observatory has named Karas among a list of ten MEPs from the current European parliament who have - according to leaked documents - strong relations with tobacco giant Philip Morris. Karas denies the allegation and said: "I talk with ev
The Local Austria (at)
added Jun 19, 2014 03:26

[Ireland] Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are

RESEARCH INTO E-CIGARETTES by the British Medical Journal has found that 37 per cent of people surveyed in Ireland believe that e-cigarettes are harmful. In a bid to gauge perceptions of e-cigarettes and their use across Europe, the researchers analysed
The (ie)
added Jun 17, 2014 15:29

[Europe] E-cigarettes mostly used by young smokers, would-be quitters

Nearly 30 million people across Europe now use e-cigarettes and are most likely to be aged between 15 and 24, who smoke tobacco regularly and are trying to quit, a new analysis shows. The rising number of users has led to "staggering" growth in the avail
added Jun 17, 2014 07:50

[Asia] Director-General presents tobacco-control award to Turkmenistan

The Director-General and Ms Zsuzsanna Jakab, WHO Regional Director for Europe, are making an official visit to Turkmenistan on 11–12 June. On the first day, they discussed with the President areas of current and future collaboration between WHO and Tur
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 13, 2014 10:53
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