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Ireland pushes Europe's anti-smoking drive with plain packaging

Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies. As part of Dublin's plan to make Ireland a smoke-free society by 2025—meaning a prevalence rate of under five percen
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:32
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[UK] Des Naughton resigns from Nicoventures: British American Tobacco loses ecigarette managing director

Naughton will leave BAT on 28 February 2015 after nearly 20 years with the tobacco giant, four of which has been on the manage­ment board. In that time, he has also been group operations director and regional director for Eastern Europe.
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 21, 2014 12:01
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Weekly Tobacco Note: What Do Massachusetts, Europe and Asia Have In Common?

Last week we wrote articles on the impact of illicit cigarettes on the revenues of the Marlboro brand in three geographies, Massachusetts, Europe and Asia… In this weekly tobacco note, we summarize our results from these three articles.
Trefis
added Nov 18, 2014 11:26
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Regulatory Threat Hits European Tobacco Growth Prospects

Tobacco profit growth in Europe will be more subdued than previously predicted as smokers switch to cheaper brands and tighter regulations turn people away from lighting up, according to Moody’s Investors Service.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2014 14:23
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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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[Belgium] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg honoured by WHO for contribution on tobacco control

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr Borg on behalf of the WHO Director General in recognition for the EU Commission's outstanding contribution to tobacco
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 17, 2014 00:58
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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 free from cancer-causing infections and substances.
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2014 07:09
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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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