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Europe seeks a clear vision on e-cigarette taxation policy

While the European Commission is engaged in a consultation process on the taxing of e-cigarettes, seven EU member states have already instituted their own tax schemes. Between them, a variety of rates have been set. Unlike in the U.S., however, where se
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 18:42
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, UK] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes: How sniffer dogs uncover illicit trade

A BBC investigation has tracked how hundreds of millions of cigarettes made in one factory in Eastern Europe are being smuggled into the UK and sold illegally across the country. Smugglers buy the packs in Belarus for as little as 40p each then transport
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2016 02:34
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Patterns of Smoking and Snus Use in Sweden: Implications for Public Health

All these effects suggest that the availability and use of snus has been a major factor behind Sweden’s record-low prevalence of smoking and the lowest level of tobacco-related mortality among men in Europe.
MDPI AG (ch)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:43
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[Europe] BAT Romania plans big investment in Ploiesti plant

plans to expand its plant in Ploiesti and turn it into the second-biggest cigarette factory in Europe, the group announced. “The company’s management will announce one of the most important investments in the Romanian economy in the next years: the devel
Romania Insider (ro)
added Nov 11, 2016 12:55
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GLOBAL BURDEN OF CANCER IN WOMEN (PDF)

Lung cancer mortality rates... continue to increase among women in regions where they began smoking later, including many countries of Europe and Latin America. Although overall lung cancer mortality rates among women are increasing in many countries,
American Cancer Society
added Nov 3, 2016 15:04
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BRIEF-BAT to appoint new director for Western Europe

* Tadeu Marroco, currently director business development, will be appointed as regional director Western Europe, with effect from Dec.1 2016
Reuters
added Oct 27, 2016 00:59
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[Malta] Ban on smoking in cars with kids to carry lowest fines in Europe

Malta will become the sixth country in Europe to introduce such a ban, and anyone caught smoking in a vehicle carrying passengers under the age of 18 will be fined €50. This penalty is lower than fines in France (€68), Cyprus (€85), Ireland (€100), Ital
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[Europe, Malta] Smoking in cars with children to be banned as of January

Malta’s law against smoking in cars with children will be accompanied by the lowest fines in Europe when it comes into force in January, according to new details announced today. The country will become the sixth in Europe to introduce such a ban, annou
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:14
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[Europe, Malta] Smoking in cars with children to be banned as of January

Malta’s law against smoking in cars with children will be accompanied by the lowest fines in Europe when it comes into force in January, according to new details announced today. The country will become the sixth in Europe to introduce such a ban, annou
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:14
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Philip Morris Earnings Flat as Cigarette Shipments Decline

Philip Morris International Inc. reported no earnings growth in the latest quarter as shipment volume declined in its geographic segments except Europe, where shipments increased slightly.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02
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