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UK regulators license BAT e-cigarette as quit-smoking medicine

Britain's drug regulators have given the go-ahead for a British American Tobacco electronic-cigarette vaping device to be sold as a quit smoking medicine, the first such product to be given a drug license in the UK.
Reuters
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25
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[UK] VIDEO: E-cigarette may become available on NHS

But some experts, including the British Medical Association, say the benefits and harms are not yet known since e-cigarettes are still relatively new. The Royal College of GPs said doctors would be reluctant to hand them out to patients without clear mer
BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2016 18:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes to be available on NHS prescription with one of world's biggest tobacco firms lined up as first supplier

E-voke, produced by British American Tobacco, has been granted a licence by Britain's medicines regulator - the Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). The company has also got the go-ahead by the Department of Health and it is believed the move wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 3, 2016 20:51
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[Ireland] DUFFY: This letter is most blatant Big Tobacco threat to a Taoiseach you're likely to see

WE’RE ALWAYS HEARING about the influence of ‘Big Tobacco’, but this 1986 letter to the Taoiseach from the chairman of a tobacco company is about as blatant as it gets. In the letter, Don Carroll of multi-national tobacco company PJ Carrolls’ tells the Ta
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 1, 2016 19:01
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[Europe] OPINION OF ADVOCATE GENERAL KOKOTT: Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

1. In April 2014, following tough negotiations and an extremely animated legislative procedure, the Union legislature adopted, in Directive 2014/40/EU, (2) revised rules concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related produ
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 27, 2015 00:16
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[Europe] Big Tobacco Risks EU Court Defeat Over Tough Packaging Rules

The 2014 EU rules help boost the visibility of health warnings and maximize their effectiveness, Advocate General Juliane Kokott of the EU Court of Justice said in a non-binding opinion Wednesday. “The coolness or the fun factor” and “the curiosity that
Bloomberg News
added Dec 24, 2015 17:00
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EU approves plain packaging for cigarettes in Ireland

The European Court of Justice has cleared the way for plain packaging laws for tobacco products in Ireland. It has made a preliminary ruling this morning against tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Dec 24, 2015 14:32
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BRIEF-British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings announces management changes

* Says that Lovemore T. Manatsa, co's Managing Director, will retire on January 31, 2016 * Appoints Lucas Francisco as Finance Director
Reuters
added Dec 24, 2015 04:07
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[Europe] Adviser to top EU court says EU cigarette law is valid

"(The advocate general) considers the EU tobacco directive of 2014 to be valid, in particular the extensive standardization of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and special rules for e-cigarettes are lawful," the opinion sai
Reuters
added Dec 23, 2015 22:39
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Menthol Ban Among Sweeping Cigarette Reforms OK'd in Europe

Sweeping tobacco reforms passed by EU lawmakers - including a complete ban on menthol cigarettes - passed muster with a European court adviser Wednesday, despite strong opposition from Romania, Poland and Big Tobacco.
Courthouse News
added Dec 23, 2015 21:25
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