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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] ‘Dalli aides said commissioner proposed lifting snus ban’ – Kessler

[LIVE BLOG] OLAF director-general Giovanni Kessler says testimony of two Cabinet officials made during OLAF investigations in 2013 on 'Bahamas' allegations against former commissioner • describes Silvio Zammit as ‘the man with the golden key’
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:51
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Questions for Kessler show Dalligate far from ‘case closed’

Two members of the European Parliament who remain adamant that former European Commissioner John Dalli was forced to resign because of the tobacco lobby’s influence in Brussels, have called on OLAF to explain why internal rules on investigative procedures
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 10, 2015 12:05
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[Belgium, Malta] Updated | Rizzo did not take action on John Dalli’s European Arrest Warrant

One of the chief investigators into the John Dalli case had proposed the issuance of a European Arrest Warrant against Dalli but former Police Commissioner John Rizzo failed to take action.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:50
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[Belgium] E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

By the end of the 8-month study, 21% of study participants had stopped smoking tobacco altogether and an additional 23% cut the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:02
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[Belgium] Effectiveness of the Electronic Cigarette: An Eight-Week Flemish Study with Six-Month Follow-up on Smoking Reduction, Craving and Experienced Benefits and Complaints [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a series of controlled lab sessions with e-cig naïve tobacco smokers, second generation e-cigs were shown to be immediately and highly effective in reducing abstinence induced cigarette craving and withdrawal symptoms, while not resulting in increases
MDPI AG (ch)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:01
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Unverified Dalligate email over Swedish Match offer revealed

The Maltese police are considering whether to exhibit in court an email allegedly sent by lawyer Gayle Kimberley to Silvio Zammit...which could implicate her in the €60 million bribe allegedly sought to influence European tobacco rules.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:32
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Unverified Dalligate email over Swedish Match offer revealed

The Maltese police are considering whether to exhibit in court an email allegedly sent by lawyer Gayle Kimberley to Silvio Zammit...which could implicate her in the €60 million bribe allegedly sought to influence European tobacco rules.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:30
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[Belgium, UK] BAT fined for oversupplying tobacco in low-tax European jurisdictions

Big tobacco, long accused of complicity in smuggling, is under close scrutiny as it emerges that one of the world’s largest cigarette firms has been fined for oversupplying foreign markets. The practice of flooding low-tax foreign markets with more toba
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:35
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[Belgium, UK] Smoke clears on Big Tobacco’s role in smuggling

Last year, in the Lucky Strike room in British American Tobacco’s global headquarters overlooking the Thames, a former chief inspector of constabulary said that he was concerned about the growing cost of tobacco smuggling and its financing of terrorism.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:53
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