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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] In the Press: Dalli wanted to lift snus ban - Kessler

OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler said that two of John Dalli's former aides had told investigators that he wanted to life the snus ban. Kessler was testifying in the case against Silvio Zammit, accused of soliciting bribes from tobacco companies.
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:55
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[Belgium, Malta] Former European Commissioner ‘following Kessler testimony with disgust at manipulation of facts’

Former European Commissioner John Dalli has called on the police “to take action”, after accusing the chief of the EU anti-fraud agency of committing perjury.
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli seeks to confront Kessler during parliamentary committee

Dalli has asked Speaker Anglu Farrugia permission to confront OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler when he is called to give evidence before the parliamentary privileges committee. Kessler, currently in Malta, has been asked by the Nationalist opposition to testif
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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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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