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[Europe, Ireland] EDITORIAL: Monitoring 'Big' tobacco necessary in the face of a lack of transparency

In Ireland alone there are more than one million smokers. Continued obfuscation by the European Commission in its dealings with the tobacco industry is absolutely unacceptable.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:37
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[UK] HUGHES: Tory Socks In A Twist Over Charities

a government minister calls charities that speak out ‘sock puppets,’ ... Browsing through the IEA “research,” the first charities speaking out for this shadowy elite ... Action on Smoking and Health.
Morning Star (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:23
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Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Ombudsman found that the current practices amounted to maladministration. She recommended to the Commission that all of its Directorates should ensure proactive transparency as is already the case with DG Health. This will require the publication on-l
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 14:08

European Commission's opinion on case No. 852/2014/LP (PDF)

The Commission continues to believe that it complies in full with its obligations under the FCTC and does therefore not agree with the findings and the recommendation of the European Ombudsman.
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 14:06

Ombudsman: European Commission not transparent enough about tobacco lobbying

O'Reilly, has found the Barroso Commission was not transparent enough about its meetings with the tobacco industry. She called on the Juncker Commission from now on proactively to publish online all meetings with tobacco lobbyists, or their legal represen
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:53

European Commission's opinion on case No. 852/2014/LP

Types of maladministration alleged – (i) breach of, or (ii) breach of duties relating to: Lawfulness (incorrect application of substantive and/or procedural rules) [Article 4 ECGAB]
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:48
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[Europe] Ombudsman regrets Commission stance on UN tobacco lobbying rules

Emily O'Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendation to extend the transpa
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:46

[Europe] EU keeps tobacco lobbying in the shadows

Lobbying by big tobacco interests will continue to take place in the shadows the European Commission has said, in defiance of recommendations by the EU’s ombudsman. The Commission, despite promising transparency, has said it will not make public all it
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:42

[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24

[UK] MPs call for disclosure on their pension fund’s investments

MPs say they need to know if their pension funds are invested in industries such as oil, defence or tobacco Trustees of the parliamentary pension fund are coming under pressure to improve disclosure after refusing to give MPs detailed information about t
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:55
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