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Commission must clear smoke about tobacco industry lobbying | Friends of the Earth Europe

Friends of the Earth Europe, together with partners from the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU), has called on European Commission President Barroso to reveal all the facts about the extent of lobbying by the tobacco indu
Friends of the Earth International (nl)
added Jan 17, 2013 14:28
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[Europe] MEPs call for special committee to investigate tobacco lobbying

The European parliament's Greens/EFA group is seeking cross-party support for the creation of a special committee to examine whether the European commission has acted transparently in its dealings with tobacco lobbyists.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Jan 11, 2013 10:05
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[Europe] Commission under fire over tobacco lobbying

Members of the European Parliament have challenged the European Commission to explain its various contacts with the tobacco industry, and are urging the Parliament to set up a special committee of inquiry. José Bové and Bart Staes, two Green MEPs, said
European Voice (be)
added Jan 10, 2013 10:06
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[Europe] MEPs want inquiry into EU tobacco scandal

Leading lawmakers from Europe's Greens called Wednesday for an inquiry into a tobacco lobby scandal that cost the bloc's top health official his job late last year. French MEP Jose Bove and Belgian Bart Staes demanded "a special committee of inquiry" in
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 10, 2013 08:41
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[Canada] Ethics investigation won't stall tobacco lawsuit, Alberta justice minister insists

Alberta’s justice minister says the province will keep pursuing a $10-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry, despite calls from the Wildrose party to change how it handles the case in light of an ethics investigation.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:45
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Smoking out lawmakers on conflicts of interest?

A half-dozen senators who have been among the most vocal advocates for federal funding for smoking cessation -- including Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, and Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin of Illinois -- have direct or indirect investments i
Washington Times
added Dec 26, 2012 23:32
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[UK] Angela Harbutt: FOI reveals arrogance of ASH

On or around 23 July a Research Fellow at the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS) circulated an email encouraging contacts to sign as many petitions as possible supporting plain packaging. (UKCTCS is a network of tobacco research groups at nin
Hands off our Packs (FOREST)
added Nov 27, 2012 08:02
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[Russia] BROOKS: Profits Over Principles for Romney?

Few reports about Mitt . . . have been more surprising to Mormons . . . promoting tobacco as good business . . . can't possibly be justified from the pages of the New Testament, the Book of Mormon, or the teachings of modern Mormon prophets.
Religion Dispatches (blog)
added Nov 3, 2012 13:08
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[Europe] Dalli to sue over bribery scandal

Rather than going quietly, Mr Dalli has embarked on a highly public campaign to discredit his accusers, travelling to Strasbourg on Tuesday to drum up support among members of the European Parliament. On Wednesday, he stood before a room overflowing wit
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2012 20:24
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[Europe] EU: Review of Tobacco Legislation to Go Ahead Once New Commissioner in Place

A planned review of European Union tobacco legislation will go ahead once the Health Commissioner post is filled, a spokeswoman for the EU executive said Wednesday.
Fox Media
added Oct 18, 2012 09:32
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