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[Romania] International Experts, Industry and Law Enforcement Join to Combat Illegal Trade and Shadow Economy in Europe

“One of the main issues related to the shadow economy is illegal trade in tobacco products, because it’s linked to organized crime. ..." “International Conference on the Shadow Economy and Taxation” is co-hosted by the International Tax and Investment
Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:30

[Europe, Ireland] Kenny wants controversial EU-US trade deal wrapped up 'by end of this year'

The agreement has also been viewed with scepticism by some in Ireland, with the Irish Medical Organisation recently claiming that it could help tobacco firms in their fight against plain packaging. The IMO claims a transnational arbitration system to be
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:52

[Europe] Can't kick the habit? Smokers with a specific gene keep lighting up

team of scientists at Washington University in St Louis, may have discovered why some people find it so much harder to quit. They have identified a specific genetic variation, which means a smoker is more likely to keep smoking for longer than those witho
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:28
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[Europe] Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer

The researchers analyzed more than 24 studies that included over 29,000 smokers of European ancestry. They found that people with a certain variation in a nicotine receptor gene called CHRNA5 were more likely to keep smoking for four years after those wi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 17, 2015 13:59

Marlboro-maker Philip Morris raises profit view on strong Europe demand

shares are on track for their best day in over six years after the maker of Marlboro cigarettes raised its full-year profit forecast as it sold more cigarettes at higher prices, especially in Europe.
added Apr 17, 2015 12:38

[Europe, Ireland, USA] O'DONOGHUE: 'Trade deal could help Big Tobacco in legal battles': IMO

After Mr Brennan voiced his concerns at the IMO's recent AGM, the body passed a motion calling on the Government to ensure that the TTIP and other trade agreements negotiated at EU level "cannot weaken existing or future regulations and policies that pro
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 17, 2015 10:48

[Europe] Gene variant linked to smoking longer, getting lung cancer sooner

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led an analysis of 24 studies involving more than 29,000 smokers of European ancestry and found that smokers with a particular variation in a nicotine receptor gene were more likely to
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05

[Colombia, Europe, Russia] No Reprieve for RJ Reynolds in Global Money Laundering Case

A federal appeals court turned heads last year when it ruled that the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act could apply to overseas conduct involving R.J. Reynolds. The court, though divided, stood by its decision on Monday, rejecting argume
Litigation Daily
added Apr 15, 2015 09:14

[France, UK] Educational differences in the impact of pictorial cigarette warning labels on smokers: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Europe surveys

The warning labels implemented in France in 2010 and in the UK in 2008 with pictures on one side of the cigarette package did not succeed in increasing warning salience, but did increase avoidance. The labels did not increase educational inequalities amo
Tobacco Control
added Apr 15, 2015 08:53

[Europe] Austria and Romania among those with laxest smoking rules

Smokers craving for an after meal cigarette at a restaurant may want to head to Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania or Slovakia where bans either do not exist or are not enforced. The findings, published on Tuesday (14 April) by the Brussels-based
added Apr 14, 2015 15:05
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