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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes

Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.
EurActiv
added Aug 25, 2014 17:56
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[Europe, UK] Challenge to EU Tobacco Law Backed by British Health Secretary

set to be challenged in court by an e-cigarette manufacturer, in a move that has the surprise backing of British Secretary of State for Heath Jeremy Hunt. This appears to be something of a U-turn for Hunt, who has previously written to MEPs urging even mo
breitbart.com
added Aug 23, 2014 11:05
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[Europe, UK] EU tobacco directive faces lawsuit

The UK’s leading electronic cigarette manufacturer, Totally Wicked, has launched a legal challenge to the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) on the grounds that Article 20 of the Directive breaches EU law...the directive will be a disproportionate impe
EurActiv
added Aug 22, 2014 07:11
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[Europe, UK] Blackburn e-cigarette firm fuming over new EU rules

Totally Wicked is mounting a legal challenge to proposed European Union restrictions on electronic cigarettes. The Shadsworth Business Park firm has been given permission to challenge Brussels’ Tobacco Products Directive at the EU’s Court of Justice.
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:51
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[Europe] 2nd Circ. Won't Revisit EU's RICO Suit Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims can apply to conduct outside the U.S., leaving intact a decision to revive a European Union suit alleging a criminal money-laundering and cigarette-smuggling scheme run by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Law360
added Aug 21, 2014 21:34
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[Europe] Tobacco lobbying warped EU law, British scientists 'prove'

The survey, published by the British Medical Journal last week, is the first to use “quantitative text analysis” - a method which counts the evolution of vocabulary in EU legal texts - to “prove” the impact of industry efforts. Noting that “the tobacco
EUobserver.com
added Aug 20, 2014 09:37
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Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update

There is clear evidence in most countries with available data that mortality and case-fatality rates from CHD and stroke have decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years but at differing rates.
European Heart Journal
added Aug 20, 2014 09:31
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[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22
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[Europe, UK] Imperial's Cooper to Be Blu Even as E-Cigarette Sales Lag

Cooper was lauded as the surprise winner in the Reynolds/Lorillard tobacco megadeal when she agreed to buy Blu... The chief executive officer of the U.K. purveyor of Davidoff cigarettes may have more work than she bargained for, after Blu sales fell 35 pe
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 19, 2014 05:25
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[Europe] Study identifies EU shift on tobacco control after massive lobbying

shift coincided with the tobacco industry employing over 170 full-time lobbyists ... EU's Tobacco Products Directive has been fraught with allegations of illicit lobbying efforts after health and consumer affairs commissioner John Dalli was forced to resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:41
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