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Weekly Tobacco Note: What Do Massachusetts, Europe and Asia Have In Common?

Last week we wrote articles on the impact of illicit cigarettes on the revenues of the Marlboro brand in three geographies, Massachusetts, Europe and Asia… In this weekly tobacco note, we summarize our results from these three articles.
Trefis
added Nov 18, 2014 11:26
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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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[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 13:30
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[Belgium, UK] BAT fined for oversupplying tobacco in low-tax European jurisdictions

Big tobacco, long accused of complicity in smuggling, is under close scrutiny as it emerges that one of the world’s largest cigarette firms has been fined for oversupplying foreign markets. The practice of flooding low-tax foreign markets with more toba
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:35
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[Europe, Malta] Part VII: €60mn Valentine's Day gift

While Silvio Zammit risks jail time and former EU health commission John Dalli is still under investigation, the witness to the prosecution, Gayle Kimberley, has largely escaped scrutiny.
EUobserver.com
added Nov 12, 2014 10:40
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[Europe, Malta] Part VIII: A scandal 'for the next 10 years'

Did Olaf, the tobacco industry, and the commission work together to oust the Maltese politician?
EUobserver.com
added Nov 12, 2014 10:39
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[Bulgaria, Europe] EU member states must impose excise duty on tobacco products not less that 90% per 1,000 pieces as of 2018: Finance Minister

Vladislav Goranov said at a press conference after the extraordinary sitting of the Council of Ministers... “The Council of Ministers adopted and will submit to the National Assembly amendment bills to the VAT Act as well as to the 2014 State Budget Act,”
Focus English News (bg)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:05
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[Europe, Ireland] RTE refuses to air ads for e-cigarettes

RTE says it will wait for the development of specific advertising codes before deciding if it will air commercials for e-cigarettes... e-cigarettes are neither classified as tobacco products nor cures for smoking, and therefore fall outside the area of th
Irish Independent (ie)
added Nov 11, 2014 09:19
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[Europe, Malta] Part VI: A circumstantial EU hanging

At first glance, Olaf’s leaked report on the five-month investigation appears convincing. It contains a heap of “circumstantial evidence”: witness statements; records of phone calls; the verbatim transcript of one wire-tapped conversation; corresponding
EUobserver.com
added Nov 10, 2014 11:01
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