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[Europe, UK] New challenge to plain packaging decision

JTI UK managing director Daniel Torras....said: “Evidence of impact and consequences is a fundamental principle behind the introduction of any regulatory measure. However when it comes to tobacco, the Government appears to have thrown away the rule book.
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:34
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[Europe] MEPs declare 'war' on tobacco companies

A cross-party working group has been set up in the European parliament to counter the growing influence of tobacco companies. The group was put together by S&D deputy Gilles Pargneaux, who is a vice-chair of parliament's environment, public health and foo
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:27
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[Europe, UK] Ireland bans branded tobacco packs

The UK is set to follow the Irish example with laws to be passed before the end of the month. Anti-smoking campaigners and Government say the ban will remove one of the last remaining and most powerful marketing tools of big tobacco firms, but it is fa
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 10:36
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[Australia, Europe, UK] More than two thirds of smokers are killed by diseases caused by tobacco use, says study

A study of 200,000 people in Australia – smokers and non-smokers over the age of 45 – has found that more people die from smoking tobacco than previously thought. It was believed that around half of long-term smokers are killed by smoking-related illnes
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 17:47
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[Europe] UKIP protests against new EU move to tax E-cigs

New E-Cig convert, Paul Nuttall who is Deputy Leader of UKIP, has reacted sharply to news that the European Commission is considering hiking up tax on healthier electronic cigarettes.
The U.K. Independence Party
added Mar 1, 2015 16:24
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[Europe] Greece agrees to crack down on tobacco smuggling

One of the reform measures conceded by the Greek government before Tuesday’s agreement on the extension of the country’s bailout for four months was a crack down on tobacco smuggling, according to a story by Jim Yardley for the New York Times.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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[Europe, Greece] In Greek Crisis, Rare Moment of Consensus

“The most important challenge, a make-it-or-break-it thing, is their ability to deliver on tax evasion, corruption and smuggling of tobacco and oil,” said George Pagoulatos, a political analyst and professor at Athens University. “If they manage to make a
New York Times
added Mar 1, 2015 11:09
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[USA] Counterfeit E-Cigs Hit Europe, U.S.

Liberty is hardly the only victim: British American Tobacco PLC's forensic experts have even discovered unlicensed e-cigarette versions of the company's combustible tobacco brands, including Kent and Vogue.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:13
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[Europe, UK] Changes to tobacco regulations 2015/16 (PDF)

This document has been produced to provide local authorities with a summary of what these new regulations will, or are likely to, cover, when they are likely to be introduced, who will be responsible for enforcement, and what the penalty will be for non-
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:30
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[Europe] New tobacco directive 'the most lobbied dossier' in EU history

The tobacco industry accessed the highest levels of EU political and legal power to water down new tobacco products regulations, our research has revealed.
HealthCanal.com
added Feb 25, 2015 10:08
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