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[Eastern Europe, Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire: Negotiations with tobacco firms must be transparent

suspicion is that these powerful multinationals are using their influence in a (literally) unhealthy manner, and attempting to make the European Union agree to provisions that would seriously harm efforts to cut back on tobacco smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:48
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[Europe] Redact this / Transparency advocates accuse Commission of hiding information.

“these documents simultaneously reveal nothing and everything about the Commission’s dealings with the tobacco industry — especially worrying in the context of the ongoing TTIP talks.” A spokesman from British America Tobacco said the company is committe
Politico
added Aug 28, 2015 10:56
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[Europe] TTIP smokescreen: Documents on EC talks with Big Tobacco heavily redacted

Redacted documents detailing covert meetings between the European Commission (EC) and powerful tobacco lobbyists have compounded fears a secretive EU-US trade deal would allow tobacco giants to sue governments that attempt to legislate in the public inte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 27, 2015 21:44
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[Europe] HEPPNER: FDA, From a Distance

It is a great honor for me, as a European, to be working for FDA. I am one of the two Locally Employed Staff (Foreign Service nationals) currently working in FDA’s Europe Office in Brussels, Belgium.... I am analyzing the range of science and policy issue
FDA Blogs
added Aug 27, 2015 12:32
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[UK] TTIP controversy: The European Commission and Big Tobacco accused of cover-up after heavily redacted documents released

Corporate lobbying campaigners published documents that revealed the EU’s executive body had met and corresponded with lobbyists from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris. But the documents, as released, revealed little else.
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 20:57
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[Europe, UK, USA] As Smoking Declines, Tobacco Makers Seek to Slim Down Brands

Consolidating brands—and holding on to customers in the process—is often a lengthy, elaborate exercise Subtle packaging changes allow Imperial Tobacco to migrate its brand Brooklyn to West. ... Merging brands, or “brand migration,” as it is often called i
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 25, 2015 19:42
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[Europe, UK, USA] Mixed smoke signals on e-cigarettes

Two major new studies send seemingly conflicting messages about whether e-cigarettes help people quit smoking or are a path right back to the habit. A U.K. review of multiple studies concluded that e-cigs, which provide controlled doses of nicotine with
Politico
added Aug 25, 2015 19:31
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Determinants and prevalence of e-cigarette use throughout the European Union: a secondary analysis of 26 566 youth and adults from 27 Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings underscore the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarette use on consumer health, cessation and nicotine addiction and formulate a European framework for e-cigarette regulation within the revised EU Tobacco Product Direc
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:30
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[Europe, Sweden] NOCERA: Lowering a Tobacco Tax to Save Lives

Countries use tax policy all the time to affect behavior. Using tax policy to move people from cigarettes to e-cigarettes would, to be blunt, save lives. The e-cigarette has the potential to be the greatest tobacco cessation device ever invented.
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2015 03:57
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