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[Europe] Parliament could bar unregistered lobbyists

would make it “mandatory” for committee rapporteurs and presidents to “exclusively [meet] registered lobbyists and publish these meetings online.”...Grässle said. “The last month I asked the tobacco industry and anti-tobacco NGOs for meetings as I prepare
added Nov 20, 2015 15:11

[Europe] UPDATE 1-British American to test tobacco/e-cigarette hybrid (Adds quotes, background)

The product, called iFuse, will use elements of the company's Kent brand, and be sold in a market where Kent cigarettes are popular. Executives declined to say precisely which market that will be. The test is the latest in a line of cigarette alternativ
added Nov 18, 2015 16:47

[Europe, Germany] BLAU: The day I met Helmut Schmidt, my chain-smoking father figure

the old man, then 93 and in a wheelchair, sent me to the other side of the room to get myself a pack of cigarettes. Not one cigarette, but a whole pack – it was little surprise to learn that he was estimated to have smoked one every seven minutes througho
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:21

[Germany] Helmut Schmidt’s last cigarette: Europe has lost a voice of reason

While the rest of Western Europe has clamped down vigorously on the ‘evil weed’, Germans have been less totalitarian. Any weekend visitor to Berlin can confirm that 'no smoking' signs are generally more ornamental than practical.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 11, 2015 16:55

[Europe, Germany] Helmut Schmidt, Assertive West German Chancellor, Dies at 96

(Meanwhile, a cigarette smoker almost to the end of his life, he was the only public figure in Germany allowed to disregard smoking bans.)
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2015 15:09

[Europe, Germany] 'E-cigarettes must be treated like tobacco cigarettes'

E-cigarettes will no longer be sold to children and adolescents, according to a new draft law in Germany. And rightly so, says Martina Pötschke-Langer of the German Cancer Research Center.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:25

[Europe, Germany] Study finds Berlin and Bremen states top list for smoking-related deaths

A new report has found the northern states of Berlin and Bremen have the highest rate of smoking-related deaths. Overall, however, smoking has declined over the past several years. The results were published in the Tobacco Atlas 2015, released on Tuesday
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Nov 7, 2015 20:09

[Europe] UK healthcare 'lagging behind other rich nations'

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development review of 34 countries...also found evidence that Britons were leading unhealthy lives. Obesity rates were among the highest, while alcohol consumption and smoking rates were also above average.
BBC Online
added Nov 5, 2015 16:45

[Europe] Daily smokers

Daily smokers are defined as the population aged 15 years and over who are reporting to smoke every day. Smoking is a major risk factor for at least two of the leading causes of premature mortality - circulatory disease and cancer, increasing the risk of
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:14

[Europe] The Economics of Prevention

Daily smokers
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:12
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