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[Europe] MEPs back subsidies for tobacco crops

European Parliament on Wednesday rejected an amendment in the EU 2015 budget to stop subsidies for tobacco crops. The text said "no payments should be made towards tobacco aid, as EU funding should not be used for purposes that are harmful to health." Thr
EUobserver.com
added Oct 24, 2014 13:18
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[Europe, UK] Jean-Claude Juncker plays with future of EU-US trade deal

He thereby risks alienating the US from further pursuit of the flagging talks – and the ire of many EU member states, 14 of which signed a letter of protest on Wednesday. Mr Juncker’s step deprives Cecilia Malmström, the EU trade commissioner, of autonom
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:45
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[Australia, Europe, Uruguay, USA] Tobacco Companies Could Lose Investment Protection Rights in Pacific Trade Deal

A Reuters source "who has knowledge of the negotiations" said the US is to suggest that the tobacco industry should not have the right to sue governments ...Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission's new president, said in a parliamentary address in Strasbour
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:31
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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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[Europe] Cigarette design and marketing features are associated with increased smoking susceptibility and perception of reduced harm among smokers in 27 EU countries

findings call for a stronger regulation of tobacco ingredients, packaging features and other marketing strategies that may increase the attractiveness of tobacco products or promote perceptions of harm reduction.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:59
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[Europe, UK] Davidoff London Removes Tobacco Brands in Favour of Vapelux Electronic Cigarettes

In a move certain to gain attention from both supporters and opponents of the Tobacco Products Directive, Davidoff London has made the unexpected decision to remove several brands of cigarettes, in preference for high-tech electronic vaping hardware and c
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2014 10:20
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate, two years later…

Former European Commissioner John Dalli is still determined to piece together the circumstances which – he claims – brought Big Tobacco together with Maltese collaborators to remove him and spike strict anti-smoking laws.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36
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[Belgium] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg honoured by WHO for contribution on tobacco control

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr Borg on behalf of the WHO Director General in recognition for the EU Commission's outstanding contribution to tobacco
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 17, 2014 00:58
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[Europe] John Dalli wants apology from Simon Busuttil, PN leader says Dalli should 'apologise to Malta' - The Malta Independent

Intent to give it the slant dictated to them, the media controlled and coordinated by the GonziPN cabal missed the crux of the evidence given yesterday by Michael Cassar, previous assistant police commissioner, former European Commissioner John Dalli sai
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:48
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