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[Europe, UK] HERVEY: What the EU has done to take on Big Tobacco

The example of EU tobacco regulation is important for the UK referendum...If there is political will to go further in regulating tobacco than EU law requires, our government has the discretion to do so. But EU laws provide a public health baseline, which
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2016 21:48
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[Europe, UK] Crackdown on e-cigarettes and BAN on menthols under new smoking rules announced today

The tobacco industry was dealt a huge blow today following the approval of sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, a ban on menthol cigarettes and a crackdown on the growing electronic cigarette market. Tobacco companies had protested
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2016 22:06
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[Europe, UK] Standardised tobacco packaging clears final legal hurdles

In its ruling today, the ECJ said extensive standardisation of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and the special rules for electronic cigarettes are lawful... The directive also allows the UK to go further and introduce its
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2016 22:04
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[Europe] CJEU Rulings on Tobacco Products Directive Bring Additional Confusion

“It is regrettable that the Court has decided to endorse the proliferation of different regulations for the same product across the European Union”, said Vassilis Vovos, JTI’s Western Europe Regional President. “This ruling goes against a fundamental pur
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 4, 2016 17:07
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[Asia, Europe] Tobacco Industry Loses Landmark Court Rulings in India & EU, Upholding Graphic Tobacco Warnings (and Other Health Measures in EU)

The India and EU rulings should embolden countries to move forward with implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as required by the international tobacco control treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 4, 2016 16:55
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European Court of Justice Upholds Strict Rules on Tobacco

The European Court of Justice, based in Luxembourg, had been asked by Poland, Romania and several English courts to determine whether the 2014 legislation, which updated rules for the sale of tobacco and e-cigarettes, was lawful. “The new E.U. directive
New York Times
added May 4, 2016 16:34
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[Asia-pacific] SFP welcomes European Court of Justice ruling upholding the Tobacco Products Directive

SFP Director Florence Berteletti said: “The Court decision is excellent news for public health. The TPD has the potential to save millions of lives in the future by preventing smoking among children and young people. With the legal uncertainties out of t
Smoke Free Partnership (be)
added May 4, 2016 16:30
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[Europe] The new EU directive on tobacco products is valid (PDF)

The extensive standardisation of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and the special rules for electronic cigarettes are lawful
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added May 4, 2016 15:34
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[Europe] Pillbox 38 (UK) Ltd v The Secretary of State for Health: JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Second Chamber)

the freedom to conduct a business does not constitute an unfettered prerogative, but must be examined in the light of its function in society (see, to that effect, judgment in Sky Österreich, C‑283/11, EU:C:2013:28, paragraph 45). 158 The freedom to c
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added May 4, 2016 14:53
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POLAND/ROMANIA v. European Parliament: JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Second Chamber)

124 Accordingly, it is established to the requisite legal standard that that information enabled both the EU legislature and national Parliaments to determine whether the proposal complied with the principle of subsidiarity, whilst also enabling indiv
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added May 4, 2016 14:48
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