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[Europe] Bulgaria Loses Most Revenues From Illicit Cigarettes Sales in EU

In relative terms, the losses suffered by Bulgaria are 3 times greater than in Romania and Poland, 10 times larger than in Germany and 16 times higher than in the Netherlands. (bg)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:55

MWV Agrees to Sell European Tobacco Folding Carton Business to AR Packaging Group

MeadWestvaco ... has signed a definitive agreement to sell its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB... “MWV has long been—and remains—committed to our customers in the global tobacco market,”
Business Wire
added Jan 23, 2015 11:55

[Australia, Europe, UK] TAYLOR: Cigarette packaging

tobacco companies would take action in Europe, demanding either that the law be revoked or that compensation be paid. If the government did fail to prove its case, then it would be a PR disaster for anti-smoking policy, and the taxpayer could find itself
Law Gazette (uk)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:39

[China, USA] Dr. Frank Bures: Does Europe have a smoking-cessation secret?

The stumbling block to many people wanting to quit now is the cost of what’s available. Cytisine would make it affordable almost everywhere. Perhaps some highly motivated politico can become the standard bearer for getting it approved on a fast track, es
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 18, 2015 12:13

[Belgium, Malta] Updated | Rizzo did not take action on John Dalli’s European Arrest Warrant

One of the chief investigators into the John Dalli case had proposed the issuance of a European Arrest Warrant against Dalli but former Police Commissioner John Rizzo failed to take action.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 15, 2015 10:50

[Europe] EVIDENCE BRIEF: Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation (PDF)

Studies have revealed that plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of the product, particularly to women and young people. ... increase awareness about the risks related to tobacco consumption, encouraging more people to quit and fewer to start. In
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:54

[Europe] Plain tobacco packaging encourages more people to stop smoking and fewer to start

A new evidence brief by WHO/Europe — Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation — provides evidence of the effectiveness of plain packaging measures in smoking prevention and cessation.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:48

[Europe] Hungary's Government Acknowledges Strasbourg Court's Ruling

Economy Minister Mihály Varga said that the Hungarian government acknowledged the Strasbourg court’s ruling, as it had done in connection with past rulings, and would pay the compensation and the legal fees set by the court. Yesterday the European Court
Hungary Today (hu)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:15

[Europe] Strasbourg court rules against Hungary over tobacconist’s complaint

The state of Hungary violated rules protecting private ownership when it stripped a tobacconist of his licence in 2013, the European Court of Human Rights, acting as a primary court, said in its non-binding ruling in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:19

European Court of Human Rights rules against Hungary in tobacco license case

state's violation of rules on private property when it cancelled a tobacco seller's license and failed to award him a new one in a tender following Hungary's introduction of a state monopoly on retail tobacco sales, Hungarian news agency MTI reported toda
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:00
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