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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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[Europe] World No Tobacco Day

According to the European Commission, tobacco consumption is considered the largest avoidable health risk and the most significant cause of premature death in the EU. Approximately 700,000 deaths every year are attributed to tobacco, while around 50% of
EurActiv
added May 24, 2017 23:50
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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: A triumph of the busybodies: the EU begins its crackdown on smokers and vapers

One day last summer I walked into my local e-cigarette shop and bought their entire stock of my favourite vape juice. For good measure, I also bought their entire stock of the same flavour in a higher nicotine concentration and 10 bottles of the same fla
The Spectator (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[Europe, UK] Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

All packs must contain a minimum of 20 cigarettes to make sure the packs are big enough for health warnings to cover 65% of the front and back, with the brand name restricted to a standard size, font and colour. The EU Tobacco Products Directive has all
Press Association (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:27
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[Europe] New Extreme EU Tobacco Rules: Brussels Must be Held Accountable for Over-Regulation

From May 20, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries will have to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), a raft of draconian rules that will impact consumers and businesses across the Union without meeting its intended goals.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 19, 2017 13:32
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REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (PDF)

the challenge posed by the illicit tobacco trade remains as preoccupying today as it has been in the past. The EU and its Member States have no choice but to continue to address the threat from illicit tobacco and its changing patterns with determination
European Commission - Trade (be)
added May 17, 2017 20:53
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[Europe, Portugal] EC congratulates Lisbon on smoking debate

European commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who is in charge of the health and food safety area, congratulated the Portuguese parliament on Monday for debating more restrictive tobacco measures and said the EC was concerned with the new tobacco products.
Portugal News (pt)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Europe] Philip Morris is counting on Greece going up in smoke

Philip Morris and Papastratos have begun transforming the unit's factory in Aspropyrgos, a suburb of Athens, into a producer of tobacco sticks to be used in its state-of-the-art smoke-free systems called Iqos. The plan is to use Greece as one of the comp
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 15, 2017 20:16
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[Europe] BRILL: Winning the war on tobacco

Given that a core objective of the European Commission Tobacco Products Directive is to ensure "a high level of health protection for European citizens", the proper tax to levy on e-cigarettes should be self-evident: none.
The New Nation (bd)
added May 14, 2017 20:03
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[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43
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