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[Europe] Tobacco firm JTI Ireland denies delaying tactics

has denied arguments by the State that the firm is seeking to delay a decision by the European Court of Justice concerning plans to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. It is not in JTI Ireland’s commercial interest to have any delay in its chal
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:40

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16

[Europe, Hungary] Report: EC plans to investigate national tobacco concessions

Hungary could face an infringement procedure by the European Commission on suspicion of discrimination in the tobacco market, Elżbieta Bieńkowska commissioner responsible for internal markets, told Hungarian online daily today.
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jun 26, 2015 17:07

[Europe, USA] With More People Quitting Smoking, Do We Need E-Cigarettes?

results bring into question the practice of harm reduction, a public health approach for tobacco control in use since the 1970s... "The fundamental thing is that harm reduction is wrong," says Dr. Stanton Glantz..."It's not an irrational idea, but it's ju
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:37

[Europe, USA] As Smoking Declines, More Are Likely to Quit: New Study Casts Doubt on the Value of Promoting e-Cigarettes

Tobacco control policies should continue to move the population down these softening curves rather than changing policies to promote new forms of nicotine delivery, especially ones like e-cigarettes that are very appealing to children.”
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:40

[Europe, USA] As smoking declines, more are likely to quit

Smokeless tobacco and, more recently, e-cigarettes have been promoted as a harm reduction strategy for smokers who are "unable or unwilling to quit."...based on the assumption that as smoking declines overall, only those who cannot quit will remain. A new
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 25, 2015 09:35

[Europe] The smoking population in the USA and EU is softening not hardening

It has been argued...the smokers that remain include higher proportions of those who are unwilling or unable to quit...Consistent with prior research using different data and methods, these population-level results reject the hypothesis of hardening as s
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2015 09:34

[Europe] Vapour Devices Including E-Cigarettes to Reach US$50 Billion by 2030

Euromonitor today released new data on the vapour tobacco category incorporating e-cigarettes and e-liquid products nearly doubling in size from 2013 to reach US$6 billion in 2014. “The outstanding predictions for vapour’s future could easily vanish if l
Business Wire
added Jun 22, 2015 17:24
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[Europe, UK] Questor share tip: British American Tobacco a defensive share for the downturn

Questor says HOLD British American Tobacco [LON:BATS] proved why it is a defensive favourite yesterday as the shares gained more than 2pc despite a wider market selloff on fears about a looming Grexit.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:10

Unpacking commercial sector opposition to European smoke-free policy: lack of unity, ‘fear of association’ and harm reduction debates [FREE FULL TEXT]

the sector's diminished credibility and lack of unity hampered political engagement and alliance building. Industry efforts to emphasise the benefits of smokeless tobacco during smoke-free policy debates highlight the potential of harm reduction as a gate
Tobacco Control
added Jun 16, 2015 11:06
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