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[Europe] 56.6 Billion Illegal Cigarettes Consumed in the EU in 2014, Worth More Than €11bn in Lost Tax Revenue

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International confirms sustained rates of illegal tobacco trade across the EU
Business Wire
added May 28, 2015 07:22
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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
Newsweek
added May 27, 2015 17:35
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[Europe, USA, Massachusetts] The E-Cig Quandary

or the best chance to get smokers to quit? Without the research needed to answer that question conclusively, public health officials and regulators are in a fix....STEEPEST RISE IN E-CIG USE IS AMONG INDIVIDUALS WITH THE LEAST INCOME AND EDUCATION.
Harvard School of Public Health
added May 25, 2015 15:44
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Files Suit Against Standardized Packaging Regulations in the UK

“We respect the government’s authority to regulate in the public interest, but wiping out trademarks simply goes too far...Countries around the world have shown that effective tobacco control can co-exist with respect for consumer freedoms and private p
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 23, 2015 13:36
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco giants sue Britain over plain packaging law ($$)

Their lawyers argue that the move, to take effect next year, robs them of their trademarks and amounts to a “deprivation of property” and breach of UK, EU and international laws. Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International have also threatened legal
Times Of London (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:50
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Giants Sue Britain Over Rules on Plain Packaging

Britain would be the first of the European Union’s 28 countries to impose the regulation, which formed part of a broad new set of tobacco rules, also governing electronic cigarettes, that the union approved last year but has left up to member states to e
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 17:36
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[Europe] Tobacco companies file lawsuits against UK Government over plain packaging laws

Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) both argue the measures deprive them of property in the form of trademarks, and are seeking compensation that could extend to billions of pounds if they succeed. In legal objections fi
The Independent (uk)
added May 22, 2015 17:30
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[Europe] Cigarette groups begin legal action over UK branding ban

Two of the world’s largest tobacco companies have launched legal action against the UK...what is likely to be years of legal wrangling in the UK and European courts over the measure, which they say infringes property and trademark rights.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:52
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty

campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco supplier resists State's EU court bid

A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge to plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products here.
Irish Times (ie)
added May 19, 2015 08:42
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