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[Europe, UK] 10-packs, slims, menthols to be banned in EU tobacco industry shakeup

A crucial vote in Europe this month is expected to herald the biggest shakeup in the history of the tobacco market, with 10-packs, menthols, slims, and the most popular sizes of roll-your-own all on the chopping block. ... would have sweeping consequence
The Grocer (uk)
added Jul 6, 2013 18:56
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[Europe, Malta] No case against Dalli ‘doesn't change’ Commission’s position

European Commission reiterates John Dalli’s position as Commissioner was no longer ‘tenable’.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 10, 2013 23:46
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Ireland, UK] Smokers turning more to illicit tobacco ($$)

The number of cigarettes smoked in the UK that have not had duty paid on them leapt nearly two-thirds in 2012, according to a report by KPMG on behalf of Philip Morris International, the tobacco company.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2013 18:09
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[Europe, Italy] HYLTON: Tobacco That's So Brooklyn but Made in Belgium

I come from a large family in which smoking of the sort I do, for flavor, is both common and cheerfully tolerated. At a typical family gathering, it is not uncommon for my father, uncle, cousin or brother-in-law to produce some newly acquired blend for e
New York Times
added Apr 12, 2013 13:44
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[Europe, Ireland] Shop owners angry at EU tobacco plans

Shop owners in Ireland are alarmed at proposals by the EU to ban the sale of roll-your-own tobacco in small packages, which they say will boost smuggling and be unfair to less well off smokers.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 26, 2013 11:17
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[Europe] EU sanctions target Syrian central bank, tobacco

The General Organization of Tobacco no longer has access to any assets in the EU either. The government-owned agency generates funds for the regime through the licensing and taxing of foreign tobacco brands
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added May 15, 2012 09:50
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[Europe, UK] Is Imperial Brands plc in play after British American Tobacco plc’s bid for Reynolds?

as one of the smallest players in the tobacco space, Imperial Brands appears ripe for the picking by a larger peer. Indeed, the company is less than half the size of London-listed peer British American Tobacco and compared to cigarette behemoth Philip Mo
Motley Fool UK
added Oct 26, 2016 13:29
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[Europe, Sweden] EU Commission sues Denmark for not outlawing snus sales

despite a European Union sales ban on the moist oral snuff. Sweden, a snus producer, is currently the only country in the 28-member bloc permitted to sell the powder tobacco, a privilege granted when it joined the club in the 1990s. The Commission, the
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2014 15:07
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[Europe] EDITORIAL: Regulating Electronic Cigarettes

might be useful to some people who are addicted to nicotine and want an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But regulators still have a duty to make sure that these devices are not causing harm, especially to children.
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2014 22:06
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[Europe, UK] Up in a puff of smoke? EU plan threatens e-cigarettes

Anti-smoking campaigners have reacted with dismay at the prospect of electronic cigarettes, the devices that help smokers avoid the lethal effects of tobacco, being banned under a proposed change to European Union law. A review of the EU Tobacco Product
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:44
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