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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

[Europe, USA] Corrections: December 7, 2014

misstated the comparative risk of contracting lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers who use the product. The risk is 15 to 30 times greater, not 15 to 30 percent greater. The article also misstated the rates of smoking in the European Union and United S
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04

[Europe, UK] Tobacco giants win right to fight EU packaging rules in court

Philip Morris, British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial Tobacco) formed a coalition to oppose the new EU packaging rules, and the UK’s High Court has referred the case to the EU’s Court of Justice.
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 6, 2014 10:34

[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36

[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11

[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] Japan Tobacco May Close European Plants With 1,100 Jobs Affected

JTI’s plants in Lisnafillan, Northern Ireland and Wervik, Belgium will shut under the plan, with production moving to other sites, potentially in Poland and Romania, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement today. Some production in Germany will also
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 7, 2014 17:11

[Europe, UK] Electronic cigarette company wins latest stage of battle against EU regulations

Blackburn-based Totally Wicked has been granted the right to challenge the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which is due to come into force in 2016. The directive would see e-cigarettes classed as "tobacco-related products" even though they do not c
BBC Online
added Oct 6, 2014 13:06

[Europe] Study identifies EU shift on tobacco control after massive lobbying

shift coincided with the tobacco industry employing over 170 full-time lobbyists ... EU's Tobacco Products Directive has been fraught with allegations of illicit lobbying efforts after health and consumer affairs commissioner John Dalli was forced to resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:41

[Europe] E-Cigarettes Are the Future? Not So Fast, Says BAT’s Boss

“It’s not a category that’s taking the whole tobacco industry by storm,” Nicandro Durante, chief executive of British American Tobacco BATS.LN -1.12% PLC, said Wednesday. “The products, at the moment, aren’t delivering what people expect.” Mr. Durante s
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Aug 1, 2014 15:00

[New York] 22nd Century signs deal with European cigarette manufacturer

22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII) makes low-nicotine cigarettes for the commercial market and for government sources for smoking cessation. The company’s Goodrich Tobacco Company LLC subsidiary signed a letter of intent with Orion, a cigarette man
Business First Of Buffalo
added Jun 2, 2014 14:55
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