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Smoking causes 270000 cancers yearly in Europe: study

"These results tell us that (the) contribution of tobacco smoking to cancer is substantial, and that, in spite of substantial efforts put forward to reduce smoking in European countries, the overwhelming importance of cigarette smoking on cancer risk is
Reuters
added Nov 28, 2012 18:35
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[Europe, Sweden] World’s third-largest tobacco producer quits cigarettes

As cigarettes face increasing regulation and a diminished customer base, under Lars Dahlgren’s leadership Swedish Match is looking ahead to a smoke-free tobacco industry
European CEO (uk)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:53
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[Europe] Germany to prohibit menthol, many other e-liquid flavours

Germany is to ban menthol e-liquid as well as many other flavours when it transposes the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). A lengthy, although still only provisional, list of restricted ingredients includes additives that facilitate the inhalation o
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:30
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Products Directive

The purpose of this consultation is to seek the views of interested people, businesses and organisations, with a focus on gaining additional information relevant to the transposition of the revised TPD2. While the Government has yet to make any final de
GOV.UK
added Jul 6, 2015 09:11
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[Europe, Hungary] EU anti-smoking effort: Are bigger labels enough?

Attempts to make smoking less appealing have delivered partial success. The current EU directive came into effect 12 years ago yet smoking is still the leading preventable cause of death with 700,000 casualties per year. Statistics show a 12% drop betwee
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:01
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[Europe, Gibraltar, Spain] Watson probes EU over frontier restrictions on tobacco

Gibraltar's Liberal Democrat MEP, Sir Graham Watson, has tabled fresh questions in the European Parliament about tobacco restrictions and delays at the border. He wants to know whether the European Commission believes that new Spanish restrictions on to
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 2, 2013 18:00
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[Europe] Tobacco - Revision of the Tobacco Products Directive

The revision addresses the following main issues: * how to regulate products which do not contain tobacco, but which are closely linked to smoking or tobacco consumption, for example electronic- and herbal cigarettes, * labelling and packaging of tobac
European Commission on Health & Consumer Protection (be)
added Dec 20, 2012 11:41
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[Europe] The Fears of Tobacconists are Justified: Media Leaks Confirm the EU's Willingness to Destroy the Sector

As reported by media, the regulation on tobacco products that the European Commission is intending to adopt confirms the fears of the European retailers in the aftermath of their mobilization of September 6th.
PR Newswire
added Sep 11, 2012 18:37
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[Cyprus, Europe] Cypriots still heaviest smokers in EU

CYPRIOTS are the heaviest smokers in the EU puffing 20.5 cigarettes daily, according to a survey conducted as part of the European Commission’s campaign ‘Ex-smokers are unstoppable.’ According to the survey – conducted by iCoach, a digital health platfor
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Aug 4, 2012 14:03
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