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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

[Europe, UK] Tobacco firms win legal right to challenge EU rules

The High Court referred the case to the EU's Court of Justice after a hearing in London on Monday. Philip Morris, BAT and Imperial Tobacco were among firms joining forces to attack the legality of the EU's Tobacco Products Directive. The new rules mean
BBC Online
added Nov 3, 2014 19:58

[New York] NY federal appeals court restores European Union racketeering lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City ruled Wednesday that the European Union and 26 of its member states were within their rights to sue in U.S. courts. The lawsuit alleges that RJR directed, managed and controlled a global money-laund
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:42

[Europe, UK] Tobacco campaigners question plain packs as EU Tobacco Products Directive is approved

The EUTPD will require pictorial health warnings to cover 65% of the front and back of all tobacco packs. Pro-smokers’ group Forest has called on the UK government to wait and assess the impact of this before bringing in plain packaging. Member states
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 3, 2014 00:08

[USA] EDITORIAL: Europe Cracks Down on Tobacco

More than 700,000 Europeans and more than 440,000 Americans die from smoking-related illnesses every year. Lawmakers in Europe have taken some important steps; United States regulators should do the same.
New York Times
added Oct 17, 2013 02:14

[Europe] Philip Morris International Addresses Misguided Attacks on Role in Tobacco Products Directive Debate

“Unfortunately, rather than a serious evaluation of the content and likely impact of the EU’s proposed Tobacco Products Directive, the discussion tends to focus on our efforts to make known our views about this proposal. “The argument that we should rem
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 9, 2013 06:42

[Czech Republic, Europe] Parliament may not pass ban on smoking in restaurants, health minister says

The European Commission (EC) may not push through its version of the anti-smoking directive to ban flavoured cigarettes and enlarge the warning against smoking consequences on cigarette packets either, MEP Zuzana Roithova (for Christian Democrats, KDU-CS
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:46

[Europe, Malawi] Tanzania: EU Tobacco Curbs Set to Hurt Developing Nations

TOBACCO exporters from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) including Malawi and Tanzania are likely to lose traditional markets after plans by the European Union (EU) to make cigarettes less attractive to new smokers. The measures are expected to impact ne
added Mar 19, 2013 01:13

[Europe] Tobacco Directive: Race against clock

Proponents of the proposal want to wrap up the work before the parliamentary elections in 2014, which would further delay revision of the directive. But the recent public hearings showed that positions vary widely in the institutions. POLAND ON FRONT LIN
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:49

The European Commission Must Protect Our Jobs: European Tobacco Growers Oppose DGSANCO Tobacco Initiatives

it seems likely that the Directorate General for Health and Consumers has planned 'out and out war' on the tobacco industry when revising the Tobacco Products Directive.
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2012 10:13
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