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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, 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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[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
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[Europe, Spain] Gibraltar Government hits out at ‘sensationalist’ reporting of EU tobacco smuggling report

FAKE TV scenes depicting tobacco smuggling in Gibraltar have been slammed by the Gibraltar Government, following the uproar over an EU report. According to the anti-fraud office OLAF’s report, tobacco smuggling on the Rock cost the EU €700 million in tax
The Olive Press (es)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:36
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[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
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