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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
added Jul 6, 2015 09:11

[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

[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

[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

[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
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