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[Europe] Philip Morris is counting on Greece going up in smoke

Philip Morris and Papastratos have begun transforming the unit's factory in Aspropyrgos, a suburb of Athens, into a producer of tobacco sticks to be used in its state-of-the-art smoke-free systems called Iqos. The plan is to use Greece as one of the comp
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 15, 2017 20:16
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Update on the challenge to the ban on snus – next step, the European Court of Justice

NNA has succeeded in its request to join the challenge against the ban on snus in the UK and the EU. The High Court agreed on 26th January that the challenge can be referred to the European Court of Justice. There were two issues before the court. Swe
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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[Europe] Tobacco firms Philip Morris, British American Tobacco launch case against EU Tobacco Products Directive

Major tobacco firms have launched a legal challenge against a European directive that could increase the price of the cheapest packs of cigarettes by 70p. Philip Morris International is leading the challenge in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) agains
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:15
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco firm successful in plain packaging case

In the Commercial Court today, Mr Justice Brian Cregan rejected the State's application saying there was already a reference to the CJEU in being from the courts of England and Wales on the same issue of validity of the directive. He said it was "neithe
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:11
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[Ireland, Norway, UK] As Europe adopts Australia's plain packaging reforms, big tobacco fights back

"I haven't seen the industry as ferocious about anything in more than 40 years," says Prof Daube. "They clearly do see it as a massive threat, especially now that so many dominos are falling."... Also this week, billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomb
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54
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[Europe, UK] Ireland bans branded tobacco packs

The UK is set to follow the Irish example with laws to be passed before the end of the month. Anti-smoking campaigners and Government say the ban will remove one of the last remaining and most powerful marketing tools of big tobacco firms, but it is fa
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 10:36
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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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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech finmin submits new tobacco tax legislation due to weaker crown

Czech Finance Ministry has submitted new legislation for excise taxes on tobacco products to reflect a weaker crown currency in order to stay in line with EU directives, it said on Monday.
Reuters
added Mar 10, 2014 13:53
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco giants fear 'sleepwalking' into tougher curbs on cigarettes

Paul Williams, head of corporate affairs at JTI UK, has warned that Britain risks "sleepwalking" into a situation where Europe will impose legislation "even more severe" than the Government's plans for plain packaging, which were abandoned last month.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 26, 2013 16:50
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[Europe] Industry furious as MEPs vote for stronger EU tobacco control

The Parliament's Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted Wednesday (10 July) in favour of new rules on cigarettes packaging and a ban on slim cigarettes, raising a chorus of complaints from the tobacco industry.
EurActiv
added Jul 11, 2013 07:30
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