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[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
All-Africa.com
added Mar 19, 2013 01:13
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[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
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Additives add to the health hazards of cigarettes - Sixteen European countries jointly warn about this

tobacco additives have a substantial impact on public health by making health-hazardous products more attractive. Smoking is a major cause in the development of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and respiratory diseases. In Europe, nearly 700,000 people di
HealthCanal.com
added Sep 14, 2012 08:06
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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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[France] Teen smoking rate worse in Europe

THE NUMBER of teenagers in France who smoke is significantly higher than in most other European countries, a new study shows. It was found that 38% of French teens (aged 15 or 16) said they had smoked at least one cigarette in the past month, up from 30
The Connexion (fr)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:31
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[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43
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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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