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Intense tobacco lobbying in Brussels may have derailed a key vote among Euro-deputies to restrict the sale and distribution of the product. Deputies were set to vote on a tobacco products directive this week in a wider effort to reduce the number of toba
Sep 9, 2013 EUobserver.com
added Sep 9, 2013 06:39
Illicit cigarettes last year accounted for 18.7% of Lithuania's total tobacco product market, down by 9.6 percentage points year-on-year. If these cigarettes had been purchased legally, the government would have raised around 66 million euros in addition
Jun 17, 2016 The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:31
Croatia will raise excise taxes on tobacco products after it joins the European Union in July, Finance Minister Slavko Linic said.
Nov 2, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 2, 2012 13:44
Addressing children during an activity to mark the smoking ban in playgrounds, the European Commissioner for Health, John Dalli, said smoking kills 650,000 people a year in Europe.
May 22, 2012 Malta Independent (mt)
added May 22, 2012 09:54
not all changes brought by EU membership are necessarily positive for the Polish economy. The last year has witnessed a significant campaign in the Polish media criticizing the new Tobacco Directive. Its introduction threatens the strong tobacco industry
Sep 8, 2014 EurActiv
added Sep 14, 2014 11:44
Dalli indicated as bribe’s ‘author’ in charges against Silvio Zammit – so why did police not press charges against Dalli before change in government?
Oct 1, 2013 Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:46
Charles Saliba, general manager, British American Tobacco Ltd, on the court’s decision and if this would lead to similar tough measures implemented by the EU. Dr Ray Busuttil and Anne Buttigieg also share their views.
Aug 27, 2012 Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 30, 2012 10:02
a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
Sep 5, 2015 The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
The Czech Republic comes across as the last obdurate defender of the freedom to inhale nicotine – and, true to its specific concept of liberalism, is trying to muster all its might to torpedo every EU effort.
Aug 14, 2013 Presseurop.eu (fr)
added Aug 19, 2013 19:27
Most smokers who hide their habit make it a point not to tell their parents, grandparents and children . . . This emerged from a study carried out as part of the EU-wide Ex-smokers Are Unstoppable campaign that focuses on encouraging Europeans to stop s
Jul 28, 2012 Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 28, 2012 12:29