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[Europe, Malta] Sneaky smokers hide the habit from their parents

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
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 28, 2012 12:29
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[Malta] Smoking kills 650,000 Europeans a year but help is easily accessible

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.
Malta Independent (mt)
added May 22, 2012 09:54
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[Europe, Portugal] New law bans smoking in closed public spaces, nicotine in e-cigarettes

Portugal's government has approved amendments to the law on tobacco that foresee the prohibition of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and of smoking in all closed public spaces, according to a statement released after the weekly cabinet meeting. T
Portugal News (pt)
added Apr 28, 2015 08:28
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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[Europe, France, Germany, UK] BAT Smokes Out E-Cigarette Rivals

British American Tobacco (BAT) is preparing to launch its biggest assault to date on the electronic cigarette market as it attempts to bolster sales of tobacco substitute products. Sky News understands that the world's second-biggest tobacco company by
Sky News (uk)
added May 24, 2013 18:28
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[Europe] Croatian cigarettes may cause trouble for Serbia's EU entry

If Serbia does not approve cigarette imports from Croatia under lower tariffs by the year's end, this request will be included in the framework for membership negotiations, which is being drafted, Tanjug learnt from a source in the European Union.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Oct 14, 2013 06:57
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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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[Europe] Estonian officials are fighting against EU tobacco regulations

The Estonian Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications are critical towards the draft European Parliament and Council Directive on tobacco products, saying that the EU Tobacco Directive violates entrepreneurial rights and
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 14, 2013 21:26
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine] Region: Zeroing in on border smuggling

This illegal trade is driven by the enormous price differentials for cigarettes in the EU and its Eastern Neighborhood - a pack of smokes can cost less than 1 euro in Ukraine, 5 euros in Germany and £7.50 in the United Kingdom.
Prague Post (cz)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:45
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

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!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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