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[Europe] Borg adopts Dalli's Tobacco Products Directive

Newly-appointed European Commissioner Tonio Borg forwards his predecessor’s controversial Tobacco Products Directive to the Commissioner’s College.
Malta Today (mt)
added Dec 2, 2012 23:55
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[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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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] 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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[Europe] Germany to help Poland block EU menthol cigarette ban?

The Polish government is hoping that German support will prove decisive in blocking a draft EU directive than would ban menthol and slim cigarettes. The Economy Ministry has stated that the draft directive "does not take into account the social and econ
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:39
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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] 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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[Europe] Serbia will ban smoking in public spaces

The draft law also bans slim cigarettes and cigarettes with menthol flavour and envisages new health warnings on cigarette packets.
New Europe
added Dec 31, 2015 17:17
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