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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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[Europe] Austrian Families Minister wants smoking ban for under-18s

Austria has one of the highest rates of smoking among teenagers and young adults in Europe, with 52 percent of men aged 18 to 28 smoking, and 34 percent of women. Only Greeks, Bulgarians and Latvians smoke more than Austrians, according to a 2012 Euroba
The Local Austria (at)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:19
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Study: Czechs have most liberal approach to alcohol, cigarettes

according to a study carried out by the EPICENTER Institute and released on the web 20minutem Swiss server. The study has confirmed the reputation of the Czech Republic as "the harbor of freedom," mainly because it does not restrict serving of alcoholic
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:28
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European Union Approves Tough Rules on Electronic Cigarettes

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved rules that will for the first time regulate Europe’s fast-growing market for electronic cigarettes. Beginning in mid-2016, advertising for e-cigarettes is to be banned in the 28 nations of the European Union,
New York Times
added Feb 26, 2014 14:54
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[Europe, Malta] Jury still out on police reluctance to press charges against Dalli

Dalli indicated as bribe’s ‘author’ in charges against Silvio Zammit – so why did police not press charges against Dalli before change in government?
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:46
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Cigarette Bans to Hit Europe

Lawmakers at the European Parliament on Wednesday approved a ban on menthol and other flavored cigarettes as part of broad legislation that will sharply restrict how tobacco products can be sold across the 28-nation European Union.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 11, 2013 10:25
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[Eastern Europe, UK] Smugglers' secret tricks to send cigarettes into Europe: Pictures reveal Belarusian gangs fit cars with 'smoke holes' where dozens of fakes can be stashed

From scores of cigarette boxes stashed inside a spare tyre, to packets piled high behind a rear bumper, they show the array of hidden compartments created in eastern European smugglers' cars. It is thought that some garages in Belarus - where the pictur
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:37
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[Europe, India] WHO chief accuses tobacco giant of 'sabotaging' EU health bill

The World Health Organisation chief on Wednesday accused tobacco giant Philip Morris of seeking to "sabotage" a proposed EU measure to clamp down on tobacco industry marketing aimed at women and youngsters. The planned Tobacco Products Directive, or TPD,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2013 14:05
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Tobacco Products Directive - European Parliament's Committee takes sides with people, not with tobacco industry

People living in Europe need law-makers capable to withstand narrow interest groups and stand up to protect the health of their constituents. The ENVI Committee has demonstrated it understands this by showing real commitment to tackle the single largest
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:32
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[Bulgaria, Europe] EU To Give Money For Tobacco

As the Committee on Agriculture of the EU adopted a proposal for the removal of tobacco from the ban list for subsidized crops, 2014 Bulgarian tobacco will receive EU co-payments from 2014, the minister explained.
Standart News (bg)
added Jan 26, 2013 05:54
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