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Vse.md: Bulgaria, Moldova among most actively smoking countries in Europe

Moldova and Bulgaria do not seem to be too eager to quit it, Vse.md writes. Moldova is one of the most actively smoking countries in Europe. This is the conclusion drawn by Czech scientist Jakub Marian in a study on the tobacco use on the continent.
Focus English News (bg)
added May 12, 2016 15:55
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[Europe] Analyst says BAT takeover of Reynolds is likely; timing cloudy

A leading tobacco industry analyst said it is "very possible" that British American Tobacco Ltd. will either acquire majority ownership of Reynolds American Inc. or take over the company entirely. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog did not indi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 22:01
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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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[Europe, USA] R.J. Reynolds Case Won't Face En Banc Review

A divided 2nd Circuit declined a request for an en banc hearing on claims that cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds is allegedly running an international drug- and cigarette-smuggling ring.
Courthouse News
added Jul 7, 2015 16:49
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Latvia is still in first place in Europe in the proportion of contraband cigarettes smoked in 2014

28.9% of them were contraband cigarettes, which is the lowest level in the past five year, according to a study carried out by AC Nielsen... 66.8% of the contraband cigarettes smuggled into the country come from Belarus, while 29.8% from Russia.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 19:09
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[Europe] Poland to appeal ban on flavored cigarettes

Polish officials will try to block the ban on menthol cigarettes ... Poland is currently working on the appeal to be filed with the EU’s Court of Justice. “Polish government wants to demonstrate that the Tobacco Directive is based on unsound legal ground
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added May 15, 2014 13:09
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[Europe, UK] EU reaches breakthrough deal on tighter tobacco rules ($$)

EU lawmakers approved a deal on Wednesday on stricter tobacco rules that require bigger health warning on cigarette packets and cap the amount of nicotine in so-called e-cigarettes .
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 18, 2013 17:07
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, Spain] EADE: Cigarettes can damage our health

Gibraltar faces being put into the same pen as Eastern European countries or non EU States that turn a blind eye to cigarette smuggling. I have been reporting on cigarette smuggling since the early 1990s and the black launch days in Gibraltar's harbours.
PANORAMA (gi)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:22
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[Europe] Tobacco industry-commissioned report: large decline in EU consumption, almost no change in illegal trade

Philip Morris’s press release is a misrepresentation of the findings of the KPMG report. In reality, the report revealed that tobacco tax hikes in the EU countries effectively reduced tobacco consumption and had no consistent impact on increasing the ill
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 4, 2013 00:09
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[Europe, Sweden] ROSS: The EU's New Tobacco Directive: Protecting Cigarette Markets, Killing Smokers

the net effect will be, paradoxically but inevitably, damaging to Europeans’ health. The Directive proposes to continue (indeed strengthen) the prior ban on Swedish smokeless tobacco, known as snus. Worse, restrictions and regulations dealing with the rel
Forbes
added Jan 10, 2013 10:22
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