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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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[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] 22nd Century narrows loss as cigarette sales ramp up

The company’s sales rose to $2.9 million during the quarter, compared with just $16,000 a year ago, as 22nd Century began production earlier this year on its own cigarette brands and sales of its Magic nicotine-free cigarettes in Europe.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 6, 2015 01:25
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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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