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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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[Europe] Greens question reason for postponement of tobacco vote - maltatoday.com.mt

Greens says irony that Commissioner Tonio Borg promised Tobacco Directive would go through before the end of this European Parliament in April 2014, when EPP colleagues are at forefront of derailment.
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:28
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[Europe, UK] Imperial and JTI slam EU tobacco directive proposals

The UK’s two biggest tobacco manufacturers have thrown their weight behind the campaign to stop the EU Tobacco Products Directive coming into force. Imperial Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are calling on retailers and consumers to write to ME
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:20
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[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes and the rise of the vapers: Can there really be smoke without fire?

With worldwide domination on the cards then, isn’t it about time we found out about any long-term effects? ‘Nothing in life is risk-free,’ said Robert West, professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at University College London. ‘I
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2013 11:59
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco tax smokescreen evaporates

Using tax changes as a smokescreen for price rises has allowed tobacco companies to maintain their earnings as cigarette consumption in the UK and Europe has continued to fall. One tobacco analyst, who asked not to be named, described the relationship b
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 15:55
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[Europe] John Dalli: The Tobacco Products Directive is dead [VIDEO INTERVIEW]

The John Dalli affair has had one significant casualty for the European consumer; the Tobacco Products Directive. Dalli came to New Europe's Brussels HQ on the morning of October 19 for a followup interview by Alexandros Koronakis, challenging the findin
New Europe
added Oct 19, 2012 09:10
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[Europe, USA, New York] Circuit Declines En Banc Review of RJR Nabisco Ruling

Second Circuit judges who argued against allowing the European Community to pursue civil racketeering claims against RJR Nabisco for an alleged global money laundering conspiracy have lost their bid to have the full court decide the issue. A majority of t
New York Law Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 11:00
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[Europe] EVIDENCE BRIEF: Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation (PDF)

Studies have revealed that plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of the product, particularly to women and young people. ... increase awareness about the risks related to tobacco consumption, encouraging more people to quit and fewer to start. In
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:54
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