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[Europe] OPINION OF ADVOCATE GENERAL KOKOTT: Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

1. In April 2014, following tough negotiations and an extremely animated legislative procedure, the Union legislature adopted, in Directive 2014/40/EU, (2) revised rules concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related produ
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 27, 2015 00:16
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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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[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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