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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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[Europe, Thailand] Tobacco industry challenges Thai government

Thai Public Health Ministry is embroiled in a court battle with international tobacco companies as it seeks to impose larger graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:00
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[Europe] No EU objections to Hungary's tobacco retail bill

Neither the European Commission (EC) nor any EU state filed an objection against the Hungarian tobacco trading bill by Friday’s deadline. . . . The bill would make tobacco trading a state monopoly in Hungary, stipulating one tobacco retail kiosk for ever
realdeal.hu
added Aug 22, 2012 14:56
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[Europe] Hungary poised to make tobacco sales state monopoly

Hungarian parliament could likely take a final vote on a bill that would establish a state monopoly on retail tobacco sales after the summer recess as the European Commission has raised no objection
realdeal.hu
added Jun 14, 2012 12:24
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[Europe] UPDATE 1-British American to test tobacco/e-cigarette hybrid (Adds quotes, background)

The product, called iFuse, will use elements of the company's Kent brand, and be sold in a market where Kent cigarettes are popular. Executives declined to say precisely which market that will be. The test is the latest in a line of cigarette alternativ
Reuters
added Nov 18, 2015 16:47
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Row smouldering in Brussels over e-cigarettes

In spite of such health concerns the evidence seems to be that e-cigarettes and snus are much less dangerous than smoking tobacco. But if Britain adopts the EU approach of banning both alternatives, it seems as if it will, ironically, be contributing to
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 4, 2014 11:14
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[Europe] Moldova officials behind counterfeit cigarette smuggling to EU

Tiraspol Times & Weekly Review (md)
added May 2, 2008 00:00
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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, Illinois] Even More Lawsuits Hit Big Tobacco

Now, yet more suits face the industry. The two newest cases facing the tobacco industry are not actually new, they are reinvestigations into previous events... both Altria and Reynolds are set to benefit from the expiration of the FETRA settlement
Motley Fool
added May 19, 2014 12:18
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