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[Europe] Germany to help Poland block EU menthol cigarette ban?

The Polish government is hoping that German support will prove decisive in blocking a draft EU directive than would ban menthol and slim cigarettes. The Economy Ministry has stated that the draft directive "does not take into account the social and econ
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:39
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[Europe, UK] LYONS: The new EU directive: quit smoking or die

In December 2012, the EU's executive, the European Commission, announced its proposals to revise the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), originally passed in 2001, to take account of 'significant scientific, market and international developments' that have
spiked (uk)
added May 9, 2013 17:22
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[Europe] Philip Morris' Cigarette Volumes Slump Worsened By New Philippines Tax

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) reported its first quarter earning results on April 18. As expected, the company witnessed a sharp decline in cigarette volumes primarily due to an abrupt hike in indirect taxes in Philippines and continuing weakness
Trefis
added Apr 20, 2013 12:40
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[Europe, Lithuania, Russia] Fuelling the fires of the illicit trade in tobacco

Last week, Alison Cooper, the chief executive at John Player Special and Rizla manufacturer Imperial Tobacco, said there were "increasing levels of illicit trade" in Europe, which was hurting the FTSE 100 group's sales. Big tobacco is highlighting the i
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:05
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[Europe] PANICHI: Stubbed out: why Australia is alone on cigarette plain packs

The push for the European Union to emulate Australia on packaging laws, however, has stalled. And here's why.
Crikey (au)
added Feb 2, 2013 16:53
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[Europe] Cigarette packs to have bigger health warnings

We spoke to Frederic Vincent, an EU health spokesman and asked him weren't the warnings already on packets enough? We want to go further. We’re aiming at 75% of the pack by 2015-2016.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:42
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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, Hungary] EU investigates the entire Hungarian tobacco retail business - paper

The Commission is no longer interested merely in how the National Tobacco Supplier operates, but how the entire cigarette trading system works, including the scandals related to the national tobacco shops, Hungarian business daily Világgazdaság has learne
Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:18
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[Europe] Robo-Vaping Is the Sad Future of Smoking

rejected a proposal to heavily regulate "E-cigarettes." This development further cements the vast gulf between the cool, dangerous, retro smoking choices of the past, and today's ridiculous techno-vaping nerd trend.
Gawker
added Oct 8, 2013 17:31
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[Europe, UK] 10-packs, slims, menthols to be banned in EU tobacco industry shakeup

A crucial vote in Europe this month is expected to herald the biggest shakeup in the history of the tobacco market, with 10-packs, menthols, slims, and the most popular sizes of roll-your-own all on the chopping block. ... would have sweeping consequence
The Grocer (uk)
added Jul 6, 2013 18:56
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