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[Europe] STOTESBURY: Smokeless tobacco: EU dogma or dialogue?

The emergence of smokeless tobacco in Sweden and now Norway should make the European Commission think twice about its decision to impose a ban, writes Steve Stotesbury.
EurActiv
added Oct 26, 2012 16:08
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[Europe] MEPs look for smoking gun after Dalli resignation

Lawmakers in the European Parliament called yesterday (23 October) for the tobacco directive update to be published before the end of this year, amid requests for clarity surrounding the resignation of John Dalli as EU health commissioner last week.
EurActiv
added Oct 25, 2012 07:36
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[Europe, Sweden, UK] What's all the snus about? Swedish MEP dealing snuff in Brussels

As part of his campaign to make the sale of snus legalised, the fresh-faced Swedish MEP stocks up on a supply of the moist, brown powder every time he flies home to bring back with him to the Belgian capital. Once he's landed, word quickly spreads among
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:10
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Australia And Europe Will Weigh On Philip Morris' Earnings

We believe the company will face a similar volume decline in Europe again this quarter with the cigarette market size in the region expected to continue its declining trend. We also expect weaker growth in Asia relative to the previous quarter, primarily
Trefis
added Oct 18, 2012 08:47
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU freezes tobacco law after lobbying scandal

The European Commission has frozen work on its new anti-tobacco law, despite warnings it is falling into a tobacco industry trap. Spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde-Hansen said on Wednesday (17 October) that internal talks on the law - "inter-service consultatio
EUobserver.com
added Oct 18, 2012 03:56
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU health commissioner resigns in 'snus' fraud probe

The European Commission said the health and consumer policy commissioner from Malta left "with immediate effect" after informing Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso "of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office, int
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:37
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[Europe] Reaction to misleading tobacco industry statement - public health NGOs letter to the editor

Following a disingenuous and deceitful press release issued last Sept. 5th by the European Confederation of Tobacco Retailers, a coalition of public health NGOs, of which EPHA is an active member, has sent today a reactive letter to the editor to the mai
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Sep 12, 2012 09:24
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[Europe, Ireland] Power of branding in cigarettes is illustrated

Some 12 per cent of Irish smokers mistakenly believed that brand name terms such as ‘silver’ or ‘blue’ indicated that a cigarette was less harmful, the results of an EU-wide survey, illustrating the power of marketing by cigarette manufacturers, has show
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Sep 5, 2012 16:48
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[Spain] EuroVegas smoking law leniency 'worries' European Commission

SPECULATION that smoking laws may be relaxed to allow customers to light up in the planned EuroVegas complex in order to maximise trade have caused 'concern' within the European Union.
ThinkSpain.com (es)
added Aug 14, 2012 20:58
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[Europe, Spain] Alliance One Loses Appeal Over Spanish Tobacco Cartel Fines

Alliance One International Inc. (AOI) (AOI) lost a challenge at the European Union’s top court over antitrust fines levied almost eight years ago for fixing the prices paid to Spanish tobacco growers.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 20, 2012 03:45
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