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[Europe, UK] Tobacco regulation sends £150m up in smoke at BAT

Impending tobacco regulation across the European Union will cost British American Tobacco more than £150 million, the company has revealed. MEPs recently agreed to tighten laws governing cigarettes for the first time in a more than a decade, forcing BAT t
Times Of London (uk)
added May 6, 2014 10:35

Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation Closes VIP® Acquisition Expanding European Platform for Growth

Broadens Victory’s brand and product portfolio and enables cross border transfer of industry leading innovation Further strengthens Victory’s position as world’s largest independent electronic cigarette company Delay in initial closing caused by banking
Business Wire
added Apr 22, 2014 14:32

[Europe, USA] JARMAN: Public health and the Transatlantic trade and investment partnership

Public health advocates should be wary of TTIP... To call TTIP a ‘trade deal’ is to ignore some of its most important features with big consequences for health: regulatory convergence, measures allowing foreign investors to sue governments and strong int
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:17

[Europe, UK] Tobacco Firms Track Down Smugglers

Workers at British American Tobacco PLC's sprawling campus, 75 miles southwest of London, analyze hundreds of thousands of seized cigarettes each year, attempting to keep up with counterfeiters' increasingly...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 29, 2014 11:41

Philip Morris International Comments on the Tobacco Products Directive Adoption by the Council of the European Union

“Instead of further harmonizing the internal market, a stated objective of the Directive, measures in the TPD will do little to improve public health and will make the EU less competitive, pushing even more consumers to the unregulated black market in to
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 17, 2014 23:14

[Europe, Malta] John Dalli denies speaking about money with Silvio Zammit

Mr Dalli was testifying in court in the compilation of evidence against Mr Zammit, who is accused of trading in influence for changes to the EU's tobacco directive, when Mr Dalli was EU Health Commissioner.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:03

[Europe] Tobacco Directive: Parliament approves plans to deter young peop

Draft legislation updating the EU Tobacco Directive to make tobacco products less attractive to young people was endorsed by MEPs on Wednesday. This legislation, already informally agreed with EU health ministers, would require all packs to carry picture
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Feb 26, 2014 14:30

[Europe] MEPs approve revised Tobacco Directive

MEPs have endorsed draft legislation updating the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive, two months after they reached an agreement with EU member states on a compromise text on the proposed legislation. The revised directive had been adopted by the European
Malta Independent (mt)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:07

[Europe, Malta] ASCIAK: The battle against smoking

Much still needs be done – in both Malta and in the EU. But it is good to know that the European institutions are aware of this and are working hand-in-hand with national governments in order to deal with the issue. If all the health problems from smoking
Malta Independent (mt)
added Dec 22, 2013 12:44

[Europe, France] French Courts Hand E-cigarettes to Big Tobacco, Is the US Next?

Erik Bloomquist, the Barenberg senior global tobacco analyst urged everyone to watch how the EU would react, particularly when the new revisions of the Tobacco Products Directive are released in 2014. “This could lead to greater regulation of the e-cigar
added Dec 12, 2013 01:31
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