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[Europe] NGOs tell Barroso to remove tobacco lobbyist from ethics commission

European transparency groups Corporate European Observatory, Lobby Control, and Corporate Accountability International, have lodged a complaint with the European Commission, over the reappointment of a tobacco lobbyist to the Commission's own ethical com
Malta Today (mt)
added Jan 14, 2013 11:22

[Europe, Malta] PM discusses recently adopted tobacco directive with Borg

Dr Borg had promised that the directive would be approved by end January and despite criticism that the directive won't go through, Dr Borg said the Commission had done so six weeks ahead of schedule. The European Parliament and Council of Ministers are
Malta Independent (mt)
added Dec 24, 2012 10:50

[Europe] EU Proposes Tough New Tobacco Laws ($$)

The European Commission proposed strict new restrictions on tobacco products Wednesday, requiring 75 percent of the front and back of packaging to include picture and text health warnings and banning flavored cigarettes amid other crackdowns that would ap
added Dec 21, 2012 02:51

[Europe, Germany] EU wants schocking pictures on cigarette packets

The tobacco industry is up in arms over proposed tough EU guidelines for the sale of cigarettes to protect consumers. Among the plans are explicit pictures showing the dangers of smoking.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:39

[Europe] EU proposes tougher rules on tobacco packaging and marketing

The proposals stop short of forcing all cigarettes to be sold in plain packets carrying graphic health warnings, as required in Australia from the start of this month. But individual EU governments will be free to insist on such packaging if they choose
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Dec 17, 2012 16:04

[Europe] John Dalli hopes tobacco products directive will retain its punch

Former EU health commissioner John Dalli has called for the Tobacco Products Directive he was spearheading before his resignation, to retain its punch as his successor prepares to deliver a revised version for January 2013.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 28, 2012 18:34

[Europe] Reject Borg, German MEP says

German Liberal calls for Commission to reject Borg as candidate to succeed John Dalli.
European Voice (be)
added Nov 13, 2012 02:42

[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.
added Oct 26, 2012 16:08

[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.
added Oct 25, 2012 07:36

[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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