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[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

[Europe] WHO members adopt Ashgabat declaration on tobacco control

The member states in the WHO European Region, encouraged by the benefits of reduced tobacco consumption, have pledged to accelerate their efforts to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
AzerNews (az)
added Dec 5, 2013 11:04

[Europe] Statement from Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) President Phil Daman

We applaud the European Parliament's landmark decision that nicotine vaporizing devices, like electronic cigarettes, should not be regulated as medicinal products. Such regulation would misclassify the products, subjecting them to regulations intended for
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2013 15:34

[Europe, Ireland] Enda's letter saves EU law from going up in smoke

involved in a furious round of last-minute lobbying across the EU to push through tough anti-smoking laws, the Sunday Independent has learnt. The diplomatic offensive helped secure the decision by the European Parliament to approve measures that will mea
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:32

[Europe] DALLI: Former EU health commissioner says tobacco vote is 'big victory' for industry

I believe that it was my pressure, just after my removal, with the support of some MEPs in the European parliament that pushed the commission to put the directive back on the rails of discussion. In this important case, the European institutions are sho
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Oct 13, 2013 13:03

[Europe] RPT-Fitch: EU E-cigarette plan may boost investment by big tobacco

The European Parliament's rejection of a proposal to regulate e-cigarettes as medicine may spur major tobacco companies to accelerate the roll-out or increase investment in their own products, Fitch Ratings says.
added Oct 12, 2013 20:30

[Europe, Malta] ‘Not my fault if MEPs don’t pass tobacco directive’ – Borg

health and consumer policy commissioner Tonio Borg, who launched the proposed law in December 2012 after the resignation of John Dalli, says it's impossible for him to guarantee that the law will be passed as proposed. Borg, in Malta today for the launch
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 19, 2013 13:25
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