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[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

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
added Oct 18, 2012 08:47

[Europe, Malta, Sweden] Exclusive: John Dalli interview on OLAF, resignation, tobacco directive [VIDEO]

John Dalli came to New Europe's Brussels HQ on the morning of October 17, and was interviewed by Alexandros Koronakis and Cillian Donnelly on the OLAF investigation, his resignation, and the tobacco directive.
New Europe
added Oct 18, 2012 03:05

[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

[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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