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[Europe] UK alcohol and tobacco prices among highest in EU

EU survey shows Denmark and Norway most expensive, with Macedonia cheapest – but Britain places well above average
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:49

[Europe, UK] MEP stands up for e-cig users

Rochdale Lib Dem MEP Chris Davies is standing up for e-cigarette users by fighting plans hatched in the EU and Westminster that would sweep them from the shelves. Davies is fighting proposals from Brussels that would reduce the availability of e-cigare
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 07:23

[Europe, USA] Ahead Of Trade Talks, Sens. Rip EU Tobacco Rule Changes

“We have serious concerns about the TPD and its impact on transatlantic trade relations,” McConnell said in a May 7 letter to EU ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida. “The TPD calls into question the EU's ability to deliver on regulatory commitments to the
added Jun 8, 2013 17:02

[Europe, Germany] German Austerity Not Deterring Smokers: CEO

Alison Cooper, CEO of Imperial Tobacco, said cigarette and tobacco sales in Germany were "excellent," despite European Union weakness, which hit the British multinational's half-year profits.
added Apr 30, 2013 14:39

[Europe] The New Tobacco Products Directive – Potential Economic Impact (PDF)

The planned policy measures should help achieve predefined health goals without harming tax revenue and the economy – for example by weakening intellectual property rights of tobacco manufacturers – at least not more than necessary. Below are some key e
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH (de)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:23

[Europe, UK] Lawmaker proposes full EU ban on cigarette branding

"The idea is to take the advertising off the packages," Linda McAvan, the British Labour politician leading talks on the tobacco proposals in the European Parliament, told Reuters in a telephone interview. "It is aimed at stopping a new generation of sm
added Apr 19, 2013 13:13

[Europe] Research and Markets: Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products 2012: Will the New Protocol Prove Effective?

Euromonitor International's Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products 2012: Will the New Protocol Prove Effective? global briefing offers an insight into to the size and shape of the Tobacco market, highlighting major industry trends and categories as well as th
Business Wire
added Apr 10, 2013 13:41

WHO finds persistent health inequality in Europe

* Wide disparities show in European Health Report 2012 * Overall health improves and life expectancy grows ... * Smoking and alcohol major risk factors for illness
added Mar 13, 2013 15:35

[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco firms 'must accept damage'

EU tobacco-producing countries must accept damage to their industry in the drive to stop people smoking, Minister for Health James Reilly has said. Ireland had prioritised a plan to ban flavoured tobacco and stylish cigarette packaging
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 6, 2013 07:07

[Europe] Protection from second hand smoke improved, but still too high

A report by the European Commission confirms that the exposure to second hand smoke has decreased considerably since 2009, although the differences among countries are still important.
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:49
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