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[Africa, Europe] International Conference on Governance of Tobacco in the 21st Century

February 26 and 27, under the auspices of the World Health Organization and Harvard University, representatives of more than two dozen nations, the African Union, the European Union and numerous other public health and international organizations will me
added Feb 26, 2013 10:42

[Europe] Health Commissioner says new tobacco laws will boost EU economy

Tonio Borg, has insisted that draft laws to further regulate the use and sale of tobacco in the EU will save thousands of lives and boost the EU economy.
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2013 09:21

[Europe, UK] Nicola While on EU tobacco legislation and the EWTD

To the disappointment of health campaigners, the introduction of plain packaging will remain optional for member states in “duly justified cases” thus falling short of the mandatory introduction of plain packaging as called for by the European Public Hea
BMJ Group blogs
added Feb 18, 2013 06:58

[Europe] Tobacconists fume at EU cigarette restrictions

No smoke without fire as thousands of tobacco retailers take to the streets of Brussels to protest against the European Commission's proposed restrictions on cigarettes. The directive calls for graphic warnings to cover 75 per cent of the packet and a ba
added Jan 23, 2013 05:34

[Europe] [Seminar] The Battle against Big Tobacco, Feb. 19 in Brx- Save the date!!

In order to keep the momentum and address the challenges associated with the recent release of the Tobacco Products Directive, MEPs Against Cancer, the Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL), The Smoke Free Partnerhip (SFP) the European Public Heal
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:34

[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
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