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Menthol Ban Among Sweeping Cigarette Reforms OK'd in Europe

Sweeping tobacco reforms passed by EU lawmakers - including a complete ban on menthol cigarettes - passed muster with a European court adviser Wednesday, despite strong opposition from Romania, Poland and Big Tobacco.
Courthouse News
added Dec 23, 2015 21:25
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[Europe, Greece] Greek crisis and tax hike foster cigarette smuggling

Consumption of smuggled cigarettes has risen by about 50%...an agreement between the Naples Guardia di Finanza (financial police) and British American Tobacco, during which discussion was held on the illegal market of ''Illicit Whites'' cigarettes produce
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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[Europe, UK] Will 2016 be the year that the high street vape shop runs out of puff?

The 8,000 vaping shops on the British high street may vanish — in a puff of vapour — just as suddenly as they appeared. A little-known piece of EU legislation, the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), will regulate the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes m
The Economic Voice (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:38
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[Europe, Germany] Tobacco lobby stubs out total German tobacco ad ban

The ambitious plans of the Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Christian Schmidt, to ban tobacco advertising have been scaled back. Critics have cited pressure from the tobacco industry.
EurActiv
added Dec 10, 2015 15:44
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli appeals EU court decision on ‘unfair’ dismissal claim

Former European Commissioner files appeal, 'as his right', against EU court decision to reject his claim that former EC president Jose Barroso had required him to resign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:45
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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[Europe, UK] THE LONG READ: How the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

The public health crowd blended...with tobacco and independent e-cigarette executives in the lobbies... If Big Tobacco carries the day with e-cigarettes, many believe it will have done so with the support of an unlikely fifth column.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:12
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[Belarus, Europe, Pakistan, UK] Black market tobacco figures spark dispute

The study was commissioned by the tobacco industry and it examines the black market not just in the UK but across the whole of the European Union. But the report has sparked a major controversy with anti-smoking lobby groups accusing the companies of fu
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco distributor fights plain packaging change

JTI Ireland Ltd says this would be contrary to EU harmonisation objectives and an obstacle to trade between member states. JTI also claims the rules, due to come in next month, will distort and impair the dynamics of competition in the tobacco market. T
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 14, 2015 03:14
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[Europe, USA] Court allows EU suit against Reynolds to move forward

The full membership of a federal appeals court voted 8-5 Monday to allow a European Union lawsuit to proceed against RJR Nabisco Inc....alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russ
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 13, 2015 22:46
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