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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

[Europe] France and its shocking rate of pregnant smokers

Almost one in five French women will continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy, new figures show, prompting the health ministry to announce a new crackdown to get France's pregnant smokers to stub out the habit.
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:54

[Europe, USA] The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations

Similar to past ‘Trojan horse’ policies, e-cigarette policies that initially appear to restrict sales (eg, limit youth access) may actually undermine regulation if they establish local pre-emption or create definitions that divide e-cigarettes from other
Tobacco Control
added Apr 4, 2015 23:02

Tobacco Investors Shrug Off Europe’s Regulatory Moves

Despite a wave of regulation in Europe to ban branding on cigarette packages, tobacco shares have outperformed other consumer-goods makers
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 24, 2015 20:18

Philip Morris International Recognized as One of Europe’s Top Employers for Third Consecutive Year

“The recognition of Philip Morris International as Top Employer is a reflection of the high standards that we hold ourselves to in our people practices, both in the EU Region and across the globe,” said Victoria Shevchuk, Vice President Human Resources E
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 11, 2015 16:34

[Europe] MEPs declare 'war' on tobacco companies

A cross-party working group has been set up in the European parliament to counter the growing influence of tobacco companies. The group was put together by S&D deputy Gilles Pargneaux, who is a vice-chair of parliament's environment, public health and foo
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:27

[Europe] Bulgaria Loses Most Revenues From Illicit Cigarettes Sales in EU

In relative terms, the losses suffered by Bulgaria are 3 times greater than in Romania and Poland, 10 times larger than in Germany and 16 times higher than in the Netherlands. (bg)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:55

[Europe, USA] Corrections: December 7, 2014

misstated the comparative risk of contracting lung cancer for smokers and nonsmokers who use the product. The risk is 15 to 30 times greater, not 15 to 30 percent greater. The article also misstated the rates of smoking in the European Union and United S
New York Times
added Dec 7, 2014 13:04

[Europe, UK] Tobacco giants win right to fight EU packaging rules in court

Philip Morris, British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial Tobacco) formed a coalition to oppose the new EU packaging rules, and the UK’s High Court has referred the case to the EU’s Court of Justice.
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 6, 2014 10:34

[Europe, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay] Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

As Philip Morris sues Uruguay over its health warnings, the tiny country has found itself a test case for big business lawsuits that could hit the EU...critics have been particularly vocal about fears US healthcare companies now running parts of the NHS
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:36
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