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[Europe, Russia] ROSS: WHO Tobacco Treaty Will Make It Harder For Smokers To Quit

are doing their best to impede, rather than promote, a potentially miraculous new technology devoted to that very goal: electronic cigarettes... The big nonprofits eagerly accept vast sums from the pharmaceutical companies whose nicotine-replacement produ
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:11
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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] Japan Tobacco May Close European Plants With 1,100 Jobs Affected

JTI’s plants in Lisnafillan, Northern Ireland and Wervik, Belgium will shut under the plan, with production moving to other sites, potentially in Poland and Romania, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement today. Some production in Germany will also
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 7, 2014 17:11
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[Europe, UK] Electronic cigarette company wins latest stage of battle against EU regulations

Blackburn-based Totally Wicked has been granted the right to challenge the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which is due to come into force in 2016. The directive would see e-cigarettes classed as "tobacco-related products" even though they do not c
BBC Online
added Oct 6, 2014 13:06
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[Europe] Study identifies EU shift on tobacco control after massive lobbying

shift coincided with the tobacco industry employing over 170 full-time lobbyists ... EU's Tobacco Products Directive has been fraught with allegations of illicit lobbying efforts after health and consumer affairs commissioner John Dalli was forced to resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:41
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[Europe] E-Cigarettes Are the Future? Not So Fast, Says BAT’s Boss

“It’s not a category that’s taking the whole tobacco industry by storm,” Nicandro Durante, chief executive of British American Tobacco BATS.LN -1.12% PLC, said Wednesday. “The products, at the moment, aren’t delivering what people expect.” Mr. Durante s
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Aug 1, 2014 15:00
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[New York] 22nd Century signs deal with European cigarette manufacturer

22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE MKT: XXII) makes low-nicotine cigarettes for the commercial market and for government sources for smoking cessation. The company’s Goodrich Tobacco Company LLC subsidiary signed a letter of intent with Orion, a cigarette man
Business First Of Buffalo
added Jun 2, 2014 14:55
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[Europe, UK] Academics urge WHO over e-cigarette regulations ($$)

In a letter to Dr Margaret Chan, WHO director, 53 public health academics from 15 countries have appealed to the body to not regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco, which could see e-cigarettes facing hefty excise duty and public smoking bans.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2014 12:29
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[Europe] E-cigarettes are attracting non-smokers to nicotine, EU warns

A precious aid to many smokers in their efforts to quit, e-cigarettes are nonetheless likely to attract non-smokers and lead to higher rates of nicotine addiction, cautions the European Commission in its "E-cigarettes Myth Buster" report. Electronic cig
Yahoo!
added May 26, 2014 05:25
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[Europe, UK, USA] US has lighter touch on e-cigarette regulation than EU

Despite the proposed restrictions doing nothing to control advertising or curbing the sale of flavoured products with names such as "Very Berrylicious", proponents of e-cigarettes claim that they are more pragmatic and scientific than the EU rules.
New Scientist
added May 2, 2014 21:25
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DIRECTIVE 2014/40/EU OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 3 April 2014 [PDF)

on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products and repealing
Official Journal of the European Union (OJ)
added May 2, 2014 05:04
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