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[Europe, UK] New tobacco laws comes into effect with standardised packaging and no menthol cigarettes

A new EU law has come into effect that will change the way people buy cigarettes and other tobacco products. From today, tobacco companies must sell cigarettes with the branding on the packaging restricted to a standard size, font and colour All packs
The Independent (uk)
added May 20, 2016 18:35
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[Europe, UK] 8Bit Just Became the First Vaping Company to Fold Because of New Regulations

8Bit says this decision is in direct response to the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), regulations under the European Union that were announced in 2014 and which come into effect at the end of this week. Producers of e-cigarettes and e-liquids have from
Vice.com
added May 20, 2016 14:07
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[UK] The European Court Justice Upholds Tobacco Products Directive

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled against the tobacco industry’s challenge to the 2014 tobacco directive. The directive is being upheld in its entirety... The industry is now concerned that national governments may soon go beyond the health w
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 7, 2016 18:49
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[Europe, UK] Crackdown on e-cigarettes and BAN on menthols under new smoking rules announced today

The tobacco industry was dealt a huge blow today following the approval of sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, a ban on menthol cigarettes and a crackdown on the growing electronic cigarette market. Tobacco companies had protested
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2016 22:06
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[Europe, UK] Standardised tobacco packaging clears final legal hurdles

In its ruling today, the ECJ said extensive standardisation of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and the special rules for electronic cigarettes are lawful... The directive also allows the UK to go further and introduce its
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 4, 2016 22:04
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POLAND/ROMANIA v. European Parliament: JUDGMENT OF THE COURT (Second Chamber)

124 Accordingly, it is established to the requisite legal standard that that information enabled both the EU legislature and national Parliaments to determine whether the proposal complied with the principle of subsidiarity, whilst also enabling indiv
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added May 4, 2016 14:48
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[Europe, UK] Cheap drinks and tobacco could make a comeback if Brexit happens

Cheap drinks and tobacco could make a comeback on to flights if Britain votes for Brexit – but any perks may be wiped out by increased costs and red tape weighing on air travellers. An analysis by KPMG of the likely impact on air travel of Britain leavin
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 1, 2016 17:29
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[Europe, Netherlands] The Hague Court: Dutch alcohol and tobacco ID campaign in violation of anti-trust legislation

Dutch Food Retail Association (CBL) and Jumbo Supermarkets have violated anti-trust legislation by ruling out the very effective age validation system 'Ageviewers'...We are investigating the consequences of the judgment in the US, as the boycott completel
PR Newswire
added Apr 23, 2016 22:53
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[Europe] Belarus, EU to step up cooperation in fight against tobacco smuggling

Chairman of the State Control Committee Leonid Anfimov met with Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Giovanni Kessler as part of the visit of an OLAF delegation to Belarus. The parties discussed cooperation between the EU and Belarus
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:37
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[Europe, Greece] Work begins on British American Tobacco logistics hub in Piraeus

It is estimated that when the hub is working at full capacity, a total of 3.1 billion cigarettes will pass through the facility on an annual basis, which translates into 1.1 billion euros in stored cargo value. It will be able to cover the needs of up to
Kathimerini (gr)
added Mar 29, 2016 17:33
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