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[Australia] Tobacco plants as life-savers: QUT part of European collaboration

QUT researchers’ work sequencing the genome of Australian native tobacco plant Nicotiana benthamiana will underpin project research Newcotiana is funded by the European Commission through its Horizon2020 research and innovation program
Queensland University of Technology (au)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Europe] Angry tobacco industry asks Andriukaitis for ‘transparent dialogue’

Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers sent a letter last week to Andriukaitis, claiming that the industry “takes allegations of involvement in criminal activity extremely seriously”. The tobacco manufacturers noted there was a need
EurActiv
added Dec 4, 2017 14:55
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COPD is on the European Commission’s agenda, EU health chief says

European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemented in the member states.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:10
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[Europe] EU health boss Andriukaitis ‘does not listen’

Peter van der Mark is the Secretary-General of ESTA, the European Smoking Tobacco Association. This opinion-piece is in reaction to an interview published last week.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:09
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[Europe, UK] ACS calls on ministers to consider retail impact of tobacco track and trace regulations

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has written to a senior politician to raise concerns about the impact of the upcoming tobacco ‘track and trace’ regulations on retailers. The ‘track and trace’ proposals contained in the EU Revised Tobacco Pro
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:33
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European Heated Tobacco Product Launches, Regulations and Future Outlook - Heat-not-Burn could Compete with e-Cigarettes for Consumer Attention

Heat-not-burn could compete with e-cigarettes for consumer attention, but it may also attract new users. What progress has the recent spate of launches made, what regulations are affecting the industry and what might the future hold? In this detailed, 72
PR Newswire
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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S&D calls for traceability of tobacco in Europe

An independent traceability system for tobacco products is urgently needed, according to the Socialists & Democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament. But some members of the European Parliament’s health and environment committee raised objections
New Europe
added Nov 30, 2017 15:20
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[Europe] EU mandatory register for lobbyists, a baby step towards full transparency

Olteanu says that though the framework does not forbid all interaction between tobacco and lawmakers, NGOs often use it to intimidate lawmakers into refusing any meeting with the tobacco industry. People smoke, and it is a heavily regulated area. The ind
EurActiv
added Nov 28, 2017 22:34
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[Europe] Andriukaitis lashes out at tobacco industry, says it uses ‘tricks’ to bypass legislation

The tobacco industry is already feeling the pressure from the implementation of EU anti-tobacco legislation and is exploring ways to bypass it and mislead EU consumers, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com in an i
EurActiv
added Nov 27, 2017 16:31
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[France] European Commission backs proposals to ban smoking in French films

However, the statement has received backlash from a number of film critics and some politicians. For cinema critic Serge Toubiana, banning smoking on the screen would be “an admission of the failure of all the public health policies” and that health pol
Verdict (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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