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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

suggesting she had played a duplicitous role by assisting Zammit in drawing up an email to request payment for his services. Kessler suggested she too could be charged with either bribery or trading in influence. But that latter charge is now time-barred
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:19
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

But that latter charge is now time-barred by Maltese law. ...While Zammit was charged with bribery in December 2012 – two months after the Attorney General was given the OLAF report – Kimberley was never charged. But it was clear to police who read the O
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 14:17
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[Europe, Malta] My advice on John Dalli case is confidential - Attorney General

Attorney General Peter Grech has refused to confirm he gave the police advice to press ahead with charges against former European commissioner John Dalli. Dr Grech was asked to confirm that, in December 2012, he had given the green light to the police t
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 02:57
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may res
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2017 15:10
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[Europe, Malta] Report about Dalli's Bahamas trips languished on AG's desk, claims ex-inspector

As a result of OLAF’s first report, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit was charged with trading in influence over allegations he tried to solicit a €60 million bribe to help overturn an EU ban on the oral tobacco product known as Snus. The case is
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Europe] OLAF helps Member States seize 140 million cigarettes, detain 32 smugglers

The combined efforts of the European Anti-Fraud Office and Member States led to the seizure of 140 million so-called cheap whites in six countries and the subsequent arrest of 32 people, OLAF said in a statement today.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Aug 4, 2017 18:15
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[Czech Republic, Europe] CZECH SMOKERS TAKING STOCK OF HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AS SMOKING BAN STARTS TO BITE

Taxation of HNB tobacco products has not yet been decided at the EU level and the Czech Finance Ministry has yet to address the issue...HNB tobacco products are exempted from consumer tax in the Czech Republic which gives them an enormous advantage over
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:25
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[Malta] THE GREAT EUROPEAN CIGARETTE MYSTERY

investigate why The Maltese EU Commissioner of Health, John Dalli... Faced with closed doors in The Commission and disturbing news about how NGO’s in Brussel, who are fighting a tsunami of lobbyism from tobacco corporations, had their offices burglarized
DR Sales (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) (dk)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:04
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[Europe] Tobacco shares nosedive on FDA regulation warning

Neil Wilson of ETX Capital said it was "hard to overstate" what falling numbers of addicts and less frequent smoking could mean for corporate revenues. "This will blow a hole in their earnings and forces a fundamental re-evaluation of earnings," he said
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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[Europe] Price hikes and cost cuts light stable fire for Big Tobacco

Solid price increases, a stronger product mix and successful cost-cutting measures will drive steady operating profit growth and keep the overall outlook for European tobacco companies stable over the next 12-18 months, according to Moody's.
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:07
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