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[Europe, UK] THE DRUG THAT IS SWAMPING FOOTBALL: Sportsmail's investigation reveals use of banned stimulant 'snus' prevalent in the sport... with some players using drug during matches

It has been banned across most of Europe since 1992 because of its links to cancer....But a Sportsmail investigation has found that use of snus — which many believe gives you a mental and physical boost — has exploded among young athletes who are paid mil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:13
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[Europe] Italy sentences leaders of black market cigarette ring

A criminal court in the northern Italian city of Turin has sentenced several individuals to prison and ordered the seizure of millions of euros worth of assets as part of a major trans-national tobacco contraband case that has involved law enforcement off
New Europe
added Mar 31, 2018 14:13
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[Europe] Vaping Not Out of Flavor

According to Euromonitor International, closed vaping systems edged out the competition in 2016, $2.120 billion versus $2.108 billion. However, analysts anticipate that difference to multiply exponentially over the next few years—a forecast of 23.6% comp
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Europe] #OLAF prioritizes terrorist financing and cigarette smuggling

The smuggling of cigarettes and other tobacco products is a global phenomenon which, in the EU alone, results in an annual loss of more than €10 billion in public revenue. A KPMG study commissioned by RUSI last year, analyzing the illicit cigarette mark
EU Reporter (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:41
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[Australia, Europe] WHO urged to end ‘ineffective’ tobacco plain packaging

The removal of brands from packaging is a “gross violation” of intellectual property rights and has failed to achieve its intended goals, the Property Rights Alliance argues in a letter to [WHO]....an international alliance of 62 think tanks, advocacy gr
EurActiv
added Mar 29, 2018 23:59
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[Balkans, Europe] #OLAF and EU express concern at rising levels of #IllicitTobacco in Balkan states

Nikolov, who is also a member of the Brussels-based European Economic Social Committee (EESC), was among the keynote speaker at a one-day conference on the fight against illegal tobacco. The event was organised by OLAF, the EU’s anti-fraud office and he
EU Reporter (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[Europe] E-cigarettes tied to less smoking cessation

Smokers who also use e-cigarettes may be half as likely to give up tobacco as smokers who never vape at all, a European study suggests. Even when smokers only occasionally experimented with vaping, they were about 67 percent less likely to become ex-smoke
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 20:27
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Changes in smoking cessation assistance in the European Union between 2012 and 2017: pharmacotherapy versus counselling versus e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings highlight the need for approaches that ensure that smokers get support to quit smoking across the EU. The question of whether the availability of e-cigarettes will displace other methods, and the impact of such a displacement, should be clo
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2018 23:29
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products

PM) announced today that the factory of its Greek affiliate (Papastratos) in Aspropyrgos, has ceased cigarette production and is now exclusively producing HEETS, the tobacco units used with IQOS, the company’s most advanced smoke-free product. This first
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:04
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[Italy] European Parliament - E-Cig: a Potential Step Forward for European Health According to LIAF – Lega Italiana Anti Fumo

is bringing experts and policymakers to the European Parliament to discuss the benefits of electronic cigarettes. The event takes place on 20 March 2018 at 12.30 p.m. and will allow experts to exchange views on the potential of e-cigarettes to help reshap
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 21:48
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