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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: These products are safer than cigarettes – why don’t the regulators want to know?

And so we have two products which are manifestly less harmful than cigarettes, both of which have a track record of getting people to stop smoking. One is illegal in the EU. The other is illegal in the USA. Neither of them can be labelled as less harmful
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:33
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[Europe] UK tobacco and alcohol prices among highest in EU

The UK’s price level for tobacco was double the EU average, closely followed by Ireland. Tobacco price levels are lowest in Bulgaria, at 49% lower than the EU average. Tobacco price levels in the EU, relative to the average
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:09
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Blanket ban on smoking in mental health hospitals declared ‘lawful’

A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the complete ban on smoking was “lawful” and did not breach the petitioners’ rights to respect for a private life, but held that the prohibition on lighters was “unlawful”.
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:54
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[Europe, Germany, UK] Revealed: Oxford-educated former Cabinet Office employee appeared as a DEAD man on millions of cigarette packets in 27 countries... after taking a £175 modelling job on a trip to Berlin

An Oxford graduate has revealed how he discovered he'd become the face of anti-smoking adverts four years after posing for photographs in a morgue. Tom Fraine said he was paid £175 to pose in a body bag during a 2012 photoshoot in Berlin, only to find o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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[UK] FRAINE: How my ‘dead body’ ended up on millions of cigarette packets across Europe

Tom Fraine did a couple of photo shoots in Berlin in 2012 – then four years later discovered he had become the face of EU health warnings about the dangers of smoking
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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[Europe, Italy] Heat-not-burn tobacco products: concerns from the Italian experience

IQOS is the brand name of such a product by Philip Morris International, launched in 2014 in Italy as a pilot country for the European market. IQOS is now in commerce in 30 countries, including 19 European ones, and applications have been submitted to mar
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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Evidence from qualitative studies of youth about the impacts of tobacco control policy on young people in Europe: a systematic review

There is very little qualitative evidence exploring the impacts of tobacco control on youth smoking in Europe. To develop more effective smoking prevention policies that take account of local political, social and cultural contexts, more qualitative rese
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:08
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[Europe] DAVIDSON: Australia proves that EU tobacco plain packaging will fail

Plain packaging policy has been unsuccessful in reducing smoking rates and health-care costs in Australia and it will fail to do so in Europe too, writes Sinclair Davidson.
EurActiv
added Jan 26, 2018 00:47
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[Europe] EU Shelves Plan To Amend Tobacco Tax Directive

Following a review initiated in March 2016, the European Commission has recommended that no changes be made to the EU Directive governing the taxation of tobacco products. The review was started following a meeting of EU economy and finance ministers, w
Tax-News.com
added Jan 22, 2018 20:04
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[Belarus, Europe] Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

The Baltic country’s border guard said on Friday it had found thousands of packets of cigarettes attached beneath blocks of ice on the river Neris, which runs into Lithuania from Belarus, since the ice began flowing two weeks ago. Around 1,000 packs wer
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31
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