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[Europe, UK] PRYOR: Our panicky and reactionary regulation of e-cigarettes is getting in the way of saving lives

our advertising restrictions, some of which are mandated by the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive. As a result of these restrictions, we find ourselves in a ludicrous situation where a majority of smokers think that e-cigarettes are no safer th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 17:12
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[Europe] DAHLMANN: E-cigarettes: Harm reduction faces obstacles

At 6p.m. on July 10, 2018, a moderated e-cigarette discussion event will take place in the Members’ Lounge of the European Parliament in Brussels. Dr Renate Sommer, Professor Bernd Mayer and Dustin Dahlmann will take part in the debate, called: Can we ig
Politico
added Jun 21, 2018 14:18
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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[Europe] How is #OLAF fighting illicit cigarette market?

An important part of the research and investigation conducted by OLAF has been devoted to the illegal activities of tobacco smuggling in Montenegro, which already has huge problems of illegal trade of tobacco in its Free Trade Zone located in the port of
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:08
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[Europe] EU refuses Belgium to outlaw menthol cigarettes

European administration reminds that the directive text indicates that the banning of flavored tobacco “should extend over a long period to allow consumers enough time to switch to other products.’’ The European Commission now expects information on Belg
Brussels Times (be)
added Jun 16, 2018 12:04
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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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BAT to invest €800 million in its Romanian factory by 2022 to support the European expansion of glo

A completely new manufacturing hall will be built dedicated to producing the specially designed tobacco sticks – called Neostiks – which work with the glo tobacco heating device. In total, an additional 7,000 square metres of production space will be cre
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:19
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[Romania] BAT’s factory in Ploiesti, the third in the world and the first in Europe to produce Neosticks

An investment of EUR 800 million started today in Ploiesti factory of British American Tobacco (BAT) the largest cigarette producer in Romania. The investment will be made over the next five years and half of it will go into a completely new manufacturin
Business Review (ro)
added Jun 13, 2018 06:14
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[UK] Cigarette Litter The Most Common Litter On Europe’s Beaches

Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine litter, with cigarette butts and filters being the most commonly found individual items. The new data has been collected by volunteers using the EEA’s Mari
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:30
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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