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[Europe] E-cigarette laws are changing soon and you NEED to know about them

From May 20, laws will be standardised across the EU making changes to the sizes of the liquid bottles you can buy and restricting how much nicotine they can contain. The changes have been made to the EU's 2001 Tobacco Products Directive, which will inc
Dover Express (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
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[Europe] The mind-bending international comity debate in RJR RICO case at SCOTUS

The irony is running thick in a debate at the U.S. Supreme Court between the Justice Department and 26 European governments suing the tobacco company RJR Nabisco...The issue is international comity and the reach of U.S. courts – but the two sides haven’t
Reuters
added Feb 9, 2016 22:13
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[Europe] EU keeps tobacco lobbying in the shadows

Lobbying by big tobacco interests will continue to take place in the shadows the European Commission has said, in defiance of recommendations by the EU’s ombudsman. The Commission, despite promising transparency, has said it will not make public all it
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:42
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[Europe] EU watchdog warns Commission on tobacco lobbying

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly...warned that the Commission’s refusal to tighten the rules “effectively means that future meetings of Commission officials with tobacco lobbyists may create distrust. It appears that the sophistication of global lobbying
Politico
added Feb 9, 2016 13:13
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[Europe] Ombudsman regrets Commission stance on UN tobacco lobbying rules

Emily O'Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendation to extend the transpa
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:46
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 4 2016 Brief of respondents The European Community, et al. filed. / Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 02:14
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[Europe] Commission still hiding details of dealings with tobacco industry: the Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendat
New Europe
added Feb 8, 2016 16:10
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[Europe] EU Commission Resisting Tobacco Lobbying Transparency, Watchdog Says

has ignored calls for more transparency in its dealings with the tobacco industry, a watchdog said Monday, ratcheting up criticism sparked by a 2012 lobbying scandal that ended the career of the bloc's then health commissioner.
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:09
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[Europe] EU watchdog raises alarm on tobacco lobbying

The European Commission is refusing to curb lobbying by tobacco firms in its ranks by not fully applying UN transparency rules, says an EU watchdog. The EU ombudsman Emily O'Reilly said on Monday (8 February) that the Brussels-executive ditched her recom
EUobserver.com
added Feb 8, 2016 16:08
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[Europe, Ireland] O’Reilly criticises EC’s transparency in dealings with tobacco firms

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has strongly criticised the European Commission’s refusal to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent, following an investigation by her office. A report by Ms O’Reilly in October sharply criticised t
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:07
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