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[Asia-pacific, Europe] Australia tobacco clash reverberates in EU trade talks

But Australia’s ability to fend off the legal challenge could undermine the argument... “Philip Morris was only able to sue Australia because of a technicality,” Lee-Makiyama said. “In free-trade agreements you always include an exception for public heal
Politico
added Jan 1, 2016 16:09
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[Europe] Serbia will ban smoking in public spaces

The draft law also bans slim cigarettes and cigarettes with menthol flavour and envisages new health warnings on cigarette packets.
New Europe
added Dec 31, 2015 17:17
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European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling [FREE FULL TEXT]

An investigation made under freedom of information legislation showed that OLAF had failed to hold the industry to account. One document dated 3 July 2015 set the tone. In it Philip Morris noted that it “continues to be extremely pleased with the operati
British Medical Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 07:08
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McKEE: European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling

Philip Morris is challenging the Tobacco Products Directive in the European Court of Justice. Can OLAF justify continuing its cooperation with a company whose action, if successful, would prevent implementation of the EU’s most important piece of tobacco
British Medical Journal
added Dec 31, 2015 15:49
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco packaging ruling a ‘present’ for children, Reilly says

“As night follows day, I see further manipulations and manoeuvres from the tobacco industry,” the Minister said. “They’re very well resourced, and they seem to be determined to put their profits above the interests of our children’s health.” Speaking at
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 29, 2015 22:43
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[UK] ECigIntelligence Infographic: how big is Europe's potential e-cigarette market?

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:39
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland] LETTER: Plain packaging and tobacco

the High Court of Australia used more robust language in dismissing arguments advanced by the tobacco companies. The judges variously described the case of the tobacco companies as “delusive”, “synthetic”, “unreal”, and suffering “fatal” defects in logic
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 25, 2015 01:37
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[Europe, Ireland] A tale of two vices: EU curbs smoking but balks on booze

Two European Court of Justice rulings, one on tobacco and the other on alcohol, demonstrate the very different fortunes of the Government’s efforts to effect change on these public health issues.
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 24, 2015 14:31
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[Europe] OPINION OF ADVOCATE GENERAL KOKOTT: Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

1. In April 2014, following tough negotiations and an extremely animated legislative procedure, the Union legislature adopted, in Directive 2014/40/EU, (2) revised rules concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related produ
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 27, 2015 00:16
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[Europe] Big Tobacco Risks EU Court Defeat Over Tough Packaging Rules

The 2014 EU rules help boost the visibility of health warnings and maximize their effectiveness, Advocate General Juliane Kokott of the EU Court of Justice said in a non-binding opinion Wednesday. “The coolness or the fun factor” and “the curiosity that
Bloomberg News
added Dec 24, 2015 17:00
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