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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Court agreed to review a recent Second Circuit decision that further widens an existing circuit split on whether, and to what extent (RICO) applies extraterritorially....WLF argued that allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary forei
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:28

[Australia, France, Spain] CHAPMAN: ‘You’ll see vapers everywhere in Europe’. Well, … no

Over the 23 days, we saw just 20 people vaping: 15 in Paris, one in Lyon, one in Calvi, one in Barcelona and two in Madrid. By contrast, we saw many people smoking almost everywhere we looked at any time of day. Far too many to count. At a guess, the rati
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 30, 2015 10:33

[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: No smoke without fire in this EU nightmare ($$)

In a shocking new case about dangerous emissions coming to court this week, the European Commission has passed regulations that are certain — not likely, certain — to hit the cleanest and lowest-emitting products much harder than their dirty
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 13:12

[Europe, UK] Blackburn-based e-cigarette manufacturer set to fight 'unfair' ruling

will formally challenge an EU directive this week...Totally Wicked is the only e-cigarette firm to win the right to challenge Article 20 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which will bring e-cigarettes and e-liquid within its regulatory scope as
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:47

[Europe, USA] Fitch: Global Tobacco Companies See Diverging Credit Profiles

the credit profiles of rated global tobacco companies has diverged in the past two years, as they worsened in Europe while remaining stable in the US. European tobacco companies' financial profile has deteriorated due to a number of reasons including M&A
added Sep 28, 2015 17:33

[Europe, Netherlands, UK] 'Bored' migrants CRITICISE lack of cash to buy cigarettes and slow internet in camps

Refugees occupying the Ter Apel camp in the Netherlands have bemoaned the lack of comforts inside the centre, claiming they have become "bored" as a result... The man complained about not having money to buy cigarettes
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 27, 2015 22:10

The European health report 2015: Targets and beyond – reaching new frontiers in evidence (PDF)

Absolute differences between countries remain unacceptably large, especially for indicators linked to social determinants of health, and the European Region still has the highest rates of alcohol consumption and tobacco smoking in the world.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:23

[Denmark] Danes' life expectancy worst in western Europe

Life expectancy for Danish men is at just 78 years, which is also near the very bottom amongst western European countries. Only Finnish and Portuguese men live shorter lives ... Denmark, however, had the second lowest overall smoking rates behind Iceland
The Local (dk)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:17

UK women's life expectancy 'second worst' in Western Europe

The report warns that NCDs are now the biggest threats to future health in Europe. The good news is, while there is no room for complacency, UK rates of tobacco smoking are below the European average and continue to fall.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:16

WHO: Europeans 'alarmingly' obese

Russia, Georgia, and Greece have the highest percentage of male smokers (over 50 percent of adults), while female smokers can mostly be found in Croatia, Bulgaria, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Greece (over 30 percent).
added Sep 23, 2015 11:52
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