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[Europe] All forms of smoking detrimental to cardiac health

"Electronic cigarettes may be moderately effective in helping smokers quit, but they need the same marketing restrictions as cigarettes to avoid uptake by young people and non-smokers," said Professor Joep Perk. The ESC advocates regulation of electronic
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 3, 2015 21:40

[Europe] All forms of smoking are bad for the heart

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) warn that all forms of smoking are bad for the heart. ESC prevention spokesperson Professor Joep Perk said, "Smoking of all types is still, without any competition, the strongest risk factor for cardiovascular d
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:24

[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, UK] Taking the fight to cigarette smugglers

In addition to a close cooperation with EU member states, international partners and stakeholders, these agreements have been proven effective. Since 2006 the number of seized Philip Morris cigarettes has declined by 85% and other brands covered by the a
New Europe
added Jun 1, 2015 10:55

[Europe] Big tobacco firms accused of flooding foreign markets to encourage smuggling into UK to help their fight against tax rises

Report claims big companies oversupply countries to fuel illegal imports / Claims firms then pressure government to lower taxes on legal cigarettes / Leading tobacco industry figures strenuously deny report's allegations
This is Money (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:39

[Europe, UK] Illicit Tobacco: What is the Tobacco Industry Trying to Do? (PDF)

ASH also wants the UK Government to:  Sign and ratify the WHO Illicit Trade Protocol, as soon as possible  Introduce all the supply chain controls mandated under the Protocol and revised Tobacco Products Directive as soon as possible, including an effec
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:37
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[Europe, UK] The Two Faces of the Tobacco Industry Shouting about Illicit Trade While Still Complicit in it

Action on Smoking and Health strongly supports the HMRC and Border Force strategy for fighting illicit trade, but warns that if funding for enforcement is cut in the next Comprehensive Spending Review, the level of illicit trade will inevitably start to
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:33

[Europe] Big tobacco firms accused of flooding foreign markets to encourage smuggling into UK to help their fight against tax rises

(ASH) suggested that multinational tobacco companies send more products to some countries than there is demand. The pressure group claims this leads to some of the tobacco products being smuggled back to Britain, allowing the firms to lobby government for
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 31, 2015 11:46

[Europe, Ireland] Irish smoking rates falling fastest in EU, says survey

Ireland now has the fourth lowest rate of smoking in the EU, according to the data released by the European Commission in advance of World No Tobacco Day on Sunday. While tobacco use is declining across Europe, it has fallen four times faster than averag
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:51

[Europe, UK] Tobacco industry accused of fueling cigarette smuggling to boost profits

The tobacco industry has been accused of “appalling hypocrisy”, amid claims that it is fuelling the illicit trade in cigarette smuggling to bolster its arguments against tax increases and other anti-smoking measures. In a report...ASH claimed that some
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:21

Where European smokers buy smuggled cigarettes

Along the EU’s eastern edge, cheap cigarettes from Belarus and Russia are squirrelled across the border without paying the proper taxes and duties. Further west, Marlboro cigarettes from Poland are a popular choice for smugglers in places like Ireland and
added May 30, 2015 12:40
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