Headlines Tagged with Europe — 5,505 headlines found
Britain would be the first of the European Union’s 28 countries to impose the regulation, which formed part of a broad new set of tobacco rules, also governing electronic cigarettes, that the union approved last year but has left up to member states to e
May 22, 2015 New York Times
added May 22, 2015 17:36
Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) both argue the measures deprive them of property in the form of trademarks, and are seeking compensation that could extend to billions of pounds if they succeed. In legal objections fi
May 22, 2015 The Independent (uk)
added May 22, 2015 17:30
Two of the world’s largest tobacco companies have launched legal action against the UK...what is likely to be years of legal wrangling in the UK and European courts over the measure, which they say infringes property and trademark rights.
May 22, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:52
campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
May 20, 2015 British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11
A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge to plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products here.
May 19, 2015 Irish Times (ie)
added May 19, 2015 08:42
Arguments will be made that we are overregulating the tobacco industry but if we sit back and do nothing the 700,000 Europeans that die in 2015 from smoking could be a significantly higher figure in 10 years' time.
May 18, 2015 The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 19, 2015 08:40
A health regulator who allegedly met secretly with Big Tobacco resigned voluntarily and was not forced out by the former head of the European Commission, the EU's lower court ruled Tuesday. The EU anti-fraud office known as OLAF discovered that forme
May 12, 2015 Courthouse News
added May 13, 2015 14:05
has filed a criminal complaint for defamation against Standard Publications, after publishing details of a complaint made to the FBI and his alleged involvement in a €600,000 scam. Dalli, who resigned the EC in 2012 over allegations that he was aware of a
May 12, 2015 Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:30
Ray Zammit admits to never having read the police files detailing their investigations against former EU Commissioner
May 12, 2015 Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:26
Mr Dalli says he had no choice in the matter, as he could either have resigned or been sacked. The Olaf report said that Mr Dalli held a number of irregular meetings with tobacco lobbyists, which were brokered by his former canvasser Silvio Zammit.
May 12, 2015 Malta Independent (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:25