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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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[Europe] EU Advocate General Backs New Tobacco Regs ($$)

Advocate General Juliane Kokott, in a non-binding opinion, said that she considered the law to be valid and that it doesn’t infringe on tobacco makers’ freedoms of expression and to run a business, or on the principles of free markets and competition.
Law360
added Dec 24, 2015 16:14
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[Europe, North Carolina] Federal government sides with Reynolds in RICO case

In a case of strange legal bedfellows, the U.S. Justice Department has filed an amicus brief on behalf of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The brief was filed Friday by U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 24, 2015 16:09
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[Europe, Romania] Advocate General’s Opinions in Cases C-358/14 Poland v Parliament and Council, C-477/14 Pillbox 38 (UK) Limited, and C-547/14 Philip Morris Brands SARL and Others

In her Opinions issued today, Advocate General Juliane Kokott concludes that the new EU tobacco directive of 20141 was lawfully adopted...In Advocate General Kokott’s view, the EU legislature did not exceed the considerable latitude to be given to it in
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:55
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[Europe] Adviser to top EU court says EU cigarette law is valid

"(The advocate general) considers the EU tobacco directive of 2014 to be valid, in particular the extensive standardization of packaging, the future EU-wide prohibition on menthol cigarettes and special rules for e-cigarettes are lawful," the opinion sai
Reuters
added Dec 23, 2015 22:39
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Comments on the Advisory Opinion by the Advocate General of the EU Court of Justice regarding the Tobacco Products Directive

Rather than respecting such basic principles as genuine harmonization and free movement, the Directive inexplicably encourages a patchwork of regulations and disregards important limits on the scope of EU legislation.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Dec 23, 2015 22:37
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