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[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

[UK] British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe

levels of alcohol consumption, tobacco use and the numbers of people who are overweight or obese, which are among the major risk factors for early death, remain “alarmingly high” across Europe. It said: “The European region has the highest levels of alco
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:50

[UK] Why young Europeans may live shorter lives than their grandparents: Alcohol and smoking rates are higher than anywhere else in the world... and 60% of the continent is too FAT

WHO report warns of 'alarming' rates of smoking, drinking and obesity Almost 60% of Europeans are overweight or obese, and 30% smoke... 'What we do not want to see is that we are winning the war against alcohol and smoking but losing the war against obes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:48
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Smoking, alcohol, obesity tar Europe's bill of health – WHO

"If rates of smoking and alcohol consumption and obesity do not decline we may risk the gains in life expectancy we have seen -- which may mean that the next generation may lead shorter lives...Europeans still smoke and drink more than people anywhere el
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 23, 2015 11:44
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