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[Europe, UK] Revealed: how ‘big tobacco’ used EU rules to win health delay

(TCRG) has found that the companies played a key role in pushing the European commission’s Better Regulation agenda, which places business interests at the heart of policy drafting. They then used the new laws to block and delay a series of major health r
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:54
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[Europe, Ireland] O'REILLY: Brussels must resist lobbying by the tobacco industry

No argument was too alarmist or too cynical when the industry set out to water down EU plans to discourage smoking, says the European Ombudsman...How many more lives might be saved or public health further safeguarded if the tobacco directive had been ev
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:16
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[Europe] Photographs among new health warnings on cigarette packets in EU from May 2016

New combined health warnings on packages of tobacco products, in particular cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco, that will be in use across the European Union from May 2016 were approved by the European Commission on October 9.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:58
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[Asia-pacific, Europe] Who Wins and Loses with the TPP?

These compromises could influence future trade deals such as the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which in turn could have repercussions for companies not directly affected by the TTP, such as British American Tobacco plc ( BTI
NASDAQ
added Oct 6, 2015 17:41
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[Europe] Watchdog tells Brussels to kick tobacco habit ($$)

Ms O’Reilly, the former Irish Ombudsman, criticised the commission for not following UN rules to ensure public access to details of any discussions with tobacco companies or their representatives. An investigation carried out by her office found that onl
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:02
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[Europe, Malta] Brussels’ breached tobacco transparency rules by not publishing lobbyist meetings

Commission’s contacts with the tobacco industry attracted major controversy following revelations of heavy lobbying pressure during the 2012-2014 revision of the EU’s tobacco products directive, including the Dalligate scandal that saw the EU’s health com
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:57
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[Europe] EU Commission 'lacked transparency' over tobacco lobbyist meetings

But the commission defended its record. “The commission is fully committed to enhanced transparency across all areas of its work,” a spokeswoman said. She added that they would reply to the Ombudsman by December.
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:31
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[Europe, Ireland] EU officials in hot water over big tobacco link

The role of big tobacco in shaping EU policies on smoking has long been suspect, with a commissioner being forced to resign two years ago... Taoiseach Enda Kenny and several ministers were criticised for meeting tobacco industry representatives just prior
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:29
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[Europe, UK] Riccardo Polosa

President of the Italian Anti-Smoking League, LIAF... In April 2004, a LIAF press release announced that its President, Dr Polosa, and Philip Morris were to jointly develop a research project on nicotine addiction. Internal tobacco industry documents show
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Feb 21, 2016 16:01
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[Europe, Guernsey, UK] EU ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes, claim eurosceptic Tories

Smokers will die because the European Union is ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes, eurosceptic MPs have warned. Campaigners are taking legal action against a Brussels regulation...meeting on the fringe of the Conservative Party conferenc
Guernsey Press
added Oct 6, 2015 11:09
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