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[Europe, UK] Big tobacco to fight in court against plain packaging

Some of the world's biggest tobacco firms are going to court with the UK this week in a row over the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes. British American Tobacco (BAT), Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco Internat
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 16:27

[Australia, Europe, Luxembourg] Tobacco giants and Government in plain packaging showdown

The world’s biggest tobacco companies will this week start their High Court battle with the Government over plans to sell cigarettes in plain packets, a controversial law that the manufacturers argue deprives them of their property rights.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:40
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Regulatory tracker archive: European e-cigarette regulation, November 2015 ($$)

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:27

[Europe] EU assessing PMI anti-illegal trade agreement

The EU has agreements with PMI, Japan Tobacco International, British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco under which these companies make annual payments to EU member states and the Commission (through the European anti-fraud office, Olaf) to help in t
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 7, 2015 15:56

[Europe] EU admits parts of tobacco deal too bureaucratic

EUobserver has looked at various aspects of the agreement, and uncovered PMI's annual compliance reports via a freedom of information request. The reports showed that Olaf had made little use of several of the investigative tools it was given under the a
added Dec 5, 2015 16:20

[Europe] [Investigation] How did the EU spend its €110 million in tobacco money?

received at least €1.4 billion from four tobacco giants as a result of anti-smuggling cooperation agreements. The EU budget received almost 10 percent, or €110 million, so far. How have they spent that money? The short answer to that question is: we have
added Dec 5, 2015 16:19

[Europe, France] How Cigarette Smuggling Funds al-Qaeda in Africa

While European officials claim cigarette smuggling is dropping, terrorists with backgrounds in the illegal tobacco trade have now been implicated in attacks on Europeans in Africa (by Belmokhtar) as well as in the heart of Paris. While the African countri
Africa Times
added Dec 5, 2015 16:17

Infographic: the TPD and European e-cigarette regulation

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:27

[UK, USA] Moody's: US and European tobacco industry poised for rise in operating profits ...

The ratings’ agency predicts a four to five per cent rise in operating profits next year in both the US and Europe, even as cigarette sales volumes fall by about four per cent. “Moreover, the expected fall in sales volume could accelerate in the US if e
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:43

[Europe] [Investigation] Scant evidence EU tobacco deal curbed smuggling

Member states have only begun to report their seizures of smuggled cigarettes systematically in 2005, which means there is no accurate picture of the situation before the agreement went into force. Also, as seizures were decreasing in the past decade, th
added Dec 4, 2015 03:11
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