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[Europe] EU Shelves Plan To Amend Tobacco Tax Directive

Following a review initiated in March 2016, the European Commission has recommended that no changes be made to the EU Directive governing the taxation of tobacco products. The review was started following a meeting of EU economy and finance ministers, w
Tax-News.com
added Jan 22, 2018 20:04
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[Belarus, Europe] Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

The Baltic country’s border guard said on Friday it had found thousands of packets of cigarettes attached beneath blocks of ice on the river Neris, which runs into Lithuania from Belarus, since the ice began flowing two weeks ago. Around 1,000 packs wer
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31
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[Europe, Luxembourg] NNA joins the case against the EU snus ban

the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), will be at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, fighting the current EU snus ban alongside public health experts and consumers of reduced risk nicotine products.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:12
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[Europe, Sweden] Snus is now more popular than smoking in Norway

The preference for snus in Norway is certain to revive debate over the health effects...Though its sale is illegal across the EU, it is manufactured and used in Sweden, which has an exemption, and Norway, which is not an EU member. According to Norway's
The Local (no)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:56
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[Europe] Commission opposes excise tax on e-cigarettes and novel tobacco products, for now

Due to limited data, the European Commission has decided not to propose a harmonised approach for excise taxation of e-cigarettes and other novel tobacco products until further information about these products is available. The EU executive stated that
EurActiv
added Jan 17, 2018 20:36
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Inc. Announces Voluntary Delisting from Euronext Paris

The delisting procedure will allow the PMI shares listed on Euronext Paris to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE"), PMI’s primary listing exchange. Holders of PMI shares listed on Euronext Paris will have the following options:
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:59
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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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[Netherlands] Europe’s largest pension fund to drop tobacco and nuclear weapons

Europe’s biggest pension fund, ABP of the Netherlands, plans to ax tobacco and nuclear weapons from its investment portfolio. The €405bn scheme joins a growing list of institutional investors in shunning stocks they deem harmful to the environment and t
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:34
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[Europe, Germany] 'No smoking': German Drugs Commissioner calls for fewer cigarettes on screen

While the number of smokers in Germany may have gone done over the last 15 years, cigarettes are still ubiquitous in films and on television. That's a problem, said Marlene Mortler, Germany's Federal Drugs Commissioner, in an interview with newspaper and
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Jan 11, 2018 00:03
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[Europe, UK] Vaping chiefs hope Brexit will puff new life into industry

Brexit may provide a boost for the electronic cigarette industry as it could allow ministers to slash red tape which dictates the size and strength of nicotine refill containers. The use of e-cigarettes, widely known as vaping, has proven popular among
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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