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[Europe] VIDEO: Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Illicit trade in tobacco is a substantial problem, with an estimated volume size as 490 billion sticks. Excluding China, every 1 in 9 cigarettes that is lit across the world is illicit. Euromonitor is noticing increased activity in both illicit whites and
You Tube
added Mar 11, 2018 16:47
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Recommendations to the European Commission implementing a priority list of additives that should have more stringent reporting requirements: the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks [FREE FULL TEXT]

In line with Article 6 of the TPD, more stringent reporting obligations, in the form of comprehensive studies, will apply for additives placed on a priority list to be adopted by the European Commission, taking into account the intended use of the produc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:12
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00
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[Europe, UK] Vaping on the NHS? Don't hold your breath

Experts told Parliament that a post-Brexit Britain should think about axing the most draconian EU-wide e-cigarette regulations to encourage people to quit smoking tobacco. The Science and Technology Select Committee heard oral evidence yesterday that th
The Register (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:37
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Impact of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and quit ratios in 27 European Union countries from 2006 to 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In EU27, countries with higher scores in the TCS, which indicates higher tobacco control efforts, have lower prevalence of smokers, higher quit ratios and higher relative decreases in their prevalence rates of smokers over the last decade. The correlatio
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2018 23:25
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[Europe] Campaigners tell Austria smoking ban is not ‘freedom of choice’ but a health right

The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) told EURACTIV.com it could not accept the government’s plan to take back a smoking ban under the “freedom of choice” argument. “It is the responsibility of a government to protect the health
EurActiv
added Feb 21, 2018 14:43
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[Europe] Austria: Thousands sign up to scupper government's plans to stub out smoking ban

More than 100,000 Austrians have signed a petition against the government's scrapping of a complete ban on smoking in the country's bars and restaurants. The high number of signatures means the issue will now have to be debated in parliament. The ban,
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:48
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STEVENS: The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

passing the final form of the T&T system will only add to the controversies dogging the EC’s notoriously opaque procedures ...the tobacco industry should not be entrusted with key roles in the traceability of its products, considering its responsibility i
EU Reporter (uk)
added Feb 17, 2018 13:59
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EUROPEAN CROHN’S AND COLITIS ORGANISATION – INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES (ECCO 2018)

PMI Science will be presenting on the following topics: Effects of tobacco alkaloids on DSS-induced colitis mouse model... A computable, causal biological network model suite for mechanistic evaluation of ulcerative colitis
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Europe] PM Borissov: Bulgaria Is Good Example of Effective Fight against Contraband Cigarettes in EU

The Prime Minister said that the contraband trade in cigarettes has reached the current record-low 6 per cent, and that another even more satisfying thing is that this is a persistent trend, reported "quarter after quarter".
Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) (bg)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:22
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