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[Europe] EU mandatory register for lobbyists, a baby step towards full transparency

Olteanu says that though the framework does not forbid all interaction between tobacco and lawmakers, NGOs often use it to intimidate lawmakers into refusing any meeting with the tobacco industry. People smoke, and it is a heavily regulated area. The ind
EurActiv
added Nov 28, 2017 22:34
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[Europe] Andriukaitis lashes out at tobacco industry, says it uses ‘tricks’ to bypass legislation

The tobacco industry is already feeling the pressure from the implementation of EU anti-tobacco legislation and is exploring ways to bypass it and mislead EU consumers, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com in an i
EurActiv
added Nov 27, 2017 16:31
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[France] European Commission backs proposals to ban smoking in French films

However, the statement has received backlash from a number of film critics and some politicians. For cinema critic Serge Toubiana, banning smoking on the screen would be “an admission of the failure of all the public health policies” and that health pol
Verdict (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:29
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[Europe] Commission diagnoses the state of health in the EU

the 28 Country Health Profiles published today by the Commission, along with the Companion Report...provide an in-depth analysis of EU Member States' health systems. They look at the health of the population and important risk factors, as well as at the e
Europa - European Commission
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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[Europe] Overview: State of Health in the EU

The State of Health in the EU is a two-year initiative undertaken by the European Commission that provides policy makers, interest groups, and health practitioners with factual, comparative data and insights into health and health systems in EU countries
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Nov 25, 2017 21:07
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[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

the Commission...cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on national health care systems.
Reuters
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57
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[Europe] How does UK healthcare spending compare internationally?

ONS’s new internationally-comparable “health accounts“1 show that the UK’s total healthcare spending in 2014 was £179 billion, or 9.9% of GDP. As a percentage of GDP, the UK spent less on healthcare than USA, Japan, France and Germany and a similar perc
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 04:56
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[Europe] Germany E-Cigarette Market 2017: How The E-Cig Industry Has Been Affected By TPD Implementation - Research and Markets

The future of e-cigarette regulation in Germany is becoming clearer since the transposition of the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), but as we find in this 2017 report the country's separate states still have some autonomy is setting the rules.
Business Wire
added Nov 23, 2017 00:20
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European E-Cigarette Market Report 2017: Shake and Vape - The Legal Implications in the EU - Research and Markets

The sale of ingredients for shake and vape - enabling users to mix their own nicotine and non-nicotine e-liquids - is a legal grey area for sellers in many European countries, as it can be a way to get round TPD quantity restrictions on nicotine-containi
Business Wire
added Nov 23, 2017 00:20
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E-Cigarettes: Heat-Not-Burn In Europe: Emerging Regulation For A New Category Featuring BAT, JTI, PMI & R. J. Reynolds - Research and Markets

This report examines the regulation of heat-not-burn (HnB) or heated tobacco products in Europe, as well as some of the broader regulatory issues that they raise. It considers their treatment under the TPD; the question of whether they are smoking or smo
Business Wire
added Nov 23, 2017 00:19
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