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[Europe] BRILL: Winning the war on tobacco

Given that a core objective of the European Commission Tobacco Products Directive is to ensure "a high level of health protection for European citizens", the proper tax to levy on e-cigarettes should be self-evident: none.
The New Nation (bd)
added May 14, 2017 20:03
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[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43
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[Europe] Stupid Us’: How U.S. Retirees Lost Thousands to Fraud Linked to Ex-E.U. Official

Mr. Dalli was forced to step down when it emerged that a Maltese acquaintance had sought 60 million euros from a Swedish tobacco company in exchange for urging Mr. Dalli to soften restrictions on sales of a smokeless tobacco product.
New York Times
added May 12, 2017 17:28
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[Europe] Finland, UK and Ireland singled out in 2017 ‘Nanny State Index’

“The most heavy-handed countries – Finland, the UK and Ireland – all have very high taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as well as severe smoking bans,” the 2017 edition says. At the other end of the table, the index lists the Czech Republic and Germany as pl
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 14:06
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[Europe] BRILL: Don’t thwart an ally in the war on tobacco

Declining smoking rates in Europe mean less tax revenue for many fiscally strained governments. Trying to make up for these losses with a tax on e-cigarettes would be a big mistake, writes Alex Brill.
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 14:04
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[Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017 CONFERENCE: PROGRAMME

Gunnar Hökmark MEP will address the importance of the Nanny State Index and outline his ideas about the ideal role of regulators. Chris Snowdon will go through the newly published index and look at the rankings in the four different categories. He will al
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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[Europe] THE BEST AND WORST COUNTRIES TO EAT, DRINK, SMOKE & VAPE IN THE EU

ABOUT THE EDITOR Christopher Snowdon is the head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. His research focuses on lifestyle freedoms, prohibition and policy-based evidence. He is a regular contributor to the Spectator Health blog and
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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[Belgium, Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017: SPEAKERS

GUNNAR HÖKMARK Gunnar Hökmark is a Swedish MEP...CHRIS SNOWDON Chris Snowdon is the Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in London, and author of the 2017 Nanny State Index...JAMIE WHYTE Jamie Whyte is the Research Dire
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 02:29
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[Belgium, Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017

launched by EPICENTER in March 2016 and was a media hit right across Europe. It is masterminded and led by IEA’s Christopher Snowdon branded through the European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER). The 2017 edition of the index will be revealed during
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 02:28
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[Europe] Regulating consumers, ensuring public health?

Soft drinks, food, tobacco, alcohol and e-cigarettes are among the most regulated consumer products in Europe...EURACTIV organised a high-level Forum to discuss the way forward fir better regulation and public health and to discuss the findings of the Nan
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 02:26
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