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[Europe, Greece] Greek court says e-cigarettes do not differ from traditional smoking

A top Greek court has decided that electronic cigarettes should have the same legal restrictions as traditional smoking does when it comes to bans in public places and advertising...rejected an appeal launched by the Electronic Cigarette Businesses Associ
EurActiv
added Mar 30, 2018 18:51
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[Europe, UK] THE DRUG THAT IS SWAMPING FOOTBALL: Sportsmail's investigation reveals use of banned stimulant 'snus' prevalent in the sport... with some players using drug during matches

It has been banned across most of Europe since 1992 because of its links to cancer....But a Sportsmail investigation has found that use of snus — which many believe gives you a mental and physical boost — has exploded among young athletes who are paid mil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:13
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[Australia, Europe] WHO urged to end ‘ineffective’ tobacco plain packaging

The removal of brands from packaging is a “gross violation” of intellectual property rights and has failed to achieve its intended goals, the Property Rights Alliance argues in a letter to [WHO]....an international alliance of 62 think tanks, advocacy gr
EurActiv
added Mar 29, 2018 23:59
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Potential health impact of strong tobacco control policies in 11 South Eastern WHO European Region countries

The projections show that large health effects can be achieved and the results can be used as an advocacy tool towards acceleration of the enforcement of tobacco control laws in WHO European Region countries.
European Journal of Public Health
added Mar 26, 2018 14:59
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[Europe] E-cigarettes tied to less smoking cessation

Smokers who also use e-cigarettes may be half as likely to give up tobacco as smokers who never vape at all, a European study suggests. Even when smokers only occasionally experimented with vaping, they were about 67 percent less likely to become ex-smoke
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 20:27
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Changes in smoking cessation assistance in the European Union between 2012 and 2017: pharmacotherapy versus counselling versus e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings highlight the need for approaches that ensure that smokers get support to quit smoking across the EU. The question of whether the availability of e-cigarettes will displace other methods, and the impact of such a displacement, should be clo
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2018 23:29
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[Europe] Philip Morris International Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products

PM) announced today that the factory of its Greek affiliate (Papastratos) in Aspropyrgos, has ceased cigarette production and is now exclusively producing HEETS, the tobacco units used with IQOS, the company’s most advanced smoke-free product. This first
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:04
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[Italy] European Parliament - E-Cig: a Potential Step Forward for European Health According to LIAF – Lega Italiana Anti Fumo

is bringing experts and policymakers to the European Parliament to discuss the benefits of electronic cigarettes. The event takes place on 20 March 2018 at 12.30 p.m. and will allow experts to exchange views on the potential of e-cigarettes to help reshap
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 21:48
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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43
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