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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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[Belarus, Europe] EU expected to mount pressure on Minsk over illicit ‘cheap whites’

The rising illicit tobacco trade and particularly of the so-called cheap whites from Belarus to the EU will be discussed at the next EU-Belarus meeting on 19 December, an EU official told EURACTIV.com. Industry and customs officials say the Belarusian e
EurActiv
added Dec 22, 2017 20:53
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[Australia, Europe, France, UK] In Focus: Sinclair Davidson on plain packaging

Professor Sinclair Davidson from RMIT University in Australia joins EURACTIV’s Brian Maguire to talk about the plain packaging policy for tobacco products introduced in Australia five years ago. Similar packaging policies are currently in force in Franc
EurActiv
added Dec 22, 2017 20:52
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[Europe] Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal

The decade-long study of 650 British and European adults suggests that diets high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, could speed the healing of smoke-damaged lungs. The foods' respiratory benefits might not just be restricted to ex-smokers, no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2017 15:50
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[UK] SELLER: Swan song: How Britain uses the last of its fading European influence

Against the backdrop of Brexit, flagship British companies in the tobacco industry – British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial – remain locked in a heated lobbying battle... Will Britain’s withdrawal make it easier for the EU to expand tracking mechanis
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:48
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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Be careful of lithium ion batteries, Europe warns Christmas air travellers

EASA also said that if devices cannot be carried in the cabin, such as when passengers have to put carry-on bags in the hold due to a lack of space in the cabin, airlines should remember to ask passengers to remove any spare batteries or e-cigarettes.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 06:18
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[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: Don’t let this British success go up in smoke

The industry is dominated by independent small businesses with no links to the tobacco industry: there are more than 1,100 vape businesses in Britain.... The New Nicotine Alliance has launched a campaign to challenge properties to drop their policies of t
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 18, 2017 20:52
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