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[Europe, Sweden, UK] Crackpot EU rule slammed for 'stopping British smokers quitting and increasing cancer'

The British Government has been taken to the high court by a consumer group set on persuading Jeremy Hunt to snub the EU’s laws against snus, a product which has drastically reduced the number of smokers in Sweden.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jan 26, 2017 18:54

[Europe] Poverty in the UK jeopardising children’s health, warns landmark report

Smoking in pregnancy, which increases the risk of deaths in babies and disease in later life, is 11% in England and 15% in Northern Ireland, higher than in many European countries and strongly associated with deprivation. The rate is 5% in Lithuania and
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2017 16:07

[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech MEP: EU should pressure Belarus over illicit tobacco trade

The European Union and its member states should pressure Belarus to combat the trade in illicit tobacco and adopt a “stick and carrot” approach with sanctions if necessary, Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský told Tomáš Zdechovský is a member of th
added Jan 26, 2017 14:50

[Europe, Mid-east, Spain, Uae] The police have detained two Britons in Torrent, confiscating 475,000 contraband tobacco packets

The container had been sent from the United Arab Emirates and had arrived at the port in Valencia; then it was transported to an industrial warehouse in Torrent. The cargo had been described to Customs as plastic containers and the contraband tobacco was (blog)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:34

Two-year trends and predictors of e-cigarette use in 27 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ever use of e-cigarettes increased during 2012–2014. People who started using e-cigarettes to quit smoking tobacco were more likely to be current users, but the trends vary by country. These findings underscore the need for more research into factors infl
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 21:01

[Europe, UK] Labelling of electronic cigarettes: regulations and current practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-liquids and e-cigarettes (21 and 9 brands, respectively) were evaluated. Evidence of non-compliance was found in relation to the CHIP/CLP toxic (13%) and environmental (37%) pictograms, tactile warning (23%), nominal amount of solution (30%), supplier c
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 21:00

[Europe, India] Nicotine not an EU target

The EU Commission has no intention of proposing that the nicotine content of cigarettes should be reduced. In a preamble to a question submitted to the Commission before the November meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the World Health Org
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 9, 2017 21:01

[Europe] Philip Morris International, Inc.'s Worst Move in 2016

Failing to reach agreement with the European Union opened up the company to brand-new litigation risks.
Motley Fool
added Jan 9, 2017 18:57

[Europe, UK] Illicit trade could prosper over track and trace delay

A new EU report, issued just before Christmas, said it was unlikely to meet the May 2019 deadline for introduction, adding that “more time is needed to establish the integration of such systems”.
betterRetailing (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:42
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers who quit

Irish report is the first in Europe to examine the cost effectiveness of e-cigarettes
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 7, 2017 18:59
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