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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli enquired over snus law amendments, claim EC employees • Former commissioner says OLAF showing ‘bad faith’

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) has sent a new evidence note, with testimonies of two people who have made statements that former European Commissioner John Dalli enquired about the possibility of amending EU legislation relating to the smokeless tobacc
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:50
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[Europe, Malta] New witnesses say Dalli enquired about lifting snus ban...Dalli reacts / Denies wrongdoing and says he had meetings about snus with Swedish ministers and MEPs

Dalli enquired about lifting the ban on smokeless tobacco, snus, at around the same time as his former canvasser allegedly asked for a bribe to secure this outcome, according to fresh evidence presented to Malta’s Attorney General. The EU’s anti-fraud age
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:19
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[Europe] France to Mandate Plain Packaging of Cigarettes, Joining U.K.

“It is baffling that without any form of consultation with businesses or the public, a French Health Minister would propose a policy which breaches several European Union laws,” BAT said in a statement. “Not only would plain packaging not help achieve an
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 25, 2014 12:08
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France is on the right track in the fight against tobacco epidemic in Europe

outlined new legislation to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes following Ireland and the UK’s recent initiatives ... If applied across the rest of Europe, this measure would save thousands of lives every year,” concluded Mrs Woodford.
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:59
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[Europe, Ireland] To vape or not to vape? The e-cigarette debate

The vaping debate is characterised by confusion and contradiction - but those who have converted to e-cigarettes seem convinced.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 23, 2014 13:41
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[Europe, Ireland] Italy joins EU states objecting to Irish plan for plain cigarette packs / Ninth EU country to oppose proposals

Italy has objected to Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals on the day of the deadline yesterday for European Union countries to lodge their concerns. It is the ninth European Union country to object, joining Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, P
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:02
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[Europe, Ireland] EU states lodge concerns over cigarette packaging plans

Eight European Union countries have lodged concerns about Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals, with the deadline for objections ending today. Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Spain have all now filed o
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:33
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[Europe] Poland ‘can offer economic recipe’ to the EU

not all changes brought by EU membership are necessarily positive for the Polish economy. The last year has witnessed a significant campaign in the Polish media criticizing the new Tobacco Directive. Its introduction threatens the strong tobacco industry
EurActiv
added Sep 14, 2014 11:44
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[Europe, UK] BATES: Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers

Regulation in moderation could assist, but this is a market-based revolution that should be led by consumers, innovative producers and engaged retailers. If regulators intervene too strongly, they will end up doing far more harm than good.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:12
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[Europe] Studies relating to e-cigarettes presented at the ERS Congress

The latest evidence on the potential benefits and risks of e-cigarettes has been presented at the European Respiratory Society's International Congress in Munich... The ERS agrees with the recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO) and is opp
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:00
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