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Ireland pushes Europe's anti-smoking drive with plain packaging

Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies. As part of Dublin's plan to make Ireland a smoke-free society by 2025—meaning a prevalence rate of under five percen
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:32
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[Europe, USA] Studying Snus, a Smokeless Tobacco From Sweden

has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to soften its warning label. How accurate is the current warning? How dangerous is Swedish snus? The short answer is that snus appears to increase the risk of mouth cancer and some other cancers, but modest
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2014 15:35
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[Europe, Philippines] Le HOUEZEC: The drag on e-cigarettes

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke—such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects—reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:30
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Weekly Tobacco Note: What Do Massachusetts, Europe and Asia Have In Common?

Last week we wrote articles on the impact of illicit cigarettes on the revenues of the Marlboro brand in three geographies, Massachusetts, Europe and Asia… In this weekly tobacco note, we summarize our results from these three articles.
Trefis
added Nov 18, 2014 11:26
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Unverified Dalligate email over Swedish Match offer revealed

The Maltese police are considering whether to exhibit in court an email allegedly sent by lawyer Gayle Kimberley to Silvio Zammit...which could implicate her in the €60 million bribe allegedly sought to influence European tobacco rules.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:32
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Unverified Dalligate email over Swedish Match offer revealed

The Maltese police are considering whether to exhibit in court an email allegedly sent by lawyer Gayle Kimberley to Silvio Zammit...which could implicate her in the €60 million bribe allegedly sought to influence European tobacco rules.
Malta Today (mt)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:30
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[Belgium, UK] BAT fined for oversupplying tobacco in low-tax European jurisdictions

Big tobacco, long accused of complicity in smuggling, is under close scrutiny as it emerges that one of the world’s largest cigarette firms has been fined for oversupplying foreign markets. The practice of flooding low-tax foreign markets with more toba
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:35
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[Europe, Malta] Part VII: €60mn Valentine's Day gift

While Silvio Zammit risks jail time and former EU health commission John Dalli is still under investigation, the witness to the prosecution, Gayle Kimberley, has largely escaped scrutiny.
EUobserver.com
added Nov 12, 2014 10:40
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[Europe, Malta] Part VIII: A scandal 'for the next 10 years'

Did Olaf, the tobacco industry, and the commission work together to oust the Maltese politician?
EUobserver.com
added Nov 12, 2014 10:39
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