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PODCAST: BMJ talk medicine: The 2014 European Tobacco Products Directive and the industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’

Becky Freeman, TC assistant editor, talks to Silvy Peeters, University of Bath, about her paper - The Revision of the 2014 European Tobacco Products Directive: An Analysis of the Tobacco Industry’s Attempts to ‘break the health silo’
added Feb 24, 2015 15:07

The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access to, and influence on, the 2014 TPD. The use of third parties undermines Article 5
Tobacco Control
added Feb 24, 2015 15:01

[Europe, UK] Tobacco industry waged ‘David and Goliath’ campaign against EU

British Medical Journal claims that the industry sought to 'subvert the democratic process'... A “David and Goliath” campaign mounted by the tobacco industry to lobby against Europe-wide anti-smoking legislation highlights the ability of big corporations
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:52

'Massive' tobacco industry third party lobbying for revised European Directive

The tobacco industry deployed "massive" third party lobbying to subvert revised European regulations on tobacco products, helped by regulatory reforms that seem to have made it easier for corporate interests to influence public health legislation, reveal
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 24, 2015 14:24

[Europe, UK] GRIFFITHS: Action on smoking and health

tobacco industry must certainly be aware of the weaknesses of its article 17 claim. Nevertheless, it seems to hope that fear of the alleged consequences of a violation of the charter will sap the will of lawmakers and, at the very least, delay the introdu
Law Gazette (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 12:54
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[Europe] Father's Smoking Preconception Influences Baby's Asthma Risk

A baby’s asthma development is linked to parental smoking before their conception, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS)’s International Congress, held Sept. 6-10 in Munich, Germany. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55

[Europe, Ireland] No smoke without ire: Big Tobacco gets angry

The Irish market is so profitable for cigarette makers that the largest is willing to sue the Government over packaging rules. We look at why Ireland is such a goldmine... "Their profit margins are astonishing," said Rob Branston.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:09

[Europe, UK] FARAGE: The disconnect between the people and government with their lobbyists continues to grow

Instead, we can expect that the European Union in all its wisdom will seek to raise taxation on this new technology that has enabled many thousands of people to give up smoking – precisely what they claim taxes on cigarettes are intended to do!
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 21, 2015 22:02

[Ireland] European Commission considers taxing electronic cigarettes

Move would drastically increase cost of the alternative smoking product
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 20, 2015 16:15

[Europe, UK] Wirral Euro MP blasts e-cigs tax plan (From Wirral Globe)

Tax policy makers from across Europe met in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss whether e-cigs should be covered by excise duty. Any such move would drastically increase the cost of the alternative smoking product. MEP Paul Nuttall, UKIP deputy leader, sa
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 20, 2015 10:57
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