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[Europe, UK] Number of deaths from flu, bubonic plague and Ebola around the world since 541

No-one knew what was causing the plague so Londoners used superstitious measures...placing money in bowls of vinegar to avoid the transmission of the disease and smoking tobacco - as suggested by the College of Physicians - were also used to try and preve
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 16:05
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[Europe] STAES/BOVE: Dalligate: Exit Barroso, with a toxic legacy

October 16th will be the sad and second, silent birthday of the day the European Commission president José Manuel Barroso gave in to manipulations of the Tobacco Industry by sacking Commissioner for Public Health John Dalli. A black day for European demo
EurActiv
added Oct 10, 2014 14:07
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[Europe, Italy] Judgment in Case C-428/13: Ministero dell’Economia e delle Finanze e.a. v. Yesmoke Tobacco SpA (PDF)

The minimum excise duty of 115% applied by Italy to cigarettes with a retail price lower than the most popular price category of cigarettes is contrary to EU law Such an excise duty distorts competition
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:18
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[Europe, Italy] ECJ Rules Against Italian Tobacco Excise Duty Policy

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Italy's decision to levy a higher minimum excise duty on cheaper-than-average cigarettes contravenes EU law....an excise duty should be made up of two elements: an ad valorem excise duty, calculated on th
Tax-News.com
added Oct 10, 2014 13:10
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[Europe, UK] Addleshaw Goddard client’s challenge to Tobacco Products Directive moves to CJEU

The Addleshaw Goddard team, led by Susan Garrett and Paul Rowley, mounted the challenge for Totally Wicked, which reached a key milestone at the Administrative Court in London on Monday as Mr Justice Green decided that a ‘preliminary ruling’ reference sh
The Lawyer (uk)
added Oct 9, 2014 12:40
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[Europe, France, Malta] French programme claims Dalli targeted by tobacco lobby to delay introduction of stricter laws

A French investigative programme has suggested that the tobacco industry may have manoeuvred to force the removal of former Health Commissioner John Dalli, citing confidential documents by leading tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI).
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:38
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[Europe] Uncertain future for e-cigarettes in Luxembourg

Electronic cigarettes may be banned in Luxembourg pending the outcome of a World Health Organisation (WHO) report into their impact on health. In a response to a parliamentary question, Luxembourg Health Minister Lydia Mutsch said that no decision will
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:45
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[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] SIMPSON: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: An inevitable consequence of a shrinking market

The announcement by JTI, formerly Gallaher's, that production will move to other factories in the JTI group in Poland and Romania fits the logic of seeking lower costs of production in a market place where total production will possibly fall.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:38
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[UK-Northern Ireland] REILLY: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: Northern Ireland feeling the pain of European Union

the EU rules are daft and counter-productive dictates that will not stop people smoking but will simply drive jobs out of the UK and increase smuggling.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:35
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[Europe, Ireland] EU may strike out plan for plain cigarette packets

Ireland could be forced to abandon its plans for plain packaging for cigarettes if the European Commission decides it interferes with the single market. So far, nine EU countries have written to the Government and the commission saying they have issues
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Oct 8, 2014 03:37
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