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[Europe] EU lawmakers back tough new anti-smoking rules

voted for tougher anti-smoking rules that will make health warnings on cigarette packs larger and include mandatory pictures of rotting teeth or cancer-infested lungs. Gruesome warning photos can already be found on cigarette packs in some countries, but
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:16

[Europe] EU Tightens Smoking Rules With Starker Health Warnings on Packs

The European Union expanded warnings on cigarette packages and banned tobacco flavorings in the latest EU push to get smokers to kick a habit that kills one of them every minute. The European Parliament voted to require that cigarette packs feature a co
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Feb 26, 2014 14:15

[Europe] MEPs approve revised Tobacco Directive

MEPs have endorsed draft legislation updating the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive, two months after they reached an agreement with EU member states on a compromise text on the proposed legislation. The revised directive had been adopted by the European
Malta Independent (mt)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:07

Imperial Tobacco Markets Bonds in Europe as Borrowing Costs Fall

Europe’s second-biggest tobacco company is selling the equivalent of $3.1 billion of notes in euros and pounds while BP Plc (BP/) and Renault SA (RNO) are selling bonds in euros, according to people familiar with the deals. The average yield on investmen
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Feb 25, 2014 15:06

[Europe, UK] Focus on Tobacco: Has the tobacco industry run out of puff?

Our special report canvasses expert opinion and harnesses exclusive data; examines innovation across the category; calculates the impact of the impending tobacco display ban in small retailers; looks at the trend for downtrading; and assesses the poten
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 25, 2014 12:49

[Europe] Presentation from JTI Ireland Ltd to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children in respect of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013 (PDF)

1) First, there is no credible evidence that plain packaging will actually achieve public health benefits. In fact we believe that it will make the situation worse. 2) Secondly, the proposed legislation will prevent us from communicating with our consume
Irish Tobacco Manufacturers' Advisory Committee (ie)
added Feb 21, 2014 11:06

[Europe] Answer to a written question - E-cigarettes - E-014376/2013

Answer given by Mr Borg on behalf of the Commission According to the Commission proposal for a revised Tobacco Products Directive(1) issued in December 2012, electronic cigarettes would fall under the legal framework for medicinal products if they contai
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Feb 18, 2014 13:24

[Europe] Study finds ‘serious flaws’ in EU report on illicit tobacco

Public health experts from our Department for Health will claim at an event in the European Parliament today (Wednesday 22 January) that there is growing evidence that the tobacco industry is still involved in the illicit cigarette trade and using exagge
University of Bath (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 22:21

[Europe, UK] Birmingham firm Nicolites in talks to have e-cigarettes classed as medicine

It is one of two known manufacturers – alongside a subsidiary of British American Tobacco – to apply for a licence from regulatory body Nice, amid ongoing scrutiny into tobacco substitutes by the EU and advertising watchdogs.
Birmingham Post (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 08:21

[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes could become 'medicines' available on NHS

Manufacturers apply for licences from regulatory body as tobacco substitutes scrutinised by EU and advertising watchdog
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 11:01
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