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[Europe, Ireland] Solicitors at odds with Law Society on smoking

A GROUP of 16 solicitors has written to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children separating themselves from the stand taken by the Law Society, which is opposed to the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 27, 2014 12:04

[Europe, Malta] Kessler to testify in Zammit case, also summoned for privileges hearing

Zammit is accused of trading in influence for allegedly demanding a €60 million bribe from Swedish tobacco firm Swedish Match and the European smokeless tobacco lobby. The initial investigation into allegations that he was securing a reversal of a trade
Malta Today (mt)
added Feb 27, 2014 11:55

European Union Approves Tough Rules on Electronic Cigarettes

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved rules that will for the first time regulate Europe’s fast-growing market for electronic cigarettes. Beginning in mid-2016, advertising for e-cigarettes is to be banned in the 28 nations of the European Union,
New York Times
added Feb 26, 2014 14:54

[Europe] Tobacco Directive: Parliament approves plans to deter young peop

Draft legislation updating the EU Tobacco Directive to make tobacco products less attractive to young people was endorsed by MEPs on Wednesday. This legislation, already informally agreed with EU health ministers, would require all packs to carry picture
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Feb 26, 2014 14:30

European politicians back tougher anti-tobacco rules

EU politicians voted for a new anti-tobacco law on Wednesday that forces cigarette makers to increase the size of health warnings on packets and for the first time regulates electronic cigarettes. Campaigners say the vote marked a turning point for publi
added Feb 26, 2014 14:29

[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
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