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[Austria, Europe] Smokers to be banned from cafes

"Incredible. What are we going to do? You know that Austrians like to smoke when they drink coffee," said Elzin Nicevic, manager of a cafe on Vienna's Ring boulevard. The head of Austria's right-wing Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache, whose party i
Reuters
added Apr 10, 2015 16:08
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Austria falls in line with Europe to ban smoking in restaurants

Austria on Friday finally decided to ban smoking in cafes and restaurants from 2018 after years of debate in a country famed for its cafe culture. "We have at last joined Europe in terms of protecting non-smokers," Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:06
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[Europe] France and its shocking rate of pregnant smokers

Almost one in five French women will continue to smoke throughout their pregnancy, new figures show, prompting the health ministry to announce a new crackdown to get France's pregnant smokers to stub out the habit.
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:54
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli never showed interest in charity activities – former Head of Cabinet

Dalli never showed any interest in philanthropic or charitable activities, his former Head of Cabinet Joanna Darmanin told Olaf when interviewed following his secret July 2012 Bahamas trip became public.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 5, 2015 12:56
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[Europe, USA] The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations

Similar to past ‘Trojan horse’ policies, e-cigarette policies that initially appear to restrict sales (eg, limit youth access) may actually undermine regulation if they establish local pre-emption or create definitions that divide e-cigarettes from other
Tobacco Control
added Apr 4, 2015 23:02
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[Europe, France, UK] Retailers join Paris demonstration against tobacco plain packs

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) said it was supporting the French Confederation of Tobacconists by attending the retailers’ demonstration held in Paris yesterday. Retailers were uniting to call on the European Commission to halt pl
Talking Retail (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:33
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli’s diatribe against PN leader ‘figment of his imagination’ says Busuttil

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has hit back at former EU Commissioner John Dalli, after the latter suggested that the PN leader had nurtured a “friendship” with OLAF director-general Giovanni Kessler.
Malta Today (mt)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:19
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[Europe, USA] SHATS: TRADE LEAKS AND LITIGATION FUNDS: HOW THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY REELS US INTO MORE POINTLESS BATTLES

Why not revise the TPP and the upcoming U.S.- EU trade treaty so they cannot be used by the tobacco companies or their country allies to attack bona fide tobacco control measures? Unfortunately, it is my understanding that the resources from the new Bloom
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
added Apr 1, 2015 10:17
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[Armenia, Europe] EEU to simplify alcohol and tobacco trade procedures – Valovaya

Alcohol and tobacco trade procedures will be simplified within the Eurasian Economic Union, said Tatyana Valovaya, member of the board for integration and macroeconomics at the Eurasian Economic Commission. Today certain excise stamps are required and
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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[Europe, Ireland] First tobacco giant challenges plain package laws

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) formally lodged papers in the High Court yesterday which names the State, the Attorney General and Health Minister Leo Varadkar as defendants...to halt the plain packaging plans on the basis that the European Court of Jus
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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