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[Europe, Ireland, USA, District of Columbia] Opposition to tobacco plain packaging grows

A letter outlining the US Chamber of Commerce’s objections to the European Commission on the Government’s plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products was handed to the Minister’s private secretary at a chamber-hosted business breakfast in Washi
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:12
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[Europe] Quantifying the influence of the tobacco industry on EU governance: automated content analysis of the EU Tobacco Products Directive [FREE FULL TEXT]

we observed that tobacco industry lobbying activity at the EU was associated with significant policy shifts in the EU Tobacco Products Directive legislation towards the tobacco industry's submissions. In the light of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2014 01:26
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[Europe] UK Tobacco Giant Philip Morris is Highest-Spending EU Lobbyist

A new and comprehensive raft of data has shed some light on the murky world of European Union lobbyists, revealing tobacco giant Philip Morris International is the company that spent the most money lobbying EU politicians in 2013.
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:06
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[Europe] Lobby consultancies hold over 670 Parliament access passes

Biggest Brussels-based lobby consultancies by turnover 1 Fleishman-Hillard €11,514,273 2 Burson-Marsteller €8,965,000 3 Hill & Knowlton International Belgium €8,433,819 4 APCO Worldwide
LobbyFacts (be)
added Oct 1, 2014 06:45
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[Europe] Philip Morris tops NGOs' lobbying spending table

Philip Morris' media relations manager Iro Antoniadou told EurActiv, "It is hardly surprising that an organisation actively advocated for its views when relevant policy issues were being debated, and then reported this activity accordingly in the Transpa
EurActiv
added Oct 1, 2014 06:38
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[Europe, UK] eCig London: Industry Conference

Europe's key e-cigarette industry event returns to London! In an unbiased, open forum, come together with e-cigarette vendors to network and discuss all the key challenges and opportunities your business will face in the next 12 months.
eCig London (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:05
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli enquired over snus law amendments, claim EC employees • Former commissioner says OLAF showing ‘bad faith’

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) has sent a new evidence note, with testimonies of two people who have made statements that former European Commissioner John Dalli enquired about the possibility of amending EU legislation relating to the smokeless tobacc
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:50
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[Europe, Malta] New witnesses say Dalli enquired about lifting snus ban...Dalli reacts / Denies wrongdoing and says he had meetings about snus with Swedish ministers and MEPs

Dalli enquired about lifting the ban on smokeless tobacco, snus, at around the same time as his former canvasser allegedly asked for a bribe to secure this outcome, according to fresh evidence presented to Malta’s Attorney General. The EU’s anti-fraud age
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:19
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[Europe] France to Mandate Plain Packaging of Cigarettes, Joining U.K.

“It is baffling that without any form of consultation with businesses or the public, a French Health Minister would propose a policy which breaches several European Union laws,” BAT said in a statement. “Not only would plain packaging not help achieve an
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 25, 2014 12:08
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France is on the right track in the fight against tobacco epidemic in Europe

outlined new legislation to introduce standardised packaging for cigarettes following Ireland and the UK’s recent initiatives ... If applied across the rest of Europe, this measure would save thousands of lives every year,” concluded Mrs Woodford.
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Sep 25, 2014 11:59
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