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[Europe] How is #OLAF fighting illicit cigarette market?

An important part of the research and investigation conducted by OLAF has been devoted to the illegal activities of tobacco smuggling in Montenegro, which already has huge problems of illegal trade of tobacco in its Free Trade Zone located in the port of
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:08
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[Europe] EU refuses Belgium to outlaw menthol cigarettes

European administration reminds that the directive text indicates that the banning of flavored tobacco “should extend over a long period to allow consumers enough time to switch to other products.’’ The European Commission now expects information on Belg
Brussels Times (be)
added Jun 16, 2018 12:04
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[Europe, UK] Retailers in the dark over new tobacco codes

Urgent clarity is being called for on new track and trace regulations for tobacco products, which will place a number of additional new burdens on retailers and potentially prevent them from purchasing tobacco.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:56
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[Europe] JOOSENS: Traceability: the tobacco industry is part of the problem, not the solution [FREE FULL TEXT]

track and trace systems should therefore take into consideration at least the following three principles. Investigate thoroughly possible industry connections with so-called independent third-party contractors. / Never accept traceability codes generated
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2018 09:35
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[Romania] BAT’s factory in Ploiesti, the third in the world and the first in Europe to produce Neosticks

An investment of EUR 800 million started today in Ploiesti factory of British American Tobacco (BAT) the largest cigarette producer in Romania. The investment will be made over the next five years and half of it will go into a completely new manufacturin
Business Review (ro)
added Jun 13, 2018 06:14
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[UK] Cigarette Litter The Most Common Litter On Europe’s Beaches

Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine litter, with cigarette butts and filters being the most commonly found individual items. The new data has been collected by volunteers using the EEA’s Mari
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:30
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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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[Europe] WHO promotes No Tobacco Day, but says smoking rising in poorer nations

Consumption in the developing world is rising fast as companies aggresively market their products there, unhindered by advertising bans or health warnings, and replacing consumers in the West who have given up, or died. "As the report explains, only one
EuroNews
added Jun 4, 2018 14:20
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From All Over Europe Only in Bulgaria Women Smokers Are More Than Men

This was what Professor Mihail Okolyyski from the office of the world organization in Bulgaria said. He said that in this region 28% of the adult population smoke and he also pointed out that people who smoke have a higher risk of getting a heart attack.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
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