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[Balkans, Europe] #OLAF and EU express concern at rising levels of #IllicitTobacco in Balkan states

Nikolov, who is also a member of the Brussels-based European Economic Social Committee (EESC), was among the keynote speaker at a one-day conference on the fight against illegal tobacco. The event was organised by OLAF, the EU’s anti-fraud office and he
EU Reporter (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[Europe] Italy sentences leaders of black market cigarette ring

A criminal court in the northern Italian city of Turin has sentenced several individuals to prison and ordered the seizure of millions of euros worth of assets as part of a major trans-national tobacco contraband case that has involved law enforcement off
New Europe
added Mar 31, 2018 14:13
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[Europe] Vaping Not Out of Flavor

According to Euromonitor International, closed vaping systems edged out the competition in 2016, $2.120 billion versus $2.108 billion. However, analysts anticipate that difference to multiply exponentially over the next few years—a forecast of 23.6% comp
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Europe] EU takes aim at U.S. ag, textile, tobacco products in response to steel, aluminum tariffs

The European Union is proposing new tariffs on U.S. agriculture, textile, tobacco and a host of other products in response to the Trump administration’s plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Mar 30, 2018 19:42
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[Europe] #OLAF prioritizes terrorist financing and cigarette smuggling

The smuggling of cigarettes and other tobacco products is a global phenomenon which, in the EU alone, results in an annual loss of more than €10 billion in public revenue. A KPMG study commissioned by RUSI last year, analyzing the illicit cigarette mark
EU Reporter (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:41
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ARCHIVE: The Influence of the Tobacco Industry on European Tobacco-Control Policy

196CHAPTER 6Ultimately, however, the impact of course is on the public. If policy makers are persuaded againstintroducing effective tobacco-control measures, more people will be harmed by smoking.Thefinal section (see section 3,The future: what should be
Research Gate
added Mar 30, 2018 19:40
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[Europe, Greece] Greek court says e-cigarettes do not differ from traditional smoking

A top Greek court has decided that electronic cigarettes should have the same legal restrictions as traditional smoking does when it comes to bans in public places and advertising...rejected an appeal launched by the Electronic Cigarette Businesses Associ
EurActiv
added Mar 30, 2018 18:51
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[Europe, UK] THE DRUG THAT IS SWAMPING FOOTBALL: Sportsmail's investigation reveals use of banned stimulant 'snus' prevalent in the sport... with some players using drug during matches

It has been banned across most of Europe since 1992 because of its links to cancer....But a Sportsmail investigation has found that use of snus — which many believe gives you a mental and physical boost — has exploded among young athletes who are paid mil
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 16:13
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[Australia, Europe] WHO urged to end ‘ineffective’ tobacco plain packaging

The removal of brands from packaging is a “gross violation” of intellectual property rights and has failed to achieve its intended goals, the Property Rights Alliance argues in a letter to [WHO]....an international alliance of 62 think tanks, advocacy gr
EurActiv
added Mar 29, 2018 23:59
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Potential health impact of strong tobacco control policies in 11 South Eastern WHO European Region countries

The projections show that large health effects can be achieved and the results can be used as an advocacy tool towards acceleration of the enforcement of tobacco control laws in WHO European Region countries.
European Journal of Public Health
added Mar 26, 2018 14:59
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