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[Europe] EU plan to raise duty on e-cigarettes act of folly, says UKIP MEP Louise Bours

"All this will do is discourage people from vaping, which even Public Health England say is 95% safer than smoking cigarettes. "Only days ago we learned from a study by the University College London that 20,000 people a year give up smoking tobacco and u
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Mar 4, 2016 14:05

[Europe] Russia Stresses Cuban Environmental Surveillance Network

Cuba's early warning system for ozone damage to plantations was the focus of interest at the 29th convention of the Working Group on Vegetation...efficiency of the Caribbean nation's warning system particularly in the protection of tobacco crops, which ar
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Mar 4, 2016 01:35

[Europe] Anti-tobacco lobby urges MEPs to reject Philip Morris deal

Politicians and activists fiercely opposed to the tobacco industry are trying to persuade MEPs to speak out against renewing an EU anti-smuggling agreement with multinational Philip Morris International (PMI). The centre-left socialists, the second-large
added Mar 3, 2016 23:33

[Europe, Netherlands] More smokers buy tobacco abroad as taxes go up

The amount raised for the treasury by tobacco sales has again fallen below official forecasts, the Financieele Dagblad said on Thursday. Tobacco industry figures show that consumers are increasingly buying their cigarettes and rolling tobacco in Belgiu (nl)
added Mar 3, 2016 23:32

[Europe, UK] EU agrees to tax e-cigarettes at higher rate

EU diplomats unanimously agreed a call for the European commission to prepare a legislative proposal by 2017, in a draft document seen by the Guardian that EU finance ministers will sign off at a meeting next Tuesday. No proposal will be tabled until af
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:55

[Europe, UK] New EU laws could send the price of e-cigarettes soaring as Brussels looks at imposing the same tax regime as tobacco

One official told EU Observer prices increases would be 'self evident' under the proposals but the EU Commission today told MailOnline the review did not mean e-cigarettes would face identical taxes to tobacco. A draft is due to be ready by next year.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:53

[Europe, UK] Brussels tax hike to send e-cigarette price soaring ($$)

Electronic cigarettes are set to soar in price under plans by Brussels to tax them at the same punitive rate as tobacco. Vaping will be brought into line with cigarettes and cigars as the EU tries to help governments to raise more money. Experts say that
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 15:15

[Europe, UK] E-cigarette prices to soar as EU moves to reclassify as tobacco product to raise tax

is set to classify e-cigarettes as tobacco products in a bid to help member states raise more money. Ambassadors from all the 28 EU countries have agreed to take the first step towards imposing the higher duty and have, according to The Times, "quietly"
IBTimes (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 15:13

[Europe] Nerudia and Broughton Laboratories announce strategic partnership

a new partnership which will see the companies working in tandem to support customers in complying with the requirements of the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which comes into effect on 20 May 2016.
PGVG Magazine (fr)
added Mar 2, 2016 15:02

[Europe] Israeli Startup Releases Tobacco-Free Medical Cannabis Blend

While more pain patients are turning to medical marijuana than ever before, a substantial number are consuming tobacco mixed with their treatment...combining tobacco with cannabis has become particularly popular in Europe and Israel, where it is estimated
The Jewish Journal
added Mar 1, 2016 16:14
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