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[Europe, Ireland] EDITORIAL: Monitoring 'Big' tobacco necessary in the face of a lack of transparency

In Ireland alone there are more than one million smokers. Continued obfuscation by the European Commission in its dealings with the tobacco industry is absolutely unacceptable.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:37

European Ombudsman rejects Commission on tobacco lobbying

After months the lack of trasparency in meetings between EU and tobacco lobbies is still there. That’s what the European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly affirms, she regrets that European Commission did not choose the way of trasparency on meetings with tobacc
Eastonline (it)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:28

Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Ombudsman found that the current practices amounted to maladministration. She recommended to the Commission that all of its Directorates should ensure proactive transparency as is already the case with DG Health. This will require the publication on-l
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 14:08

European Commission's opinion on case No. 852/2014/LP (PDF)

The Commission continues to believe that it complies in full with its obligations under the FCTC and does therefore not agree with the findings and the recommendation of the European Ombudsman.
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 14:06

Ombudsman: European Commission not transparent enough about tobacco lobbying

O'Reilly, has found the Barroso Commission was not transparent enough about its meetings with the tobacco industry. She called on the Juncker Commission from now on proactively to publish online all meetings with tobacco lobbyists, or their legal represen
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:53

European Commission's opinion on case No. 852/2014/LP

Types of maladministration alleged – (i) breach of, or (ii) breach of duties relating to: Lawfulness (incorrect application of substantive and/or procedural rules) [Article 4 ECGAB]
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:48

[Europe] Ombudsman regrets Commission stance on UN tobacco lobbying rules

Emily O'Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendation to extend the transpa
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:46

[Europe, UK] New EU tobacco regulations will benefit e-cig market, says blu

“Traditional Tobacco is already a highly regulated industry, so many retailers may have heard the news of legislation reaching the e-cigarette category with dismay. However, at blu we welcome most of the changes - and we think retailers should too. We bel
Convenience Store (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 13:43
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[Denmark] Scandinavian Tobacco debuts in top European IPO of ‘16

Scandinavian Tobacco Group has managed to get away the largest initial public offering in Europe so far this year
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45

[Europe, Greece] Tobacco Smuggling: Smoking the Taxes Away

(OLAF) cooperated closely with the Greek and Cypriot authorities in order to locate and confiscate more than 33 million cigarettes in Greece. Out of the five operations, this has been one of the biggest, in which more than 75 million cigarettes were confi
Greek Reporter
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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