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[Europe] Philip Morris International Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products

PM) announced today that the factory of its Greek affiliate (Papastratos) in Aspropyrgos, has ceased cigarette production and is now exclusively producing HEETS, the tobacco units used with IQOS, the company’s most advanced smoke-free product. This first
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:04
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[Italy] European Parliament - E-Cig: a Potential Step Forward for European Health According to LIAF – Lega Italiana Anti Fumo

is bringing experts and policymakers to the European Parliament to discuss the benefits of electronic cigarettes. The event takes place on 20 March 2018 at 12.30 p.m. and will allow experts to exchange views on the potential of e-cigarettes to help reshap
Business Wire
added Mar 19, 2018 21:48
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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43
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Statement by the European Public Health Association on the Philip Morris International “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” (PDF)

we have seen what can be achieved in countries where these measures have been applied most effectively. Unfortunately, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies continue to challenge this evidence and to undermine these policies. To quote the response to
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:43
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[Europe, USA] EU prepares measures to counter US new tariffs

The former French economy minister said that "immediate" retaliatory measures would include European tariffs on US exported oranges, tobacco and bourbon, and goods which he said were mainly produced in constituencies held by Trump's Republican party.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 13, 2018 14:38
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[Europe] VIDEO: Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

Illicit trade in tobacco is a substantial problem, with an estimated volume size as 490 billion sticks. Excluding China, every 1 in 9 cigarettes that is lit across the world is illicit. Euromonitor is noticing increased activity in both illicit whites and
You Tube
added Mar 11, 2018 16:47
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Recommendations to the European Commission implementing a priority list of additives that should have more stringent reporting requirements: the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks [FREE FULL TEXT]

In line with Article 6 of the TPD, more stringent reporting obligations, in the form of comprehensive studies, will apply for additives placed on a priority list to be adopted by the European Commission, taking into account the intended use of the produc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:12
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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00
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[Europe, UK] Vaping on the NHS? Don't hold your breath

Experts told Parliament that a post-Brexit Britain should think about axing the most draconian EU-wide e-cigarette regulations to encourage people to quit smoking tobacco. The Science and Technology Select Committee heard oral evidence yesterday that th
The Register (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:37
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