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[Europe, Ireland] EU officials in hot water over big tobacco link

The role of big tobacco in shaping EU policies on smoking has long been suspect, with a commissioner being forced to resign two years ago... Taoiseach Enda Kenny and several ministers were criticised for meeting tobacco industry representatives just prior
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Oct 5, 2015 22:29
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[Europe] EU Commission Too Opaque Over Tobacco Lobbying

said the entire commission - with the exception of Dalli's former department - is not being proactive enough about publishing information on meetings with the tobacco industry. The approach is "inadequate, unreliable and unsatisfactory," her office said
Life Style Extra (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 12:08
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[Europe] Contacts with the tobacco industry re EU trade negotiations

It is - again - remarkable that DG Trade would share such information with a tobacco company (moreover one which is head-quartered in Japan), while refusing access-to-documents to others. We would like a review of this position, for the above-mentioned re
Ask the EU (Access Info Europe) (es)
added Oct 5, 2015 12:05
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LETTER FROM BAT re: European Trade lobbying (PDF)

Set forth below are responses to the questions of the European Commission Directorate - General for Trade contained in your letter, dated 4 February, 2014, relating to British America Tobacco's serious concerns with the consistency of the [REDACTED]
Ask the EU (Access Info Europe) (es)
added Oct 5, 2015 12:01
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[Europe] In focus: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

This new system would replace the existing investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism in all ongoing and future EU investment negotiations.
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:51
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[Europe] Black-out on tobacco's access to EU trade talks an eerie indication of TTIP threat

[EC] 'released' very heavily redacted documents (see PDFs below) concerning their contacts with the tobacco industry on EU trade negotiations, including the ongoing EU-Japan and EU-US trade talks (TTIP). In all four documents (correspondence with and min
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:46
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[Europe] Contacts with the tobacco industry re EU trade negotiations

I am requesting the following documents: - a list of meetings between DG Trade officials and representatives of the tobacco industry (including tobacco companies and tobacco industry groups, but also lobby consultancies, law firms and others working fo
Ask the EU (Access Info Europe) (es)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:45
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[Europe] Did the Commission censor Big Tobacco documents because of TTIP?

[EC] has denied that heavily redacted documents about meetings with Big Tobacco companies have anything to do with EU-US trade talks for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). But campaigners and MEPs argued that contradicted Commissi
EurActiv
added Oct 5, 2015 11:38
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[Europe] Commission's secretive tobacco lobby contacts breach UN rules - Ombudsman

The EU Ombudsman has upheld a complaint by Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) against the Commission over its failure to implement UN tobacco lobby rules. Deeming the Commission's failure to comply with the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Framework Conv
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Oct 5, 2015 11:36
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[Europe] Commission in breach of UN tobacco lobbying rules, says EU Ombudsman

European Commission fails to meet United Nations transparency obligations over tobacco lobbying... The Barroso Commission, rocked by the Dalligate graft scandal, was too secretive about meeting Big Tobacco lobbyists, the Ombudsman said.
EurActiv
added Oct 5, 2015 11:34
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