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WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco

The roadmap was presented to the 65th session of the Regional Committee for Europe in Vilnius, Lithuania, "The generation growing up now cannot comprehend that people used to smoke on airplanes, buses, in restaurants or in offices. The achievements of th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:55
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[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: The smoke filled room: How big tobacco influences health policy in the UK (PDF)

it may, at last, be possible to consign to history the tobacco industry’s malign influence on health policy and this report illustrates just how vital that is. it only requires that commitments from all sides be honoured.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:26
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[Europe, Netherlands] The devil is in the detail: tobacco industry political influence in the Dutch implementation of the 2001 EU Tobacco Products Directive

The findings highlight the policy risks associated with corporate actors’ ability to use interactions over technical product specifications to influence the implementation of health policy and illustrate the difficulties in limiting industry interference
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2015 10:17
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire: Negotiations with tobacco firms must be transparent

suspicion is that these powerful multinationals are using their influence in a (literally) unhealthy manner, and attempting to make the European Union agree to provisions that would seriously harm efforts to cut back on tobacco smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:48
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[Europe] Cover Up? TTIP Negotiators Outed for Secret Talks With Big Tobacco About [Redacted]

European Union officials face charges of evasion and cover up after concealing basic information about their negotiations with tobacco companies over a pair of pending "trade" deals, including the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in
Common Dreams
added Aug 28, 2015 20:09
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[Europe] Redact this / Transparency advocates accuse Commission of hiding information.

“these documents simultaneously reveal nothing and everything about the Commission’s dealings with the tobacco industry — especially worrying in the context of the ongoing TTIP talks.” A spokesman from British America Tobacco said the company is committe
Politico
added Aug 28, 2015 10:56
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[Europe] TTIP smokescreen: Documents on EC talks with Big Tobacco heavily redacted

Redacted documents detailing covert meetings between the European Commission (EC) and powerful tobacco lobbyists have compounded fears a secretive EU-US trade deal would allow tobacco giants to sue governments that attempt to legislate in the public inte
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 27, 2015 21:44
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[Europe] HEPPNER: FDA, From a Distance

It is a great honor for me, as a European, to be working for FDA. I am one of the two Locally Employed Staff (Foreign Service nationals) currently working in FDA’s Europe Office in Brussels, Belgium.... I am analyzing the range of science and policy issue
FDA Blogs
added Aug 27, 2015 12:32
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