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[Europe, UK] Britain's death toll for women's lung cancer is worst in the EU despite 'encouraging' downward trend in deaths from all types of the disease

More women will die from lung cancer in the UK this year than in any other EU country, a study found – because they took up the habit earlier. Researchers looked at death rates from all cancers in the 28 EU member states where Britain, France, Germany, I
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 27, 2016 15:59
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[Europe] No trace of EU tobacco-pack tracking system

The EU Commission has not selected the technology that it would prefer to use in tracking and tracing tobacco packs, according to a Politico.eu story relayed by the TMA. A ‘senior Commission official’ reportedly said that it was waiting on the results o
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 26, 2016 14:31
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] How Philip Morris International is trying to make smoking less risky for its customers

With a mysterious e-cigarette called iQOS, they’ve potentially taken their biggest step yet... Inkster added: “What we’re seeing from the studies already gives us enormous confidence that we’ve got a product with huge potential to reduce risk for adult s
City A.M. (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 20:43
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe] WELCH: Tobacco Plain Packaging Legislation

Whether it is the strength of the public health agenda or the weakness of the case being prosecuted by the tobacco industry, there is little evidence to date that 'regulatory chill' is undermining the resolve of governments around the world. However whet
Jurist.org (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)
added Jan 22, 2016 21:37
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[Europe] Germany to prohibit menthol, many other e-liquid flavours

Germany is to ban menthol e-liquid as well as many other flavours when it transposes the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). A lengthy, although still only provisional, list of restricted ingredients includes additives that facilitate the inhalation o
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:30
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[Europe] Brussels blocks Big Tobacco lobbying push

The tobacco companies’ move backfired... A top Commission health official intervened to scuttle the campaign and told the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to keep out of the way. The organization, established by industry to set common standard
Politico
added Jan 21, 2016 16:59
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[Europe, UK] Labelling of electronic cigarettes: regulations and current practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-liquids and e-cigarettes (21 and 9 brands, respectively) were evaluated. Evidence of non-compliance was found in relation to the CHIP/CLP toxic (13%) and environmental (37%) pictograms...More stringent enforcement of regulations is needed to ensure not
Tobacco Control
added Jan 21, 2016 16:09
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[Europe, UK] E-Cigarette Market In The U.K. Part 1: A Health Threat Or A Cure?

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) entered the e-cigarette market in the U.K. with the purchase of Nicocigs... The possibility of the products to be advised by NHS as a smoking cessation tool will help the company to expand significantly in this fast g
Trefis
added Jan 20, 2016 15:54
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European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling [FREE FULL TEXT]

An investigation made under freedom of information legislation showed that OLAF had failed to hold the industry to account. One document dated 3 July 2015 set the tone. In it Philip Morris noted that it “continues to be extremely pleased with the operati
British Medical Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 07:08
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[Europe, Ireland] EU body urged to be more open on tobacco contacts

“The Irish Cancer Society strongly urges you to extend the proactive transparency policy in place in DG Health and ensure the online publication of all meetings commission staff have with the tobacco industry,” the letter states. “There is an irreconcila
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 13, 2016 05:56
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