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[Europe, Ireland] O’Reilly criticises EC’s transparency in dealings with tobacco firms

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly has strongly criticised the European Commission’s refusal to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent, following an investigation by her office. A report by Ms O’Reilly in October sharply criticised t
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:07
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[Europe] CHILDERS: EU should confine tobacco agreement to dustbin

The infamous PMI Agreements on fake and smuggled cigarettes between the EU, member states and the tobacco industry...We have empowered the industry to self-police cigarette smuggling without independent verification. Therefore, it will come as no surpris
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 8, 2016 14:59
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[Europe, Germany, Greece, Russia] Blowing in the wind: OLAF helps seizing 75 million cigarettes

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) had a good year’s start by carrying out, between December 2015 and January 2016, several operations in Greece, Russia, Germany and Spain that led to a total seizure of more than 75 million cigarettes. During an enqu
New Europe
added Feb 6, 2016 22:10
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[Europe, Germany] How essential are cigarettes in movies?

Does smoking on screen encourage young people to take up the habit? The WHO wants to ban tobacco from film. We take a look back at iconic classics that wouldn't have been quite the same without cigarettes.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:21
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[Europe] Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman _ or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street _ thanks to new health and environmental laws that are going into effect

They also specifically target pediatric hospitals and other medical facilities catering to pregnant women and newborns in a bid to cut the estimated 70,000-83,000 deaths a year ...The measures are contained in a new law conforming to EU regulations aimed
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 18:50
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 21,2016
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 1, 2016 22:28
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Jan 29 2016 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Monday, March 21,2016
SCOTUSBlog
added Jan 29, 2016 19:58
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[Belgium, Europe] MEP defends confidentiality of tobacco meeting

MEPs discussed EU deals with four tobacco firms behind closed doors in Brussels on Wednesday (27 January), while saying they have nothing to hide. German MEP Ingeborg Graessle, who organised the meeting, defended its secrecy, but not everyone thought it
EUobserver.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:23
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[Europe] Lithuania: FCTC breaches undermine tobacco control progress

Under an agreement signed in late 2014 with the Interior Ministry, Philip Morris Baltic (PMB) contributes 104,000 EUR to the police department. Part of the donation is allocated to support police officers with a good track record against illegal tobacco,
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2016 18:52
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[Europe, Netherlands] MPs set to vote for new tobacco packaging with gruesome images

Dutch MPs are today expected to approve new European Union rules on tobacco packaging, which will see 65% of cigarette packets covered with health warnings. The new packaging, which will include photographs of damaged lungs and other smoking-generated hea
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jan 28, 2016 14:55
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