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European court paves the way for plain cigarette packaging

The EU's highest court has opened the path to the introduction of plain cigarette packaging laws across the continent, striking a significant blow against tobacco companies.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:02
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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

Affirming the decision below unquestionably will invite wholly foreign litigation into the United States, where it does not belong. Allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary foreign civil disputes into U.S. federal courts will dramat
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 22, 2015 22:45
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[Europe] PARGNEAUX: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century

As a member of the European Parliament (MEP), I have witnessed their constant endeavour to undermine our work during the negotiations to adopt the 2014 Tobacco Directive. The lobbying activities of this industry shouldn't be considered as other strategies
EUobserver.com
added Dec 22, 2015 22:37
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[Europe] Are Hybrids the Future for Electronic Cigarettes?

British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI) may have what could perhaps best be described as the Reese's peanut butter cup of smoking. The tobacco giant's new iFuse electronic cigarette seeks to combine the best of two worlds: the more healthful benefits of v
Motley Fool
added Dec 20, 2015 19:09
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[Europe, Greece] Greek crisis and tax hike foster cigarette smuggling

Consumption of smuggled cigarettes has risen by about 50%...an agreement between the Naples Guardia di Finanza (financial police) and British American Tobacco, during which discussion was held on the illegal market of ''Illicit Whites'' cigarettes produce
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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[Europe] Germany follows Turkey’s example, plans to put graphic warnings on cigarette packages

cigarette packages in Germany will have warning images on them starting next spring, in line with EU guidelines for the sale of cigarettes to protect consumers. On December 19, 2012, the European Commission presented a proposal concerning the member stat
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:12
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Research and Markets: European Electronic Cigarette & Vaporizer Market 2015-2025 - Europe Being one of the Largest Markets in the E-Cigarette Industry is Home to Conflicting Regulatory Regimes

is strengthening its foothold, taking the lead position in the global e-cigarette and e- vapor market, thanks to a series of major acquisitions of companies such as Nicocigs. Ltd., E-Lites, and Skycig among others. The industry is rapidly expanding majorl
Business Wire
added Dec 18, 2015 19:29
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[Europe, France] Questions sociales et santé : modernisation de notre système de santé [Social and health issues: modernization of our health system / Bill on Health, No. 2302, filed October 15, 2014]

Article 5 i (new) Standardization of the presentation packet of cigarettes and rolling tobacco - neutral package - on the basis of Article 24 of the Directive 2014/40 / EU (Provision introduced at the initiative of the Government).
French National Assembly [Assemblée nationale] (fr)
added Dec 18, 2015 17:25
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The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access...PMI's third party coalition partners, were actively involved in lobbying the Co
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:06
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RJR NABISCO v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: On Writ Of Certiorari: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

RICO’s private cause of action contains no clear indication that it reaches foreign injuries. Its text is silent on whether foreign injuries are covered, and its background legal context affirmatively suggests that it is limited to domestic injuries.
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 17, 2015 22:59
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