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[Europe, Ireland] O'REILLY: Brussels must resist lobbying by the tobacco industry

No argument was too alarmist or too cynical when the industry set out to water down EU plans to discourage smoking, says the European Ombudsman...How many more lives might be saved or public health further safeguarded if the tobacco directive had been ev
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:16

[Asia-pacific, Europe] Who Wins and Loses with the TPP?

These compromises could influence future trade deals such as the US-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which in turn could have repercussions for companies not directly affected by the TTP, such as British American Tobacco plc ( BTI
added Oct 6, 2015 17:41

[Europe, Guernsey, UK] EU ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes, claim eurosceptic Tories

Smokers will die because the European Union is ignoring the science over electronic cigarettes, eurosceptic MPs have warned. Campaigners are taking legal action against a Brussels regulation...meeting on the fringe of the Conservative Party conferenc
Guernsey Press
added Oct 6, 2015 11:09

[Europe] Watchdog tells Brussels to kick tobacco habit ($$)

Ms O’Reilly, the former Irish Ombudsman, criticised the commission for not following UN rules to ensure public access to details of any discussions with tobacco companies or their representatives. An investigation carried out by her office found that onl
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:02

[Europe] Commission's secretive tobacco lobby contacts breach UN rules - Ombudsman

The new ruling follows other, recent Ombudsman rulings on several other CEO complaints about secrecy and conflicts of interests emerging from the Commission's relations with tobacco industry. In December 2013, the Ombudsman slammed the Commission for its
Corporate Europe Observatory (be)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:02

[Europe, Malta] Brussels’ breached tobacco transparency rules by not publishing lobbyist meetings

Commission’s contacts with the tobacco industry attracted major controversy following revelations of heavy lobbying pressure during the 2012-2014 revision of the EU’s tobacco products directive, including the Dalligate scandal that saw the EU’s health com
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:57

[Europe] EU officials kept tobacco meetings under wraps

Ties between the European Commission and the tobacco industry have been hidden from public scrutiny in contravention to UN rules. The findings, released on Monday (5 October) by European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly, point to long-held suspicions of corporat
added Oct 5, 2015 22:38

[Europe] EU Commission Not Transparent Enough on Tobacco, Ombudsman Says

The consultation on proposed revisions to the Tobacco Products Directive in 2014 drew an “influx of lobbyists into Brussels,” Daniel Freund, a policy officer with Transparency International, said by phone. “The meetings require greater scrutiny.”
Bloomberg News
added Oct 5, 2015 22:37

[Europe] EU Commission must be open about tobacco lobby - ombudsman

The ombudsman's conclusion on Monday related to a 2014 complaint brought by Corporate Europe Observatory, which said senior European Commission officials had had at least 14 undisclosed meetings with tobacco lobbyists.
BBC Online
added Oct 5, 2015 22:36

[Europe] EU officials ‘hiding meetings’ with tobacco industry lobbyists

CEO, in communication with Euronews, claimed the meetings were between a lawyer acting for Philip Morris International (PMI) and the EC. The lawyer, said the NGO, used to be a top official in the EC, potentially a fresh case in Brussels so-called ‘revolv
added Oct 5, 2015 22:35
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