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Infographic: the TPD and European e-cigarette regulation

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:27
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[USA] Announcement: Moody's: US and European tobacco industry will see profit growth in 2016

the expected fall in sales volume could accelerate in the US if e-cigarette sales see stronger-than-expected growth, whereas in Europe, the pricing environment remains supportive, reflecting stable macro-economic conditions." Within the US industry, prof
Moody's Investors Service
added Dec 5, 2015 17:27
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[Europe] EU admits parts of tobacco deal too bureaucratic

EUobserver has looked at various aspects of the agreement, and uncovered PMI's annual compliance reports via a freedom of information request. The reports showed that Olaf had made little use of several of the investigative tools it was given under the a
EUobserver.com
added Dec 5, 2015 16:20
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[Europe] [Investigation] How did the EU spend its €110 million in tobacco money?

received at least €1.4 billion from four tobacco giants as a result of anti-smuggling cooperation agreements. The EU budget received almost 10 percent, or €110 million, so far. How have they spent that money? The short answer to that question is: we have
EUobserver.com
added Dec 5, 2015 16:19
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[Europe, France] How Cigarette Smuggling Funds al-Qaeda in Africa

While European officials claim cigarette smuggling is dropping, terrorists with backgrounds in the illegal tobacco trade have now been implicated in attacks on Europeans in Africa (by Belmokhtar) as well as in the heart of Paris. While the African countri
Africa Times
added Dec 5, 2015 16:17
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[UK, USA] Moody's: US and European tobacco industry poised for rise in operating profits ...

The ratings’ agency predicts a four to five per cent rise in operating profits next year in both the US and Europe, even as cigarette sales volumes fall by about four per cent. “Moreover, the expected fall in sales volume could accelerate in the US if e
City A.M. (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:43
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[Europe] [Investigation] Scant evidence EU tobacco deal curbed smuggling

Member states have only begun to report their seizures of smuggled cigarettes systematically in 2005, which means there is no accurate picture of the situation before the agreement went into force. Also, as seizures were decreasing in the past decade, th
EUobserver.com
added Dec 4, 2015 03:11
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[Europe] [Investigation] EU sleuths ignore special powers on tobacco smuggling

The EU's anti-fraud agency has, in the past 11 years, made little use of the investigative instruments it gained under an EU agreement with Philip Morris International. Documents uncovered via a freedom of information request by EUobserver show that in m
EUobserver.com
added Dec 2, 2015 18:55
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[Europe, Spain] Philip Morris agreement with Spanish police: undermining the FCTC?

Unlike the WHO protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (which the EU has signed, but not ratified), the TPD doesn’t exclude the tobacco industry from a central role in fighting illicit tobacco. The track and trace system supported by the T
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Dec 2, 2015 18:17
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[Europe] INVESTIGATION / Will EU renew $1.25bn deal with tobacco firm PMI?

There are 222 days left until an unprecedented treaty between tobacco company Philip Morris International ... Since the deal with PMI, the EU signed similar agreements with three other tobacco giants. Until June 2015, the EU and its members have received
EUobserver.com
added Dec 1, 2015 12:36
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