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[Europe] Germany to implement new measures to curb smoking

The government has approved a draft bill requiring tobacco packages to have photos meant to dissuade smokers. The new laws, which will be implemented next year, come amid concern in Germany over tobacco-related deaths.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Dec 17, 2015 16:05

[Europe] United Nations agency gives EU a tobacco warning

The head of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control secretariat, Vera Da Costa e Silva, wrote senior European Commission officials earlier this month, saying the EU’s close working relationship with tobacco companies to fi
added Dec 16, 2015 17:52

[Europe] E-cigarette adverts to be made illegal in EU

E-cigarettes cannot be advertised in magazines, newspapers, on TV and on radio, from May 2016, the Department of Health (DH) announced today. E-cigarettes were invented in 2003 after being developed in Beijing, China by Hon Lik, a 52 year old pharmacist
Nursing in practice (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:42

[Europe, UK] Will 2016 be the year that the high street vape shop runs out of puff?

The 8,000 vaping shops on the British high street may vanish — in a puff of vapour — just as suddenly as they appeared. A little-known piece of EU legislation, the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), will regulate the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes m
The Economic Voice (uk)
added Dec 15, 2015 16:38

[Europe] Romanian parliament bans smoking in bars and playgrounds

Romania extended a smoking ban on Tuesday to include bars and playgrounds, becoming the latest European Union state to strengthen anti-smoking controls. Prior to the bill, which has been under consideration since 2011, smoking had been banned in state i
added Dec 15, 2015 16:29

[Europe] EU struggles to renew deal with Big Tobacco

But critics of the tobacco industry and health advocates strongly oppose cutting financial deals with tobacco companies. “This is the scandal of the century,” said center-left French MEP Gilles Pargneaux, the deputy chair of European Parliament’s commit
added Dec 14, 2015 15:17

[Europe, UK] Euro MP backs challenge by tobacco firms

Mr Nuttall, UKIP deputy leader, said: “The firms are arguing it will unlawfully take away their trademark intellectual property while the government claims it will discourage more people from smoking. “One of my concerns is this plain packaging will put
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Dec 14, 2015 13:49

[Europe, Poland] Tobacco Exports Up by a Third

Exports of tobacco products from Poland rose a hefty 32.1 percent year on year in the first six months of 2015. The country is the largest producer of tobacco and tobacco products in the EU, selling huge quantities of cigarettes around the world.
The Warsaw Voice (pl)
added Dec 13, 2015 22:25

[Europe] MEP confirms intention for EU to “follow Australian idea” on plain packaging (updated)

Following the publication of this article, a spokesperson for Paolo de Castro sent a short statement to World Trademark Review. It reads: "As correctly stated, the second EU Tobacco Product Directive has been voted by the Parliament, with a large majorit
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 12, 2015 16:04

[Belgium, Europe, Romania] A commissioner’s work habits prompt staff upheaval / Corina Creţu’s long weekends and treatment of underlings said to be behind high turnover.

former and current staffers said, Creţu smoked cigarettes in her office, flouting an institution-wide ban. “Everyone said, ‘You can’t do this,’” according to a former staffer, “but she said, ‘In Romania, a minister can do whatever they want.’”
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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