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[Asia-pacific, Europe] LARSSON: TPP Proof that we can Overcome Codentify and the Big Tobacco Agenda

industry is also trying to bully EU countries into adopting Codentify as their official track and tracing system...Promoting Codentify’s use across the world is actually an alternative means of influence over potential future TPP style deals that restric
Why It's Bad (Oscar Larsson blog)
added Oct 15, 2015 11:41
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[Europe] Innovative political strategies of tobacco companies aimed at undermining UK and EU health policy (PDF)

Tobacco companies constantly innovate in the techniques they use to influence policy that affects how their interests and activities are governed. The findings show that seemingly benign initiatives - such as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) progr
University of Bath (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:15
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[Europe, UK] Policy Brief: Tobacco Companies Undermining Health Policy

Research conducted by the Tobacco Control Research Group at the University of Bath has examined the political strategies tobacco companies have developed to gain access to policy élites, exploit the political value of the specialised information under th
University of Bath (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:13
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[Europe] Photographs among new health warnings on cigarette packets in EU from May 2016

New combined health warnings on packages of tobacco products, in particular cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco, that will be in use across the European Union from May 2016 were approved by the European Commission on October 9.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:58
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[Europe, UK] Revealed: how ‘big tobacco’ used EU rules to win health delay

(TCRG) has found that the companies played a key role in pushing the European commission’s Better Regulation agenda, which places business interests at the heart of policy drafting. They then used the new laws to block and delay a series of major health r
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 12, 2015 10:54
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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
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[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
NASDAQ
added Oct 6, 2015 17:41
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[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
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[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
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[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
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