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[Europe] EU assessing PMI anti-illegal trade agreement

The EU has agreements with PMI, Japan Tobacco International, British American Tobacco and Imperial Tobacco under which these companies make annual payments to EU member states and the Commission (through the European anti-fraud office, Olaf) to help in t
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 7, 2015 15:56
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[Australia, Europe, Luxembourg] Tobacco giants and Government in plain packaging showdown

The world’s biggest tobacco companies will this week start their High Court battle with the Government over plans to sell cigarettes in plain packets, a controversial law that the manufacturers argue deprives them of their property rights.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:40
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[Europe] Wojciech Szczesny dropped 'after being caught smoking three times'

Gazzetta's report is somewhat laughable: a goalkeeper is dropped after letting in six goals, and it's supposedly about him lighting up a cigarette? As opposed to, you know, having just let in six goals?
Eurosport
added Dec 5, 2015 17:28
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Regulatory tracker archive: European e-cigarette regulation, November 2015 ($$)

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:27
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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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