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[Europe, Germany] Court: E-cigarette sales can not be restricted

A court ruled on Tuesday that the sale of electronic cigarettes can not be restricted in Germany, as the nicotine-based liquid inside is not a pharmaceutical product. But the ruling could still be overturned by Brussels. Münster's administrative cour
The (de)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:48

[Europe, Germany, UK] Parliament tobacco vote delayed

Vote delayed until 8 October, after German election. ... Centre-right German and British MEPs pushed for the delay, saying there has not been enough time to digest the position of the environment and health committee, adopted in July. They were supported
European Voice (be)
added Sep 5, 2013 09:44

[Europe, Germany] Bid to delay tobacco vote until after German election

German MEPs want vote delayed, but NGOs fear this could doom proposal. Centre-right German MEPs are pushing for a delay in the European Parliament vote on new European Union tobacco restrictions, scheduled for 10 September, according to Parliament sourc
European Voice (be)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:17

[Europe, Germany] Helmut Schmidt smoking his way through

93-year-old Helmut Schmidt was prepared. The former German Chancellor had 38,000 cigarettes stored away – enough to keep the life-long smoker puffing away for the rest of his years. Whether the story is true or merely stuff of the blogospehere remains t
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:21

[Germany, UK] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

(BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated in current smokers. It follows an earlier, shorter trial published last month that evaluated th
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2013 10:41

[Germany] The association of smoking status with healthcare utilisation, productivity loss and resulting costs: results from the population-based KORA F4 study [FREE FULL TEXT]

excess costs for current and former smokers impose a large burden on society, and that previous top-down cost approaches produced lower estimates for the costs of care for smoking-related diseases. Efforts must be focused on prevention of smoking to achie
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:48

[Germany] Health care costs resulting from cigarette smoking are considerably higher than previously assumed

Previous analyses of the effects of cigarette smoking have been based on aggregate calculation models which were unable to take all health-related consequences into account. ... The data analyses showed that the costs of medical care and work absenteeism
added Jul 30, 2013 02:46

[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20

[Germany] Bernie Ecclestone indicted by German judge in F1 case

Bernie Ecclestone has been formally served with an indictment from a German judge investigating allegations of bribery, the Formula One chief executive has confirmed.
added Jul 17, 2013 09:06

[Europe, Germany] Former German leader Helmut Schmidt buys 38,000 menthol cigarettes to avoid EU ban

Following the announcement of a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes from the European Union, the former German Chancellor and avid-smoker Helmut Schmidt is reported to have purchased 200 cartons, around 38,000 menthol cigarettes so that he may continue en
The Commentator
added Jul 9, 2013 12:24
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