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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit to be indicted for trading in influence in Dalligate bribery case

Silvio Zammit is a step closer to being indicted for trading in influence, after a court today reaffirmed a previous ruling there were sufficient grounds to place the restaurateur under a bill of indictment. Zammit is charged with having solicited a €60
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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[Europe, Malta] Sufficient grounds for former Dalli aide Silvio Zammit to go on trial

The former aide and canvasser to European Commissioner John Dalli stands accused of seeking two bribes, including a €60 million bribe from a Swedish snus tobacco producer in order to influence changes to an EU tobacco directive while Mr Dalli was EU Heal
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 18, 2018 17:27
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[UK] Forecasting life expectancy, years of life lost, and all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 250 causes of death: reference and alternative scenarios for 2016–40 for 195 countries and territories [FREE FULL TEXT]

Country-level smoking trends were markedly variable in the past, corresponding with where countries are on the tobacco-epidemic curve and in the scale-up of tobacco control;27 subsequently, our better and worse health scenarios showed comparably varied fu
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:54
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Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide

the most premature mortalities were high blood pressure, high body mass index, high blood sugar, tobacco use and alcohol...faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet."
CNN
added Oct 18, 2018 15:50
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UK life-expectancy rises to 23rd in world ranking despite obesity and smoking pressures

“But nations could make faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet.”...researchers looked at the impact of 79 independent drivers of health including smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and lack of clean w
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:45
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[France] Banned plastics: European Parliament’s list grows longer

The environment committee calls for a 50% reduction of filter waste containing plastic in 2025 and an 80% reduction in 2030. Moreover, the committee is requesting that the tobacco industry cover the costs of collecting, transporting and treating these cig
EurActiv
added Oct 16, 2018 00:04
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Indexation of Tobacco Excise and Customs Duty and Smoking Prevalence Among Australian Adults, 2001–2010: A Serial Cross-sectional Study

inflation-adjusted duty was not associated with changes in smoking prevalence, but it may have prevented upward pressure on prevalence that increasing affordability could have exerted. Frequent increases in duty greater than the growth in both wages and g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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ZELLER: The Future of Nicotine Regulation: Key Questions and Challenges [FREE FULL TEXT]

As we shape nicotine regulatory policy incorporating the concept of a tobacco product continuum of risk, we as a society must confront a wide range of important issues, some of them going to the fundamental question of how the principle of harm reduction
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:48
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LETTER: WARNER: The Nicotine Continuum and Regulation: Additional Challenges to Converting an Important Concept into Policy: Commentary on Zeller

Mitch Zeller is a tobacco control visionary. He and his colleagues are trying to figure out how to convert that vision into meaningful regulation. The real challenge is to do that in a complicated bureaucracy subject to profound political obstacles to se
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:44
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LETTER: Considerations for High-Risk Populations: Response to Zeller’s The Future of Nicotine Regulation: Key Questions and Challenges

Given the complexity and multilayered nature of smoking, and challenges in achieving long-term cessation in these groups, it is important that VLNC cigarettes are part of a multifaceted, comprehensive approach to talking tobacco use among high-risk popul
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:43
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