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[UK] Sex and drugs and cigarettes trigger Italy's economic revival

Accounting changes across the EU have seen key illegal economic activities such as prostitution and drug trafficking included in a country’s official GDP measure. As a result, Italy’s economy was said to have risen slightly from a 0.1 per cent decline fo
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:27
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[Europe] The Minimum price of cigarettes in Italy set by the State

On October 5th 2007, Yesmoke presents a petition to the European Commission for the abolition of the minimum price, and on the 3rd of July 2008, the European Commission refers Italy to the Court of European Justice.
Yesmoke S.r.l. (it)
added Oct 13, 2014 20:12
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[Europe] Italy Overtaxed Cheap Cigarettes, Court Finds

Antitrust regulators in Italy found themselves in regulatory crosshairs for their decision in 2012 to set the tobacco tax rate for bargain-brand cigarettes at 115 percent of the rate levied against higher-priced smokes. Bargain tobacconist Yesmoke sued, c
Courthouse News
added Oct 13, 2014 20:08
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[Italy] PMI Opens Pilot Plant and Celebrates Groundbreaking on Construction of New Manufacturing Facility for Potentially Reduced-Risk Products

its first pilot plant for the production of potentially reduced-risk products (“RRPs”*). The pilot plant, just outside Bologna in Zola Predosa, is now in operation, while PMI's first manufacturing facility for larger scale production of RRPs is currently
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 10, 2014 14:10
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[Europe, Italy] Judgment in Case C-428/13: Ministero dell’Economia e delle Finanze e.a. v. Yesmoke Tobacco SpA (PDF)

The minimum excise duty of 115% applied by Italy to cigarettes with a retail price lower than the most popular price category of cigarettes is contrary to EU law Such an excise duty distorts competition
Court of Justice of the European Communities (lu)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:18
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[Europe, Italy] ECJ Rules Against Italian Tobacco Excise Duty Policy

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Italy's decision to levy a higher minimum excise duty on cheaper-than-average cigarettes contravenes EU law....an excise duty should be made up of two elements: an ad valorem excise duty, calculated on th
Tax-News.com
added Oct 10, 2014 13:10
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[Italy] Tequila and cigars: George Clooney's stag party in Venice

He was then reported to have headed to the luxurious Cipriani hotel where he was set to sleep, but not before rounding off the evening with some shots and cigars.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:47
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[Europe, Ireland] Italy joins EU states objecting to Irish plan for plain cigarette packs / Ninth EU country to oppose proposals

Italy has objected to Ireland’s plain tobacco packaging proposals on the day of the deadline yesterday for European Union countries to lodge their concerns. It is the ninth European Union country to object, joining Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Greece, P
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:02
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[Italy] E-Cigarettes Emit Levels Of Nickel And Chromium 4 Times Higher Than Tobacco Smoke

found secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes produces overall less chemical exposure but dangerous levels of nickel in addition to exposure to a new chemical not even found in traditional cigarette smoke. They published their study in the Journal of Environme
Medical Daily
added Sep 3, 2014 10:56
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[Italy, USA] Second-hand e-cig smoke compared to regular cigarette smoke

Despite a 10-fold decrease in overall exposure to carcinogenic particulate matter, researchers find increased levels of certain toxic metals in second-hand smoke from e-cigs
EurekAlert
added Aug 28, 2014 15:47
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