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[Europe, Ireland] EDITORIAL: Monitoring 'Big' tobacco necessary in the face of a lack of transparency

In Ireland alone there are more than one million smokers. Continued obfuscation by the European Commission in its dealings with the tobacco industry is absolutely unacceptable.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:37

[Asia-pacific] BRINKLEY: Sens. McConnell, Hatch And TPP: A Matter of Life And Death

Valiantly manning the ramparts for these two poor, put-upon industries are Republican Senators Orrin Hatch of Utah and Mitch McConnell...McConnell is miffed that the TPP doesn’t give the tobacco industry carte blanche to challenge foreign governments’ pu
added Feb 12, 2016 21:05

[Asia-pacific] BRINKLEY: Friends Of Big Tobacco Worship False Idols

Friends of the tobacco industry blame Obama for screwing them in the TPP, even though the tobacco exemption was added at the behest of Malaysia and agreed on by 12 governments. Getting angry and blaming your adversaries is easier and more politically pr
added Feb 12, 2016 20:52

[Louisiana] AARP throws support behind Smoke-free East Baton Rouge movement

representatives of AARP, as well as local musicians Kenny Neal and Michael Foster, announced their support for the effort, which seeks to ban smoking in bars and casinos. The joint announcement came just 90 minutes after Lydia Kuykendal, a leader of Smok
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Feb 12, 2016 15:01
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European Ombudsman rejects Commission on tobacco lobbying

After months the lack of trasparency in meetings between EU and tobacco lobbies is still there. That’s what the European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly affirms, she regrets that European Commission did not choose the way of trasparency on meetings with tobacc
Eastonline (it)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:28
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Recommendation of the European Ombudsman in the inquiry into complaint 852/2014/LP against the European Commission regarding its compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention

The Ombudsman found that the current practices amounted to maladministration. She recommended to the Commission that all of its Directorates should ensure proactive transparency as is already the case with DG Health. This will require the publication on-l
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 14:08

Ombudsman: European Commission not transparent enough about tobacco lobbying

O'Reilly, has found the Barroso Commission was not transparent enough about its meetings with the tobacco industry. She called on the Juncker Commission from now on proactively to publish online all meetings with tobacco lobbyists, or their legal represen
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:53

European Commission's opinion on case No. 852/2014/LP

Types of maladministration alleged – (i) breach of, or (ii) breach of duties relating to: Lawfulness (incorrect application of substantive and/or procedural rules) [Article 4 ECGAB]
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:48
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[Europe] Ombudsman regrets Commission stance on UN tobacco lobbying rules

Emily O'Reilly, strongly regrets that the European Commission has chosen not to make its dealings with the tobacco industry more transparent in line with UN guidelines. The Commission was responding to the Ombudsman’s recommendation to extend the transpa
European Ombudsman
added Feb 12, 2016 13:46

GOP lawmaker: E-cigs could 'very well save my life'

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) on Monday fired back at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) over her opposition to electronic cigarettes, writing in a letter that they could “very well save my life."
The Hill
added Feb 12, 2016 13:04
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