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53 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the European Union last year

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International finds that governments lose up to EUR 11.3 billion in revenues
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:27
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler fights immunity removal over Dalligate

In a saga that refuses to die down, the EU’s anti-fraud chief has launched a legal challenge to the European Commission’s decision to lift his immunity from prosecution in connection with a Belgian police investigation on the Dalligate affair.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to reduce smuggling ($$)

is calling on relevant authorities to ensure full enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to achieve the objective of that law, including reduction of product smuggling. The Tobacco Control Act, which was passed by the 7th Parliament and signed into Law in 201
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:41
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists demand bigger, scarier warnings on cigarette packs

The cigarette box replica had been installed by a group of around 200 young people who think cigarette companies have not been frank enough about the dangers of cigarette smoke to consumers in pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs. The young campa
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:38
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[Indonesia] East Java rejects foreign intervention in tobacco industry

Growing pressure from foreign NGOs demanding Indonesia immediately ratify the ( FCTC ) has been met with strong resistance from East Java Governor Soekarwo. Soekarwo asked foreign NGOs not to intervene in matters related to tobacco farming and produc
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 6, 2016 12:29
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[Europe, Greece] Greek smoking ban ineffective

[WHO] report... On a scale of 0-10, where scores 8 and above describe high compliance and below 5 low compliance, Greece’s performance is 3. In particular, the reports notes that the country’s compliance in cafes, bars, restaurant is from 0 to 2.
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2016 12:26
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You have questions about FDA deeming. FDA wants to give you answers.

CASAA has been receiving a high volume of calls and emails ... Some of the questions that CASAA has received that might be more appropriately answered by FDA include: Will I still be able to DIY at home or do I need to register as a tobacco manufacture
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jun 5, 2016 18:49
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[Europe, Malta] Businessman in Dalligate scandal claims AG 'abusive' delays

Zammit who is standing accused in connection with the Dalligate scandal is claiming that the Attorney General's "pointless" wait for a foreign witness who is refusing to testify is stalling proceedings.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:17
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[Missouri] Raise age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21, health board says

Lee’s Summit health and business leaders are urging the Lee’s Summit City Council to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Lee’s Summit CARES and the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce already have endorsed the concept. The city’s a
Lees Summit (MO) Journal
added Jun 3, 2016 15:44
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[Asia, China] New draft of Chinese anti-smoking law weaker than health advocates had hoped

officials involved in discussions with officials close to the lawmaking process said the tobacco industry had urged the legislative affairs office of the State Council, China's cabinet, to keep allowing cigarette advertisements, and enable workplaces, res
Reuters
added Jun 3, 2016 15:16
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