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[Europe, Malta] Commission: Nothing has changed in reasons for Dalli's resignation

"Nothing has changed about the grounds for the resignation," the spokesman said. The spokesman confirmed that the European Commission was first tipped off about allegations against Mr Dalli by Michel Petite. (A tobacco lobbyist and adviser to EU Commiss
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 1, 2013 03:10
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[Europe] Kessler ‘had no right’ to carry out interrogation in Malta, Dalli - ‘Publish report’

OLAF director-general Giovanni Kessler had no authority to carry out an interrogation on Maltese territory, a senior police officer privy to the John Dalli investigation has told MaltaToday. In comments that followed yesterday's presentation of the OLAF
Malta Today (mt)
added Apr 24, 2013 09:27
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[Europe, Malta] Dalligate - the lobbying, the conspiracy, and the €60 million bribe...

A look back at the week’s events that surrounded Dalligate – the resignation of John Dalli as the EU’s health commissioner. . . . Is Dalli responsible for an act of omission, or did he fall in a simple trap laid by big tobacco?
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:40
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[Europe, Malta] Dalligate: from Brussels to Sweden

Three observers of the unfolding story around John Dalli’s resignation offer their take on the story. . . . Dalli was vigilant, and set the basis for the Tobacco Products Directive without allowing the multi-million euro arms of the tobacco lobby to get
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:31
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[Malta] Dalli interview: ‘My decisions on tobacco directive had been leaked’

A week after his fall from grace at the European Commission, John Dalli insists he has done nothing wrong and instead points a finger at “hidden hands” in Malta and abroad, and even at “GonziPN”. He also tells Mark Micallef that allowing canvassers to ac
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:22
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli had two meetings with tobacco lobbyists

John Dalli held two meetings with tobacco lobbyists that were organised by a Sliema businessman, according to the head of the EU’s anti-fraud arm OLAF. The information released yesterday by Giovanni Kessler, director general of OLAF, during a press con
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 18, 2012 08:05
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] Health NGOs decry 'big tobacco' attempt at derailing Dalli anti-smoking campaign

The European Public Health Alliance claimed Dalli's resignation showed "how powerful the tobacco industry can be in influencing and undermining decision makers that are trying to support public health measures. . . . The cancer charity Smoke Free Partne
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 18, 2012 03:21
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[Malta] MCCAA publishes e-cigarette guidelines: E-cigs cannot be smoked indoors

E-cigarettes and e-liquids fall under the Tobacco (Smoking) Control Act (Legal notice 22 of 2010) and the Product Safety Act, meaning they cannot be smoked indoors.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:53
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[Europe, Malta] Report about Dalli's Bahamas trips languished on AG's desk, claims ex-inspector

As a result of OLAF’s first report, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser Silvio Zammit was charged with trading in influence over allegations he tried to solicit a €60 million bribe to help overturn an EU ban on the oral tobacco product known as Snus. The case is
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: Hands off the rule of law

The man who investigated the case insists there is a case for arraignment. Mr Dalli denies the allegations. In an environment where the rule of law prevails, only a court can settle that...This government has already corrupted governance and tries to ‘man
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:16
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