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[Europe, Malta, USA] After ‘Dalligate’, snus manufacturer sets sights on US market

The Swedish company has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration to approve snus – the same tobacco product at the heart of the Dalli allegations – as a “modified risk” product, with fewer health risks than cigarettes.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2014 21:24
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[Europe, Malta] Kessler to testify in Zammit case, also summoned for privileges hearing

Zammit is accused of trading in influence for allegedly demanding a €60 million bribe from Swedish tobacco firm Swedish Match and the European smokeless tobacco lobby. The initial investigation into allegations that he was securing a reversal of a trade
Malta Today (mt)
added Feb 27, 2014 11:55
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[Europe, Malta] How Big Tobacco’s divide-and-conquer strategy exposed the EU’s flaws

buckled on plain packaging in the face of fierce lobbying, writes James Panichi. Still not satisfied, the tobacco industry sought to delay new regulations, exposing problems within the EU bueaucracy
Inside Story (Institute for Social Research (H53) / Swinburne University of Technology) (au)
added Oct 18, 2013 16:06
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[Bahamas, Europe, Malta] ‘No need to tell Brussels of trip’ ($$)

Dalli felt no need to disclose his Bahamas trip to Brussels’ top brass, despite revealing yesterday that the charitable initiative he was helping set up was a multi-billion dollar commercial operation with philanthropic aims.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:05
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[Europe, Malta] Dalli denies his trip to Bahamas was to transfer money

John Dalli has rejected as a "blatant lie" a story in the International Herald Tribune this morning which reported that the Former European Commissioner travelled to the banking haven of the Bahamas to move millions of dollars.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 1, 2013 10:51
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[Europe, France, Malta] French programme claims Dalli targeted by tobacco lobby to delay introduction of stricter laws

A French investigative programme has suggested that the tobacco industry may have manoeuvred to force the removal of former Health Commissioner John Dalli, citing confidential documents by leading tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI).
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:38
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[Europe, Malta] Barroso faces Dalli at EU court in tobacco lobby case

Five judges at the EU Court of Justice on Monday (7 July) cross-examined the president of the European Commission in the tobacco lobby scandal which saw health commissioner John Dalli leave in disgrace two years ago.
EUobserver.com
added Jul 8, 2014 06:32
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[Malta] Tobacco firm employees face uncertain future

A number of employees at British American Tobacco face an uncertain future as talks continue over a merger with another local firm, Times of Malta has learnt. Sources said the company was considering shedding about 15 of its employees: half the workforce
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 23, 2014 11:31
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[Europe, Malta] Brussels refuses to disclose Swedish Match complaint on Dalli

European Commission is refusing to disclose the letter from Swedish Match sent to the European Commission on 14 May 2012, in which it reported allegations of bribery against former commissioner John Dalli to the EU’s secretary-general.
Malta Today (mt)
added May 15, 2014 07:56
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli denies speaking about money with Silvio Zammit

Mr Dalli was testifying in court in the compilation of evidence against Mr Zammit, who is accused of trading in influence for changes to the EU's tobacco directive, when Mr Dalli was EU Health Commissioner.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:03
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