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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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[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43
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[Europe, Malta] New witnesses say Dalli enquired about lifting snus ban...Dalli reacts / Denies wrongdoing and says he had meetings about snus with Swedish ministers and MEPs

Dalli enquired about lifting the ban on smokeless tobacco, snus, at around the same time as his former canvasser allegedly asked for a bribe to secure this outcome, according to fresh evidence presented to Malta’s Attorney General. The EU’s anti-fraud age
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:19
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[Europe, Malta] LETTER: Tobacco industry is the real winner

Arnold Cassola called this a shameful day for the European Parliament, as a centre-right majority has done the bidding of the tobacco industry and voted for weaker rules, which are totally at odds with citizens’ interests and public health.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 20, 2013 20:00
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Brussels Break-Ins Investigated as 'Tobaccogate' Unfolds

But “tobaccogate” is likely to rumble on. As Nils Wadstrom, a Swedish journalist, posted on Twitter: . . . Tobaccogate is the story of the year. Mind-blowing.
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 21, 2012 16:48
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] Exclusive: John Dalli interview on OLAF, resignation, tobacco directive [VIDEO]

John Dalli came to New Europe's Brussels HQ on the morning of October 17, and was interviewed by Alexandros Koronakis and Cillian Donnelly on the OLAF investigation, his resignation, and the tobacco directive.
New Europe
added Oct 18, 2012 03:05
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[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: Smoke signals of the very worrying kind

Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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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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