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[Europe, Malta] ASCIAK: The battle against smoking

Much still needs be done – in both Malta and in the EU. But it is good to know that the European institutions are aware of this and are working hand-in-hand with national governments in order to deal with the issue. If all the health problems from smoking
Malta Independent (mt)
added Dec 22, 2013 12:44
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[Europe, Malta] ‘Not my fault if MEPs don’t pass tobacco directive’ – Borg

health and consumer policy commissioner Tonio Borg, who launched the proposed law in December 2012 after the resignation of John Dalli, says it's impossible for him to guarantee that the law will be passed as proposed. Borg, in Malta today for the launch
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 19, 2013 13:25
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[Europe, Malta] PM discusses recently adopted tobacco directive with Borg

Dr Borg had promised that the directive would be approved by end January and despite criticism that the directive won't go through, Dr Borg said the Commission had done so six weeks ahead of schedule. The European Parliament and Council of Ministers are
Malta Independent (mt)
added Dec 24, 2012 10:50
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU freezes tobacco law after lobbying scandal

The European Commission has frozen work on its new anti-tobacco law, despite warnings it is falling into a tobacco industry trap. Spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde-Hansen said on Wednesday (17 October) that internal talks on the law - "inter-service consultatio
EUobserver.com
added Oct 18, 2012 03:56
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU health commissioner resigns in 'snus' fraud probe

The European Commission said the health and consumer policy commissioner from Malta left "with immediate effect" after informing Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso "of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office, int
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:37
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler ousted in backroom move

The European Commission has lifted the immunity of the EU Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) chief Giovanni Kessler... Belgian authorities want Kessler’s immunity lifted so they can investigate allegations that he secretly listened in on a conversation between wit
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:44
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli appeals EU court decision on ‘unfair’ dismissal claim

Former European Commissioner files appeal, 'as his right', against EU court decision to reject his claim that former EC president Jose Barroso had required him to resign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:45
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Former Swedish Match director testifies in bribery case

Gabrielsson...told...of the meeting at Peppi’s Kiosk during which the kiosk owner, Zammit, that he was solicited for a €50 million bribe. The witness said his impression was that the money to be paid had been intended for Commissioner John Dalli, who resi
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:16
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[Malta] Just 1% of Maltese are vaping

Only 1% of current Maltese smokers use e-cigarettes although 27% have tried them once while 15% have used them for a time
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:22
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[Malta] Minister announces tax rise on cigarettes, then takes it back

Scicuna this evening announced a 5 cent increase in excise tax on cigarettes but later on denied that there would be an increase and insisted that the government only wanted to address a loophole in the taxation system. A few minutes later, Prof Scicluna
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 11, 2014 15:14
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