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[Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit asks Belgian police to investigate ‘illegal’ wiretap by tobacco lobbyist

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting a multi-million bribe to reverse an EU ban on smokeless tobacco, has filed a complaint with the Belgian police, asking them to investigate how a tobacco lobbyist recorded a telephone conversation between
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:12
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[Malta] European Comission College decides to lift the immunity of OLAF’s Kessler

The unusual delay has raised concern among senior EU officials that the Commission is using the process of deciding whether to lift the immunity of Giovanni Kessler, the head of the European Anti-Fraud Office, as a bargaining chip to put pressure on Kess
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 12, 2016 21:38
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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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[Malta] You smoke to relax, but smoking worsens stress

researchers at the University of Malta have demonstrated that the feeling of relaxation that follows the inhalation of tobacco smoke is simply a short-term sensation caused by the release of dopamine, the brain’s neurotransmitter of pleasure. “This feelin
Times of Malta (mt)
added Dec 29, 2015 18:54
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[Europe, Malta] Brussels’ breached tobacco transparency rules by not publishing lobbyist meetings

Commission’s contacts with the tobacco industry attracted major controversy following revelations of heavy lobbying pressure during the 2012-2014 revision of the EU’s tobacco products directive, including the Dalligate scandal that saw the EU’s health com
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:57
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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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[Malta] Maltese smokers have three times the risk of heart attack

The Maltese Acute Myocardial Infarction (MAMI) Study, presented by Ritienne Attard, delved into the effects of smoking, alcohol consumption and diabetes in relation to myocardial infection, more commonly known as a heart attack. About 1,000 individuals p
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jul 25, 2015 18:50
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[Malta] Smokers have 3 times the danger of myocardial dead tissue: Study states

Discoveries have been distributed from ‘The Maltese Acute Myocardial Infarction Study’ on the impacts of smoking, liquor utilization and diabetes mellitus on the danger of myocardial localized necrosis in the Maltese. A sum of 14.2% of the Maltese popula
Empire State Tribune (il)
added Jul 25, 2015 18:41
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[Malta] ‘Alcohol may deter smokers’ heart attacks’

Smokers are three times more likely than non-smokers to suffer a heart attack, but alcohol could act as a deterrent, according to new research in Malta....moderate alcohol consumption protects against myocardial infarction. However, this beneficial effect
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 25, 2015 17:45
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[Europe, Malta, USA] FBI investigating company involved in John Dalli’s Bahamas trip

is currently investigating two companies linked to former minister and EU commissioner...Dalli rushed off to the Bahamas for a weekend in July 2012, shortly after he found out about an investigation by the EU’s anti-fraud office, Olaf, over his dealings w
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jul 12, 2015 10:50
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