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[Europe, Malta] Growing minority of non-smokers developing lung cancer – research

Smoking may be the major cause of lung cancer. However, the standard western diet of processed foods can double the risk in people who have never smoked.
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 8, 2016 17:39

[Europe, Malta] John Dalli loses appeal against EU Commission President Barroso

The European Court of Justice today rejected an appeal filed by former EU Commissioner John Dalli over his resignation from the European Commission. Mr Dalli had filed the appeal after the General Court had declared that Mr Dalli’s action seeking the an
Malta Independent (mt)
added Apr 15, 2016 09:57

[Malta] Elderly man charged in court after refusing to stop smoking inside PN club

An elderly man from Zebbug, charged with violently resisting arrest and refusing to obey the police after they told him to stop spoking inside a PN club in Mqabba, has denied the charges. The 65-year-old, Michael Farrugia, was also charged with being dr
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 28, 2016 22:53

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate suspect files Belgian criminal complaint

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting bribes, wants snus lobbyist investigated over illegal phone recording
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:39

[Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit files criminal complaint over 'illegal' phone call recording

Silvio Zammit, the man accused of bribery and trading in influence when John Dalli was EU Commissioner for Health, has filed a criminal complaint with the Belgian police over an allegedly illegal telephone recording.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:26

[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

[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

[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

[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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