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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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[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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[Europe, Malta] Dalli files police report over Independent report on $600,000 scam

has filed a criminal complaint for defamation against Standard Publications, after publishing details of a complaint made to the FBI and his alleged involvement in a €600,000 scam. Dalli, who resigned the EC in 2012 over allegations that he was aware of a
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:30
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[Europe, Malta] EU agency probed over ‘snus case phone taps’

Belgian investigators asked the European Commission to lift the diplomatic immunity of officials from the anti-fraud agency OLAF.... The crucial call was made by Inge Delfosse, a tobacco lobbyist, to Silvio Zammit, Mr Dalli’s former canvasser, from OLAF’s
Times of Malta (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:28
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