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[Europe] EU court rules scandal-hit commissioner was not forced out

a former European commissioner from Malta resigned voluntarily and was not forced out over a scandal related to tobacco industry lobbying, and rejected his claim for compensation. Health Commissioner John Dalli abruptly left office in October 2012 after
Reuters
added May 12, 2015 12:22
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[Europe, Malta] EU court dismisses Dalli case

A former EU health commissioner, accused of soliciting bribes from mouth tobacco maker Swedish Match, lost his case against the European Commission for unlawful dismissal.
EUobserver.com
added May 12, 2015 12:20
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Judgment in Case T-562/12: Dalli v Commission

reputation of the Commission had been put at risk as far as tobacco producers and, possibly, public opinion were concerned. Mr Dalli’s behaviour could thus be seen, in OLAF’s view, as a breach of his duty to behave in keeping with the dignity and the d
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:18
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[Belgium, Malta] Dalli loses claim against dismissal from European Commission

John Dalli (right) was found to have tendered his resignation voluntarily, and that his claim of unfair dismissal against former EC president José Barroso, did not hold any water. Former European Commissioner John Dalli has lost a court claim against h
Malta Today (mt)
added May 12, 2015 12:16
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[California] Madison Bumgarner might have trouble complying with SF chewing tobacco ban

“Madison Bumgarner said he enjoys dipping and won’t stop because of the ban…” Bumgarner did, however, say that he’s quit in the past and would try again in the future if the rule is enforced. He said:
Fox Sports
added May 11, 2015 23:27
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[Asia, India] Crackdown on tobacco sellers from Monday

PATNA: The state health department's food safety wing will from Monday start nabbing traders found selling smokeless tobacco products other than raw tobacco, or 'khaini'. The department on Saturday also issued a notification, giving 15 days to dealers of
Times of India
added May 11, 2015 11:01
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[Europe, Malta] EU fraudbusters ‘tapped phones illegally and fiddled clear-up rate’ ($$)

THE EU’s anti-fraud office is itself under criminal investigation over claims that it illegally tapped the phones of suspects. Details of the unprecedented action have emerged after a damning report that accused Olaf, the Brussels-based body, of a lack
Times Of London (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:42
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[California] EPSTEIN: Chewed Out: San Francisco Bans Dipping at the Ballpark

San Francisco’s new ordinance is revealing. It shows that public tobacco bans, increasingly, have nothing to do with protecting non-smokers, but rather coercing smokers, dippers, and vapers (vapists?) into changing their habits. That may be a worthy aim
Weekly Standard
added May 11, 2015 10:33
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF investigated over illegal wiretapping during Dalli investigation

OLAF’s supervisory committee says Giovanni Kessler could be held personally liable if it transpired he ordered illegal phone tapping of a conversation between Silvio Zammit and Inge Delfosse. OLAF, the EU’s anti-fraud agency, is being investigated over c
Malta Today (mt)
added May 11, 2015 10:13
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli denies link with $600,000 scam

Former European Commissioner John Dalli says reports connecting him and company that funded Bahamas trip are ‘a conspiracy in extortion and blackmail’
Malta Today (mt)
added May 11, 2015 10:12
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