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[Europe, Malta, USA] After ‘Dalligate’, snus manufacturer sets sights on US market

The Swedish company has filed an application with the US Food and Drug Administration to approve snus – the same tobacco product at the heart of the Dalli allegations – as a “modified risk” product, with fewer health risks than cigarettes.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2014 21:24

[Europe, Malta] Kessler to testify in Zammit case, also summoned for privileges hearing

Zammit is accused of trading in influence for allegedly demanding a €60 million bribe from Swedish tobacco firm Swedish Match and the European smokeless tobacco lobby. The initial investigation into allegations that he was securing a reversal of a trade
Malta Today (mt)
added Feb 27, 2014 11:55

[Europe, Malta] How Big Tobacco’s divide-and-conquer strategy exposed the EU’s flaws

buckled on plain packaging in the face of fierce lobbying, writes James Panichi. Still not satisfied, the tobacco industry sought to delay new regulations, exposing problems within the EU bueaucracy
Inside Story (Institute for Social Research (H53) / Swinburne University of Technology) (au)
added Oct 18, 2013 16:06

[Bahamas, Europe, Malta] ‘No need to tell Brussels of trip’ ($$)

Dalli felt no need to disclose his Bahamas trip to Brussels’ top brass, despite revealing yesterday that the charitable initiative he was helping set up was a multi-billion dollar commercial operation with philanthropic aims.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 7, 2013 11:05

[Europe, Malta] Dalli denies his trip to Bahamas was to transfer money

John Dalli has rejected as a "blatant lie" a story in the International Herald Tribune this morning which reported that the Former European Commissioner travelled to the banking haven of the Bahamas to move millions of dollars.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 1, 2013 10:51

[Europe] EU appoints tobacco lobbyist to top ethics panel

The European Commission has attracted criticism for reappointing a tobbaco lobbyist to its ethics committee on lobbying. It gave the job to Michel Petite - a French lawyer at the London-based firm Clifford Chance, who works for US tobacco giant Philip Mo
added Dec 28, 2012 13:37

[Sweden] Swedish Match loses Norway court case on snus packaging

a Norwegian court said on Monday. The company had asked for a temporary injunction against regulations that the government imposed to standardise product packaging. The government argued the new rules were designed for public health puposes. (Reporting
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42

[Europe, Sweden] Swedish government’s stance may facilitate the snus ban repeal

“The Swedish government has resisted special interest groups’ negative influence on harm reduction in a bold and positive move in the global effort to eliminate tobacco related disease. The government has chosen to not provide written observations to the
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10

U.S. mass-market cigars lift Swedish Match's first-quarter profit

first-quarter core profit rose more than expected, helped by higher U.S. cigar volumes and lower marketing spending on its Swedish-style wet snuff "snus" in that country. Swedish Match is expanding rapidly in the United States with machine-made cigars, a
added May 8, 2017 14:37

Smokeless tobacco (snus) is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes: results from five pooled cohorts

Our findings indicate that high consumption of snus is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. The risk was similar to that in smokers, implying that smokers will not reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by changing to snus use. The results also support the n
Journal of Internal Medicine
added Feb 9, 2017 01:25
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