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[Europe] Swedish Match attacks reported EU plan for key tobacco products

Swedish Match AB has attacked reported European plans to further legislate on tobacco pouches known as snus as an indirect attempt to ban the products. Newspaper Dagens Nyheter quoted what it said was a draft of legislation by the Commission which said i
Reuters
added Dec 6, 2012 11:57
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU freezes tobacco law after lobbying scandal

The European Commission has frozen work on its new anti-tobacco law, despite warnings it is falling into a tobacco industry trap. Spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde-Hansen said on Wednesday (17 October) that internal talks on the law - "inter-service consultatio
EUobserver.com
added Oct 18, 2012 03:56
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Will Menthol Cigarettes Be Banned?

Of more than 85 proposals to raise state excise taxes, only seven passed were signed into law, said Nik Modi, tobacco analyst at RBC Capital Markets, in last week's exclusive CSP Tobacco Update sponsored by Swedish Match and featuring its category manage
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jan 1, 2014 14:24
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[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU Details Official's Role in Tobacco Lobbying ($$)

European officials have given new details of an alleged cash-for-influence scandal that has forced the resignation of European Union Health Commissioner John Dalli, while Mr. Dalli has defended himself, saying he was told to quit and claiming that a tobac
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 19, 2012 03:33
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[Malta, Sweden] Press statement on behalf of the European Commission

Commissioner John Dalli has today announced his resignation as a member of the Commission, with immediate effect. Mr Dalli informed the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's
Europa - European Commission
added Oct 16, 2012 17:08
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[Europe] KASSANDRA: Tobacco smoke and mirrors

Dalli was forced out of his post by Barroso himself, who asked for him to resign citing the OLAF report access to which was refuse to him. After the Health Commisioner refused to do so, Barroso declared that he considered him to have resigned. As a resul
New Europe
added Nov 3, 2013 23:53
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[Malta] [WATCH] Dalli says European Commission wanted to lift snus ban

Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 4, 2013 09:43
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli enquired over snus law amendments, claim EC employees • Former commissioner says OLAF showing ‘bad faith’

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) has sent a new evidence note, with testimonies of two people who have made statements that former European Commissioner John Dalli enquired about the possibility of amending EU legislation relating to the smokeless tobacc
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:50
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[Europe] EDITORIAL: The Dalli case is not ‘closed’

The report compiled by the EU’s anti-fraud agency, OLAF, which led to the departure of John Dalli from the European Commission, must be published immediately. The issue will not go away until there is full disclosure.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:26
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[Europe] Tobacco lobby focus switches from Dalli to Stoiber

EXCLUSIVE: Edmund Stoiber, a German Bavarian politician who heads the European Commission's high-level group on cutting administrative burdens, lobbied former Health Commissioner John Dalli on the controversial tobacco directive during one of his group's
EurActiv
added Oct 26, 2012 05:40
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