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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Lobbyists puff and blow over new EU tobacco rules

Tobacco firms "directly lobby MEPs, trying to meet with him or her to talk them into tabling amendments, but also [organise] social events, like dinner parties for MEPs' assistants," Mr Hoedeman says. "We have already seen in several of the votes of com
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 22:53

[Europe] SANCO Director's OLAF interrogation leaked

On Monday, New Europe published emails from high in the European Commission that detailed the Commission's secret rewriting of the Tobacco Directive, transforming it from an instrument to contain the harm that tobacco causes into an instrument that played
New Europe
added May 28, 2013 12:08

[Europe] Mysterious thefts scupper EU tobacco crackdown

But campaigners have been left stunned after the enforced resignation of the Maltese Commissioner, John Dalli - the driving force behind the directive - and a suspicious robbery in which laptops and documents containing the evidence to support the tough
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 31, 2012 12:32

[Europe] The invisible hand of big tobacco?

Matthias Groote, chairman of the European Parliament's environment committee, fears a revision of the tobacco products directive (TPD) will not be proposed before the end of the year as planned. “This important legislation has been postponed time and tim
European Voice (be)
added Nov 13, 2012 02:41

[Europe] Tobacco directive should not be derailed - Lancet

Leading international medical journal The Lancet today appeals for John Dalli’s tobacco products directive not to be “derailed” and provides extensive coverage of the Health Commissioner’s resignation.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 26, 2012 05:38

[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
added Oct 18, 2012 03:56

[Denmark, Europe, Malta] VIDEO: Watch: Trailer of Danish documentary film on John Dalli snus controversy released

the scandal surrounding Mr Dalli’s resignation from the Barroso cabinet, after one of his associates allegedly asked for a €60 million bribe from a tobacco company. John Dalli was at the time working on a tobacco directive.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:15

[Kentucky] Swedish Match Opens Expanded Owensboro R&D Center

The $3.5 million, 10,000-square-foot expansion includes a two-story manufacturing facility that houses newly designed laboratories, a dedicated sensory test zone, controlled environment chamber storage, a microbiological testing area and open office and
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:48

New T.O.T.A.L. Website Focuses on Local Tobacco Restrictions

NATO and Swedish Match have been working to create a new website,, that will serve as a resource center for retailers and local elected officials alike. This new website is known as T.O.T.A.L., which stands for “Tobacco Ordinanc
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 3, 2016 15:49

[Europe] EU anti-fraud chief loses immunity in corruption row

has been stripped of his diplomatic immunity and could face questioning by Belgian investigators in a case linked to the 2012 resignation of a European Commissioner in a lobbying scandal, officials have said. Giovanni Kessler, a former Italian MP and an
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 10, 2016 22:37
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