DG Grow: Lobby meetings with tobacco industry

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Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, and further to GestDem 2016/3683, I am requesting a list of meetings between DG GROW officials / representatives and interest representatives from the tobacco industry since 29 June 2016.

We would like the list to include the following information:
Date of the meeting
Topic of the meeting
Name and job title of the European Commission officials that were present (e.g. head of unit, etc.)
Names of interest representatives (company/organisation name) present at the meeting
Names of the lobbyist(s) present
The sector they represented (business, trade association, professional consultancy)

Thank you in advance.

Yours sincerely,

Vicky Cann
Rue d'Edimbourg 26
1050 Brussels

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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Dear Ms Cann,


Thank you for your e-mail dated 14/12/2016. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
16/12/2016 under reference number GestDem 2016/7107.


In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
16/01/2017. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.


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Yours faithfully,



Access to Documents team
European Commission

DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
A1/ Communication, Access to Documents and Document Management




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Dear Ms Cann,


Please  find attached the reply to your request for access to documents
referenced Gestdem 2016/7107.


Best regards,





European Commission
DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Unit D.3 – Biotechnology and Food Supply Chain

BREY 12/091

B-1049 Brussels/Belgium







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