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====European Union====
 
====European Union====
In the European Union, Japan Tobacco International monitors a large number of European Union policies and actively engages in customs, justice and home affairs, enlargement, taxation, consumer affairs, public health, internal market, external trade and anti-illicit trade. Japan Tobacco International engages with European Union institutions either on its own or via trade associations. <ref name="JT_TR"> European Transparency Register, [http://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/public/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=71175716023-03 JT International], Accessed 19 October 2018 </ref>  
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In the European Union, Japan Tobacco International monitors a large number of European Union policies and actively engages in customs, justice and home affairs, enlargement, taxation, consumer affairs, public health, internal market, external trade and anti-illicit trade. Japan Tobacco International engages with European Union institutions either on its own or via trade associations. <ref name="JT_TR"> European Transparency Register, [http://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/public/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=71175716023-03 JT International], Accessed 19 October 2018 </ref> In 2017, the organization has paid between  EUR 1,250,000 and EUR 1,499,999 on activities related to lobbying and registration fees within the European Union. {{r|JT_TR}}
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Forest EU, is funded by Japan Tobacco International, British American Tobacco and members of the European Smoking Tobacco Associations. <ref>[https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/partner_article/efa/making-europe-smoke-free-environment  Making Europe a smoke-free environment], ''The Parliament Magazine'', 21 October 2019, Accessed 26 November 2019 </ref>
  
As of May 2021, there are no British American Tobacco-affiliated persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises. Anthony Hemsley, Engagement Director is in charge of EU relations. As of May 2021, Japan Tobacco International employs three person Ksenija Barysiene, Adriana Valle, and Philipp Hansen. In 2020, the estimate of the annual costs related to activities covered by the register was around EUR 800,000 - 899,999. <ref name="BAT_TB"> European Transparency Register, [https://web.archive.org/save/https://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/public/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=71175716023-03 Imperial Brands], Accessed 10 May 2021</ref>
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The organization employs five part-time and two full-time lobbyists. The European Union Register lists the following employees: Vlad Olteanu
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Ksenija Barysiene, Hendrik Biergans, Michael Hack {{r|JT_TR}}. In 2019, JTI had an estimated annual cost related to activities covered by the European Transparency Registry in the amount of EUR 800,000 - 899,999.
  
 
In December 2018, Japan Tobacco International's VP of Global Corporate Development for reduced Risk Products Ramunas Macius published a sponsored column in Politico, asking EU regulator to "... [look] how to enforce current requirements, develop new product standards and create an environment where adult smokers have access to an enlarged choice of better, safer products." <ref>[https://www.politico.eu/sponsored-content/time-to-reassess-vaping-regulations/ Time to reassess vaping regulations], ''Politico'', December 2018, Accessed 6 March 2019 </ref> Japan Tobacco International is one of three full members of Tobacco Europe (previously CECCM). <ref name="JT_TransparencyRegister"> European Transparency Register, [https://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/public/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=1496873833-97 Tobacco Europe], Accessed 27 July 2020 </ref>
 
In December 2018, Japan Tobacco International's VP of Global Corporate Development for reduced Risk Products Ramunas Macius published a sponsored column in Politico, asking EU regulator to "... [look] how to enforce current requirements, develop new product standards and create an environment where adult smokers have access to an enlarged choice of better, safer products." <ref>[https://www.politico.eu/sponsored-content/time-to-reassess-vaping-regulations/ Time to reassess vaping regulations], ''Politico'', December 2018, Accessed 6 March 2019 </ref> Japan Tobacco International is one of three full members of Tobacco Europe (previously CECCM). <ref name="JT_TransparencyRegister"> European Transparency Register, [https://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/public/consultation/displaylobbyist.do?id=1496873833-97 Tobacco Europe], Accessed 27 July 2020 </ref>
 
Forest EU, is funded by Japan Tobacco International, British American Tobacco and members of the European Smoking Tobacco Associations. <ref>[https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/partner_article/efa/making-europe-smoke-free-environment  Making Europe a smoke-free environment], ''The Parliament Magazine'', 21 October 2019, Accessed 26 November 2019 </ref>
 
  
 
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