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[Belgium, Europe] British American Tobacco and Stella Artois among 35 companies ordered to cough up £35m in unpaid taxes after Belgian 'excess profit' dodge is ruled illegal

European Commission competition officials said Belgium had wrongly given tax breaks worth 700million euros (£524m) under a scheme that helped multinationals reduce their taxable profits by up to 90 per cent. British American Tobacco, which makes Dunhill
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:43

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Questions for Kessler show Dalligate far from ‘case closed’

Two members of the European Parliament who remain adamant that former European Commissioner John Dalli was forced to resign because of the tobacco lobby’s influence in Brussels, have called on OLAF to explain why internal rules on investigative procedures
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 10, 2015 12:05

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Busuttil says he had no position on tobacco as MEP

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has declared having met both tobacco lobbyists inside the European Parliament, as well as members from health NGOs, during an intensive campaign to influence MEPs on their votes in the controversial Tobacco Products Direc
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:37

[USA] Brussels Conference - Europe v. U.S. Food, Drug, Device & Tobacco Regulation & Policy: Emerging Issues and Comparative Analysis / November 13 - 14, 2014 | Brussels, Belgium

an unparalleled opportunity to hear directly from internationally renowned experts on game-changing developments and analytical comparisons in food, medical device, drug and tobacco regulation and policy in Europe and the United States.
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Oct 13, 2014 19:19

[Belgium, Europe, Germany] Japan Tobacco set to close last UK plant ($$)

JTI is also closing its Wervik plant in Belgium and ending production at its German facility in Trier, as it comes to terms with declining volumes and growing regulatory pressures.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:22

[Belgium, Europe] Swedish Match : Court hears submissions in unfair dismissal claim

Dalli's lawyer say that the Commission was aware of the OLAF press conference on 17 October, 2012, because it was actually made known by an official of Swedish Match itself, quoting: 'they had been informed two days before the 15th October, that there wou (fr)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:04

[Belgium] One in ten pregnant women carry on smoking

According to figures released by the Study Centre for Perinatal Epidemiology (SPE), 10 percent of expectant mothers carry on smoking during their pregnancy....Brussels Free University professor and gynaecologist Hendrik Cammu told journalists that "This m (nl)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:05

[Belgium] European Respiratory Society Statement: 18th October 2012

On the night of 17/18 October, the ERS Brussels Office was broken into and confidential data relating to the revision of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and other issues were stolen.
European Respiratory Journal
added Dec 14, 2012 12:37

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Anti-tobacco NGO will not be cowed

Anti-tobacco NGO European Respiratory Society (ERS) says it will not be cowed by targeted office break-in and John Dalli’s “controversial” resignation. The president of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) has urged his members to stand firm and not be
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2012 16:42

[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Anti-smoking campaigners accuse tobacco lobby after office break-in

Brussels police have swept the offices of two major public health organisations for bugs following a break-in at a building in the rue de Tréves in which laptops and documents relating to their battles against the tobacco industry were stolen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 22:40
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