Headlines Tagged with Belgium — 358 headlines found
Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
Nov 17, 2014 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Sep 26, 2016 Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
the European Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) – but with a very important change in the classification of vaping products in Belgium. From 17th January 2017, when the law comes into force, e-cigarettes and e-liquids containing nicotine will be considered
Dec 8, 2016 ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:51
On the recommendation of Finance Minister Koen Geens, the Belgian Council of Ministers has approved a draft Royal Decree, providing for a rise in the excise duty rates imposed on tobacco.
Nov 11, 2013 Tax-News.com
added Nov 11, 2013 13:05
[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.
Oct 18, 2012 The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 18, 2012 22:40
Last year, in the Lucky Strike room in British American Tobacco’s global headquarters overlooking the Thames, a former chief inspector of constabulary said that he was concerned about the growing cost of tobacco smuggling and its financing of terrorism.
Nov 14, 2014 Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:53
Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium. This is the first time HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has imposed a penalty on a firm for supplying to area
Nov 13, 2014 BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2014 08:49
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
Jul 16, 2013 BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 22:53
The center-right government of Prime Minister Charles Michel has pushed through a tax shift to lighten the cost of labor for businesses and offset it with taxes on energy, alcohol and tobacco.
Jul 23, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2015 15:45
The Association of European Cancer Leagues gives Belgium a poor score where policy choices to battle smoking are concerned. In fact, Belgium only fetches a score of 47 percent. This puts our country in 13th place on a list of some 30 European countries
Mar 27, 2014 Expatica.com (nl)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:06