Headlines Tagged with Belgium — 353 headlines found
The Federal Health Minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has launched her anti-tobacco plan...excise duty on tobacco products is to be increased and branding on cigarette packets will be banned from 2019, while on the other hand the cost of treatmen
Apr 11, 2016 Expatica.com (nl)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:32
Laws on electronic cigarettes will change across Europe this year, with new health warnings and controls on how they are sold. In some parts of the EU, e-cigarettes are currently banned. Hywel Griffith has been to the Belgian capital, Brussels, to see wh
Jan 3, 2016 BBC Online
added Jan 4, 2016 04:18
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
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
By the end of the 8-month study, 21% of study participants had stopped smoking tobacco altogether and an additional 23% cut the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half.
Nov 19, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:02
While laws on public smoking were effectively implemented in Belgium to achieve the results, the National Environment Regulations Act 2004 in Uganda remains on paper.
Feb 21, 2013 Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:06