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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

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
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“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
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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[Europe, UK] Vaping products under new classification in Belgium

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
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:51
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Belgium Backs Royal Decree On Tobacco Tax Rise

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.
Tax-News.com
added Nov 11, 2013 13:05
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[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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[Belgium, UK] Smoke clears on Big Tobacco’s role in smuggling

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.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:53
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[UK] HMRC fines cigarette maker for oversupplying Belgium

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
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2014 08:49
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Lobbyists puff and blow over new EU tobacco rules

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
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 22:53
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Belgium pushes through tax shift totaling some $7.7 billion to lighten cost of businesses

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2015 15:45
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"Belgium fails in battle against smoking"

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
Expatica.com (nl)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:06
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