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[Belgium] GTNF 2016 - Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum: Managing Transformaion: A truly global event

The Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) was launched in Rio de Janeiro in 2008...The GTNF is organized and hosted by US-based Tobacco Reporter magazine, the leading international publication for the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 20, 2016 19:43
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[Belgium, Europe] A fistful of smokes and a cigarette with no name

Customs officers in Belgium seized no fewer than 262 million illicit cigarettes in 2015, or about 13.1 million packets of 20. An impressive result, but did you know that in some cases, the Customs service sells off some of those confiscated gaspers to th
Flanders Today (be)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:40
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[Belgium, Europe] EU Advocate General Backs Belgian Tobacco Law ($$)

said EU policies governing fair competition and the free movement of goods don’t preclude a national law prohibiting retailers from selling tobacco products at discounted prices, dealing a blow to a Belgian supermarket chain in its...
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:52
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate suspect files Belgian criminal complaint

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting bribes, wants snus lobbyist investigated over illegal phone recording
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:39
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[Europe] Belgium ordered to claw back €700m from mulitnationals

The European Commission has called on Belgium to recoup €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited from its generous fiscal incentive scheme, as the EU ramps up its campaign against corporate tax avoidance.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:20
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli insists OLAF report a ‘fraud’ in reaction to Kessler interview

Kessler taunts former European Commissioner with suggestion that Dalli has never taken to task Silvio Zammit for soliciting a bribe that cost him his career: “He has been very proactive to denounce everybody... but not Silvio Zammit. What would you do if
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 22, 2015 16:09
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] John Dalli seeks to confront Kessler during parliamentary committee

Dalli has asked Speaker Anglu Farrugia permission to confront OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler when he is called to give evidence before the parliamentary privileges committee. Kessler, currently in Malta, has been asked by the Nationalist opposition to testif
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 17, 2015 10:54
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[Belgium, UK] BAT in line of fire after smuggling fine

Executives of British American Tobacco may be hauled before MPs after the group was fined by Revenue & Customs for breaching anti-smuggling laws. Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the public accounts committee, who has called on HMRC to name problem tobacco
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:51
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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 areas
BBC Online
added Nov 13, 2014 15:11
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[Belgium] GLANTZ: More evidence of immediate drops in heart attack DEATHS following smokefree laws

Bianca Cox and colleagues just published a nicely done paper, “Impact of stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on population rates of acute myocardial infarction deaths in Flanders, Belgium,” that shows that, after controlling for time trends
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2014 13:15
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