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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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[Belgium] Détente, Over a Cigarette

This was not a man who needed to be lectured on the health hazards of smoking. “A wounded German getting a light for his cigarette from a British soldier,” the caption in The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial. “The German was left behind when his comrade
New York Times
added Oct 5, 2017 13:26
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[Belgium, India] December 201: OPEN AND CLOSED: GTNF vs. COP7 (PDF)

On the cover: The 2016 Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum audience included representatives of the mainstream press, providing a stark contrast with the FCTC's seventh Conference of the Parties, which again banned the public from observing its procedure
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 1, 2017 18:32
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler fights immunity removal over Dalligate

In a saga that refuses to die down, the EU’s anti-fraud chief has launched a legal challenge to the European Commission’s decision to lift his immunity from prosecution in connection with a Belgian police investigation on the Dalligate affair.
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:57
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[Belgium] State of affairs: the electronic cigarette (PDF)

This report aims at providing politicians, public health authorities, healthcare providers, teachers, youngsters, smokers and vapers with specific recommendations on the toxicity and safety of electronic cigarettes (vs. traditional tobacco cigarettes).
Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (be)
added Jan 12, 2016 17:47
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[Belgium] EUROPEAN COURT TO RULE ON PLAIN PACKAGING FOR CIGARETTES IN IRELAND

The European Court of Justice will rule today on whether Ireland can go ahead with plain packaging laws for cigarettes. Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco took proceedings to the ECJ over an EU directive which would see health war
Wexford Echo (ie)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:19
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Busuttil rejects Dalli's "absurd" claims that he was behind his EC dismissal

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil vehemently denied John Dalli's claims that he was behind the former European Commissioner's downfall. "The idea that I was behind Dalli's removal from the European Commission or somehow an 'accomplice' of former EC Presi
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:35
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