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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalli enquired over snus law amendments, claim EC employees • Former commissioner says OLAF showing ‘bad faith’

The EU’s anti-fraud agency (OLAF) has sent a new evidence note, with testimonies of two people who have made statements that former European Commissioner John Dalli enquired about the possibility of amending EU legislation relating to the smokeless tobacc
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:50
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[Africa] Belgium largest tobacco export market for Zimbabwe

BELGIUM has become the largest tobacco export market for Zimbabwean tobacco overtaking South Africa, statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Newsday (zw)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:14
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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, Europe] Swedish Match : Court hears submissions in unfair dismissal claim

Dalli's lawyer say that the Commission was aware of the OLAF press conference on 17 October, 2012, because it was actually made known by an official of Swedish Match itself, quoting: 'they had been informed two days before the 15th October, that there wou
4-traders.com (fr)
added Jul 10, 2014 05:04
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[Belgium, Europe] Former official accuses EU's Barroso of 'ambush' in graft scandal

A former top European official challenged EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso in court on Monday, declaring he was unfairly forced out of his job and maintaining his innocence in a graft scandal. John Dalli was forced to quit as EU health commiss
Reuters
added Jul 10, 2014 04:59
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[Belgium] One in ten pregnant women carry on smoking

According to figures released by the Study Centre for Perinatal Epidemiology (SPE), 10 percent of expectant mothers carry on smoking during their pregnancy....Brussels Free University professor and gynaecologist Hendrik Cammu told journalists that "This m
Expatica.com (nl)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:05
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[Belgium, Malta] Barroso to testify at European court over Dalli resignation

European Commission president José Manuel Barroso will testify before the European Court of Justice in July, in a case filed by former Maltese commissioner John Dalli over a claim of unfair dismissal. Dalli says he was forced to resign in October 2012, w
Malta Today (mt)
added Jun 21, 2014 03:19
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Impact of stepwise introduction of smoke-free legislation on population rates of acute myocardial infarction deaths in Flanders, Belgium

Smoking ban interventions are associated with reductions in the population rate of myocardial mortality, with public health gains even before and during the middle-aged period of life.
Heart
added Aug 24, 2014 13:17
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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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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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