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[Belgium] Europe's tobacconists march against EU smoking crackdown

Thousands of tobacconists from across Europe marched on European Union headquarters on Tuesday to protest against a planned EU crackdown on smoking that includes grueseome health warnings placarded on packets. From Austria, Germany and Poland, but most l
France 24 (fr)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:37

[Belgium, Europe] 17/01/2013 Tobacconists to demonstrate

Newsagents and tobacconists will demonstrate, on 22 January, in front of the European Parliament in Brussels against EU measures in the Tobacco Products Directive and the Union’s inability to regulate traffic or harmonise tobacco prices. French tobacconi
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Jan 18, 2013 14:13

[Belgium] Cigarette sales up by 1 billion

According to figures released by the Federal Finance Department, over 11 billion cigarettes were sold in Belgium during 2012. This is up by more than a billion on the figures for 2011. ... The Foundation Against Cancer says that the figures are proof th (nl)
added Jan 11, 2013 08:27


BRITAIN'S most senior MEP has been given a "yellow card" by Brussels chiefs after security guards caught him smoking. Edward McMillan-Scott, 63, MEP for Yorkshire and Humber, was found with a fag in European Parliament offices where smoking is banned.
Daily Star (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:41

[Belgium] Pub landlord gets first fine for allowing smoking

A Belgian judge has dished out a first fine to a pub landlord who ignored the smoking ban in pubs and restaurants. A publican from Wachtebeke in East Flanders will have to pay a 1,650 euro fine because he allowed his staff and punters to smoke at his pre (nl)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:29

[Belgium, Europe] Confidential information stolen from anti-tobacco NGOs in Brussels

Belgian police are investigating break-ins at the offices of three anti-smoking lobby groups in a central Brussels building, in which thieves stole material related to their campaigns against the tobacco industry.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:08

[Belgium, Europe] Brussels 'whodunnit' as sensitive information is stolen from anti-smoking offices

Relevant and sensitive information concerning the tobacco directive and industry was stolen in targeted thefts from office of anti-smoking agencies in Brussels
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:03

[Belgium, Europe, Sweden] No smoke without fire? Tobacco lobby mystery shakes Brussels

A shady Maltese lobbyist, Sweden's substitute for snuff, robberies against anti-smoking groups: the resignation of the EU's top health official in a tobacco-linked "whodunnit" is shaking up Brussels. The EU's executive pledged Monday that a fraud probe
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:13

[Belgium] Tobacco lobby inside the European Parliament

Just before last Wednesday’s midday briefing for journalists at the European Commission, one of New Europe journalists received a phone call and an email from inside the European Parliament, suggesting that we ask a ‘helpful’ question for the tobacco lobb
New Europe
added Oct 22, 2012 06:47

[Belgium, Malta] Dalli stands his ground, claims tobacco industry conspiracy

John Dalli, Malta’s EU Commissioner until he was forced to resign on Tuesday, yesterday came out fighting against what he says was his forced resignation from the European Commission in a bid to kill off the EU’s upcoming tobacco directive, he said yeste
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 21, 2012 20:52
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