Headlines Tagged with Belgium — 357 headlines found
Banning smoking in enclosed public places can lead to lower rates of preterm birth, according to Belgian researchers who say the findings point to health benefits of smoke-free laws even in very early life.
Feb 14, 2013 Reuters
added Feb 14, 2013 20:41
Given that even a mild reduction in gestational age has been linked in other studies to adverse health outcomes in early and later life, our study has important public health implications, say the authors.
Feb 14, 2013 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2013 20:39
The main event in cafes/bars in 2011 was the total ban on smoking. In early 2011, some sources expected that the unstable Belgian political environment would lead to a postponement of such a momentous decision.
Feb 7, 2013 SBWire
added Feb 13, 2013 14:50
tobacco retailers, who descended on Brussels to protest against the proposal, have complained that adoption of the directive would cause "serious damage" to 1.5 million operators, half of them tobacconists.
Feb 5, 2013 The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:19
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
Jan 22, 2013 France 24 (fr)
added Jan 22, 2013 22:37
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
Jan 17, 2013 Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Jan 18, 2013 14:13
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
Jan 11, 2013 Expatica.com (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.
Dec 10, 2012 Daily Star (uk)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:41
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
Oct 30, 2012 Expatica.com (nl)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:29
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.
Oct 23, 2012 Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:08