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[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
Expatica.com (nl)
added Oct 31, 2012 19:29
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Anti-tobacco NGO will not be cowed

Anti-tobacco NGO European Respiratory Society (ERS) says it will not be cowed by targeted office break-in and John Dalli’s “controversial” resignation. The president of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) has urged his members to stand firm and not be
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2012 16:42
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta, Sweden] Brussels Break-Ins Investigated as 'Tobaccogate' Unfolds

But “tobaccogate” is likely to rumble on. As Nils Wadstrom, a Swedish journalist, posted on Twitter: . . . Tobaccogate is the story of the year. Mind-blowing.
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 21, 2012 16:48
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[Belgium] European Respiratory Society Statement: 18th October 2012

On the night of 17/18 October, the ERS Brussels Office was broken into and confidential data relating to the revision of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and other issues were stolen.
European Respiratory Journal
added Dec 14, 2012 12:37
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[Belgium, Malta, Sweden] Brussels anti-tobacco NGOs 'overturned, ransacked by intruders'

48 hours after John Dalli resignation, anti-tobacco NGOs speculate over reasons behind ransacking of their fifth-floor offices.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 19, 2012 03:35
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