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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] BALZAN: Last man standing

Dalli was not exactly Mr Darling, and in many ways his deportment does not help his plight... Nonetheless I cannot say that in this Island of ours there are many journalists who are willing to take a stand and say it as it is
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 13, 2014 10:24
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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] Japan Tobacco May Close European Plants With 1,100 Jobs Affected

JTI’s plants in Lisnafillan, Northern Ireland and Wervik, Belgium will shut under the plan, with production moving to other sites, potentially in Poland and Romania, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement today. Some production in Germany will also
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 7, 2014 17:11
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[Belgium, Europe, Germany] Japan Tobacco set to close last UK plant ($$)

JTI is also closing its Wervik plant in Belgium and ending production at its German facility in Trier, as it comes to terms with declining volumes and growing regulatory pressures.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:22
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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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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] 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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