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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 (nl)
added Jul 4, 2014 12:05

[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

"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 (nl)
added Mar 27, 2014 12:06

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.
added Nov 11, 2013 13:05

[Belgium, Europe, UK] Lobbyists puff and blow over new EU tobacco rules

Tobacco firms "directly lobby MEPs, trying to meet with him or her to talk them into tabling amendments, but also [organise] social events, like dinner parties for MEPs' assistants," Mr Hoedeman says. "We have already seen in several of the votes of com
BBC Online
added Jul 16, 2013 22:53

[Belgium, Finland, France, Sweden, UK] Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Job Stress, Study Finds

Job stress increases the risk of heart disease, but living a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce that risk, a new study says. Researchers examined data from more than 102,000 men and women, aged 17 to 70, in the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Sw
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2013 13:08

[Belgium, Europe, Luxembourg, Netherlands] 22nd Century Group’s Goodrich Tobacco Company Grants Exclusive Distribution Rights For Very Low Nicotine Cigarette Brand in Benelux

subsidiary Goodrich Tobacco Company has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Wilshire Marketing BV for the DUTCH MAGIC™ brand in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg, known as Benelux.
Business Wire
added Apr 17, 2013 14:23

[Belgium, New York] FRUM: Is That Pipe Tobacco Locally Grown?

I really want to make fun of Wil Hylton's New York Times Magazine essay on the wonders of Belgian pipe tobacco, but for some reason I'm craving said pipe tobacco. Mission accomplished, Wil.
The Daily Beast
added Apr 14, 2013 13:11

[Europe, Italy] HYLTON: Tobacco That's So Brooklyn but Made in Belgium

I come from a large family in which smoking of the sort I do, for flavor, is both common and cheerfully tolerated. At a typical family gathering, it is not uncommon for my father, uncle, cousin or brother-in-law to produce some newly acquired blend for e
New York Times
added Apr 12, 2013 13:44

[Belgium, Europe] Tobacconists march on Brussels

Tobacco shop owners from across Europe took their complaints against proposed changes in the ‧European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) to Brussels in a march on the EU seat of power on a cold January afternoon. Tobacconists say what the EU is pro
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 16, 2013 13:24
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