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[Belgium] Smoke-Free Laws May Cut Preterm Births

This study investigated the incidence of preterm delivery after implementation of smoke-free legislation in three phases. * There were reductions in the risk of preterm birth after the introduction of each phase of the smoking ban. No decreasing trend wa
MedPage Today
added Feb 16, 2013 15:21

[Belgium] Smoking Bans Reduce Incidence Of Preterm Births

A recent study that evaluated the impact of the introduction of smoke-free legislation on preterm births identified yet another benefit of smoking bans. The findings, which were published in BMJ, confirm that smoking bans significantly reduce the risk of
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 15, 2013 09:28

[Belgium] Study links smoking bans to fewer pre-term births

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.
added Feb 14, 2013 20:41
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[Belgium] Smoking bans linked with 'successive reductions' in preterm birth

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.
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 14, 2013 20:39

Cafes/Bars in Belgium - New Market Report Now Available

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.
added Feb 13, 2013 14:50

[Belgium, Europe] Thousands demonstrate against planned EU-wide tobacco laws

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.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:19

[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

[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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