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[Belgium, Europe] EU Health Chief Blows Everyone Away by Comparing Smoking to Terrorism

"Two terrorist attacks in Brussels are very dangerous, but of course 700,000 premature deaths are also...His comments however, may appear to have been said in distaste by those in Belgium still recovering from the recent terror attacks which claimed the
Sputnik (ru)
added May 22, 2016 19:46
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[Belgium] Women looking for a casual fling are more attracted to men who smoke and drink because this 'risky' behaviour is exciting

confirmed men's behaviour corresponds with women's perceptions. Using a sample of 171 men aged 17 to 30, the men who were also looking for short-term relationships were more likely to smoke and drink. A stock image of Johnny Depp smoking is pictured
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 6, 2016 17:38
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[Belgium, Europe] EU Advocate General Backs Belgian Tobacco Law ($$)

said EU policies governing fair competition and the free movement of goods don’t preclude a national law prohibiting retailers from selling tobacco products at discounted prices, dealing a blow to a Belgian supermarket chain in its...
Law360
added Apr 24, 2016 17:52
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[Belgium] Health Minister launches anti-tobacco plan

The Federal Health Minister Maggie De Block (Flemish liberal) has launched her anti-tobacco plan...excise duty on tobacco products is to be increased and branding on cigarette packets will be banned from 2019, while on the other hand the cost of treatmen
Expatica.com (nl)
added Apr 15, 2016 15:32
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[Belgium, France] Murderers on the dance floor: Terror brothers filmed in Brussels nightclub months before Paris attacks... even though they were already becoming radicalised

Footage has emerged showing the Abdeslam brothers drinking, smoking and flirting with girls in a nightclub - just months before they played a part in the deadly Paris terror attacks.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 17:22
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate suspect files Belgian criminal complaint

Silvio Zammit, who stands charged with soliciting bribes, wants snus lobbyist investigated over illegal phone recording
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 16, 2016 09:39
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[Belgium, Europe] EU anti-fraud chief should be investigated, says MEP

The chair of the European Parliament budgetary control committee has renewed calls to lift the immunity of EU's anti-fraud chief Giovanni Kessler... Kessler, who heads the EU's anti-fraud office Olaf, could face criminal prosecution for secretly recordin
EUobserver.com
added Mar 10, 2016 15:00
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Giovanni Kessler ousted in backroom move

The European Commission has lifted the immunity of the EU Anti-fraud Office (OLAF) chief Giovanni Kessler... Belgian authorities want Kessler’s immunity lifted so they can investigate allegations that he secretly listened in on a conversation between wit
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:44
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Belgium to legalise e-cigarettes

Belgium's Health Council has ruled that e-cigarettes can form part of the government's drive to discourage tobacco as e-cigarettes may contain nicotine, but no tar. The governing Flemish Christian democrats had wanted taxes to be levied on e-cigarettes,
Expatica.com (nl)
added Feb 3, 2016 13:48
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[Belgium, Europe] MEP defends confidentiality of tobacco meeting

MEPs discussed EU deals with four tobacco firms behind closed doors in Brussels on Wednesday (27 January), while saying they have nothing to hide. German MEP Ingeborg Graessle, who organised the meeting, defended its secrecy, but not everyone thought it
EUobserver.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:23
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