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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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[Belgium] State of affairs: the electronic cigarette (PDF)

This report aims at providing politicians, public health authorities, healthcare providers, teachers, youngsters, smokers and vapers with specific recommendations on the toxicity and safety of electronic cigarettes (vs. traditional tobacco cigarettes).
Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment (be)
added Jan 12, 2016 17:47
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[Europe] Belgium ordered to claw back €700m from mulitnationals

The European Commission has called on Belgium to recoup €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited from its generous fiscal incentive scheme, as the EU ramps up its campaign against corporate tax avoidance.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:20
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[Belgium, Europe] British American Tobacco and Stella Artois among 35 companies ordered to cough up £35m in unpaid taxes after Belgian 'excess profit' dodge is ruled illegal

European Commission competition officials said Belgium had wrongly given tax breaks worth 700million euros (£524m) under a scheme that helped multinationals reduce their taxable profits by up to 90 per cent. British American Tobacco, which makes Dunhill
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:43
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