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Belgium bans tobacco advertising

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7075.165j (Published 18 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:165
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Belgium has became the latest country to ban tobacco advertising. The new restrictions will operate from 1 January 1999 after they were overwhelmingly supported by the country's parliament last week.

    The legislation, which was supported by the ruling government coalition, by the country's Green politicians, and by the Flemish autonomist Volksunie party, will also outlaw tobacco sponsorship of …

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