OCTOBER 19, 1998
Tobacco in Belgium
BELGIUM is planning to relax its attitude towards tobacco advertising.
Belgian Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene told a local TV station over the weekend that it is illogical for the country to try to do more than the EU and that the law, due to come into force in January, should be relaxed to allow the country to host major international events. "We should not try to be more Catholic than the Pope," Dehaene said.