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[Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2018 16:05
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[Europe, Netherlands] Big tobacco court case won’t happen; no grounds for prosecution

The lawsuit against tobacco firms initiated by anti-smoking campaigners and health groups will not go ahead now the appeal court has said there are no grounds for prosecution.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 6, 2018 15:07
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 6, 2018 15:06
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[Netherlands, Switzerland] Creating a ‘smoke-free’ generation – a future without tobacco

Addressing a gathering of 146 Parties to the tobacco control treaty at the FCTC COP8 talks in Geneva, Paul Blokhuis, Netherlands State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport, described the progress in the anti-tobacco campaign that is gaining ground in
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:37
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NETHERLANDS TO HOST GLOBAL ANTI-TOBACCO CONFERENCE IN 2020

The Netherlands will organize and host a global World Health Organization conference against tobacco in 2020, was announced in Geneva on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the 8th Conference of Parties of the so-called WHO-FCTC treaty. State Secreta
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:31
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[Netherlands] JUDGE WITHDRAWS FROM BIG TOBACCO CASE AFTER ACCUSATIONS OF BIAS

Wabeke officially withdrew from a lawsuit filed by a group of anti-smokers against the tobacco industry. On Monday the lawyer representing this group, Benedicte Ficq, accused the judge of being biased. Later in the day the court in The Hague granted Wabek
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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[Netherlands] PLANS TO BAN SMOKING ON MULTIPLE ROTTERDAM STREETS: REPORT

There are plans in motion to ban smoking on multiple Rotterdam streets in the area around Erasmus MC, the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Erasmiaans Gymnasium, AD reports. According to non-smokers association Clean Air Nederland, if thes
NL Times (nl)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[Netherlands] SMOKING AT LEAST TWICE AS HARMFUL AS STATED ON PACKAGES: HEALTH INSTITUTE

Smokers inhale much higher doses of harmful substances than is stated on their cigarette packages, according to a study by Dutch public health institute RIVM. The researchers found that the amount of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide is at least twice as
NL Times (nl)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:37
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[Netherlands] Dutch health minister calls for cafe terrace smoking ban

Junior health minister Paul Blokhuis wants to ban smoking on cafe terraces and says tough new rules will be unavoidable to really tackle smoking, Dutch media reported on Thursday. ‘I don’t think we can avoid tougher measures,’ he said. ‘We have a long way
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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The Netherlands Withdraws From Major Tobacco Advice Committee

The committee in question forms part of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), giving advice on the drafting of international standards regarding tobacco products, on behalf of the Netherlands.
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 22, 2018 15:47
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