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The Netherlands: Dutch government sued over WHO FCTC violations

The Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation is taking the Kingdom of the Netherlands to court to end the structural and excessive influence exerted by the tobacco lobby on government anti-smoking policies.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:11
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More smokers in the Netherlands

The number of smokers in the Netherlands will have risen to 26.2% of the adult population by the end of this year, anti-smoking lobby Stivoro says on its website.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:25
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Tobacco in the Netherlands

Most categories in the Dutch tobacco industry continued to decline in retail volume terms in 2016. Cigarettes and cigars in particular saw sales tumble, while smoking tobacco declined at a slower pace. The overall decline was driven by growing health conc
PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2017 23:29
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[Netherlands] Dutch bank ABN Amro stubs out tobacco industry

The Netherlands' third-largest bank ABN Amro said Wednesday that it...will no longer extend credit to clients in the tobacco industry.... "The core activity of those in the tobacco industry is not compatable with our core values," she told AFP. "Therefo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:19
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[Netherlands] Dutch get tough on cigarette packaging: no glitter, no holograms

companies operating in the Netherlands are to be banned from adding decorative elements to their packaging such as ‘holograms, shiny and glamorous colours, and references to themes such as football or King’s Day’. And potential innovations, such as packag
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:16
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[Netherlands] Over 1,000 people sign up for criminal case against tobacco industry

The Sick of Smoking foundation was formed in April this year to put together a class action campaign against the industry on behalf of patients. The aim is not to win damages, but to ensure ‘the tobacco industry really starts behaving differently,’ the FD
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:57
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[Netherlands] Dutch lawyer starts criminal case against tobacco firms

Lawyer Benedicte Ficq and cancer victim Anne Marie van Veen are putting together a criminal case against cigarette producers, arguing that out of court settlements do not go far enough. ‘I want to see tobacco firms prosecuted for deliberately damaging peo
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:13
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[Netherlands, California] Tobacco company subsidiary sues 11 electronic cigarette makers for patent infringement

a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, filed nine separate lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California March 5. Fontem, which is headquartered in Amsterdam, develops non-tobacco products, including electronic cigarett
Legal NewsLine
added Apr 6, 2016 18:56
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[Netherlands] Pot-flavored e-cigarette makes its big debut

Dutch company E-njoint has launched an “e-joint” that tastes like marijuana, but “contains no THC, CBD, nicotine, tar or toxins”. The e-cig peddler promises the device is completely legal, and “still gives smokers a high-like feeling.”
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Apr 7, 2015 16:35
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[Netherlands] Dutch gov't named in tobacco lawsuit

The Foundation Youth Smoking Prevention (Rookpreventie Jeugd) is suing the Dutch government because of their existing relationship with the tobacco industry. The government will be informed of the summons today or tomorrow, AD.nl reports.
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:07
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