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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, reports.
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:07

[Netherlands] Calls to make possessing tobacco a criminal offence for under-16s

Tobacconists and petrol station owners are calling on parliament to make it a criminal offence for the under-16s to be caught with tobacco products, the Telegraaf reports on Wednesday. (nl)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:52


The Dutch government is working on a legislative proposal to ban the visible display of tobacco products...Van Rijn gave the involved industry associations until December 15th to come up with an alternative, but their plans were inadequate. According to V
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:05

[Netherlands] Crackdown on smoking: Dutch ban decorations on cigarette packaging

Currently cigarettes sold in the Netherlands are still decorated to lure buyers. But from July next year this will no longer be allowed. This forms part of a set of measures from the Netherlands and European Union aimed at making smoking less attractive.
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 18, 2016 16:14

[Europe, Netherlands] More smokers buy tobacco abroad as taxes go up

The amount raised for the treasury by tobacco sales has again fallen below official forecasts, the Financieele Dagblad said on Thursday. Tobacco industry figures show that consumers are increasingly buying their cigarettes and rolling tobacco in Belgiu (nl)
added Mar 3, 2016 23:32

[Europe, Netherlands] The devil is in the detail: tobacco industry political influence in the Dutch implementation of the 2001 EU Tobacco Products Directive

The findings highlight the policy risks associated with corporate actors’ ability to use interactions over technical product specifications to influence the implementation of health policy and illustrate the difficulties in limiting industry interference
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2015 10:17

[Netherlands] Dutch court first to find that global tobacco treaty can trump national law

this case is the first time a court has cited the FCTC as the primary legal justification for overturning a weak tobacco control law. In 2011, a Belgian court cited the FCTC along with several principles of national law when eliminating an exception in a
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:37

[Netherlands, USA] KIKLAS: Why The Electronic Cigarette is a Tobacco Product

When I speak to individual c-store owners or managers they also inquire also as to why a product that simply delivers a vapor, not smoke, is being regulated as a tobacco product. To understand why, you must understand what brought the industry to this po
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 7, 2014 16:19

[Netherlands] Miley Cyrus lights a dubious hand rolled cigarette as she and Katy Perry lead the winners at the MTV EMA awards

Miley Cyrus, whose latest onstage attempt at distancing herself from Hannah Montana saw her light a very suspicious looking cigarette. The 20-year-old singer had already turned heads when she opened 2013 MTV Europe Video Music Awards the show with a twer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2013 05:50

[Netherlands] WALTON-SHIRLEY: Anne Frank and 'the Smoking Room'

Are there world leaders today who are guilty in the court of indifference when it comes to another most efficient killing machine? Are world leaders without a vision for a smoke-free country and its impact on health and economics fit for leadership? The
Medical Tribune
added Sep 2, 2013 00:49
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