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TOBACCO COSTS THE NETHERLANDS UP TO €40 BILLION ANNUALLY

The study was commissioned by Stichting Eindspel Tabak, Foundation Endgame Tobacco in English. The foundation is working towards the gradual implementation of a total ban on the sale of tobacco in the country. For this study, SEO looked at the costs and
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:41
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[Netherlands] Possible risks of e-cigarettes

The Dutch Health Ministry announced about the possible health risks of electronic cigarettes. The National Institute for Public Health said it was concerned about a lack of evidence on the possible health effects of e-cigarettes, and said that as a prec
News.am (am)
added Dec 1, 2013 04:46
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Netherlands probes Miley Cyrus smoking stunt

Dutch authorities have launched an investigation into whether a smoking ban was violated after US pop star Miley Cyrus lit up what appeared to be a joint on stage during the MTV music awards in Amsterdam.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 13, 2013 15:46
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[Netherlands] Smoking ban bill goes to advisory body

Junior justice minister Martin van Rijn on Tuesday sent his bill tightening up the smoking ban to the government's highest advisory body, the Raad van State. The changes in the tobacco law will see the smoking ban in bars and cafes reinstated across the
Expatica.com (nl)
added Jul 9, 2013 14:47
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[Netherlands] Dutch Pension Fund Blacklists Tobacco Companies

A Dutch pension fund said Monday it has sold its stakes in tobacco companies and put them on its investment blacklist amid child-labor allegations and concerns over worker conditions in the sector. PFZW, a pension fund for health-care workers, said it sh
Dow Jones Newswires
added Jul 3, 2013 03:40
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[Netherlands] House Majority Wants to Hit Smokers Harder

The Lower House wants a more stringent approach to smoking. Public Health State Secretary Martin van Rijn should do more than just raise the legal age for buying tobaccco, according to a House majority.
NIS News (Netherlands Info Services) (nl)
added Dec 4, 2012 03:21
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[Netherlands] Dutch ignore smoking ban in bars and clubs

The smoking ban in Dutch bars and clubs is being widely ignored, according to the authority responsible for enforcing it. Almost half the cafés in the Netherlands turn a blind eye to smoking customers.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Jun 18, 2012 13:23
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[Europe, Netherlands, UK] Tobacco firms may face ‘murder’ trials

(Ash) has begun work on pressing the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to bring charges or to allow a private prosecution... The latest line of attack is furthest advanced in Holland, where lawyers have filed charges with the public prosecutor, acting
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2017 15:39
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[Canada, Netherlands] Calls for new European method to measure cigarette harm

Rijn supports the Canadian Intense Method, which mimics smokers’ actions in squeezing cigarettes with their fingers and lips to assess the harmful substances really getting through. He has asked the RIVM public health body to investigate the difference i
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:21
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[Netherlands] Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters

KWF Kankerbestrijding has made a formal complaint against the big four tobacco companies, accusing them of grievous bodily harm and fraud. The organisation says the tobacco firms have lied to smokers about the damaging side effects of their addiction, par
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29
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