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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 (am)
added Dec 1, 2013 04:46

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

[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 (nl)
added Jul 9, 2013 14:47

[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

[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

[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. (nl)
added Jun 18, 2012 13:23

[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 (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29

[Netherlands] Dutch activists seek to stub out smokers' corner in cafes

Dutch anti-cigarette campaigners Thursday launched a lawsuit against the government calling for an end to spaces reserved for smokers in cafes and bars. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 perce
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:43

[Netherlands, California] Fontem Ventures gives a patent battle to the vape industry

After notifying its concurrents for their illegal use of intellectual rights that the company owns, Fontem Ventures, reaches settlement agreements with e-cigarette manufacturers. The deal is a non-exclusive royalty-bearing licence. A return on investment
PGVG Magazine (fr)
added Apr 6, 2016 18:57

[Netherlands] Smoking ban fines jump 14 percent nationwide

Business owners in the hospitality industry received 1,578 fines from the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) last year for failing to comply with the national smoking ban. The number of fines increased by 191 from the previous year,
NL Times (nl)
added Apr 18, 2015 18:31
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