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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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[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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[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
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[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
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[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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[Europe, Netherlands] Sales decline forces Philip Morris to quit Dutch plant ($$)

Sliding cigarette sales in continental Europe have forced Philip Morris to move to shut its factory in the Netherlands, putting more than 1,200 jobs at risk. The maker of the Marlboro and L&M brands said yesterday that it would begin a consultation with
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 7, 2014 11:24
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[Netherlands] Cabinet plans to limit e-cigarette sales to the over 17s

The cabinet is planning to restrict sales of electronic cigarettes to people aged 18 and over, junior health minister Martin van Rijn said on Friday. From January 1, the age at which teenagers can buy tobacco products is being increased from 16 to 18.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 22, 2013 15:00
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[Netherlands] Cigarettes' harm that smoke alarms can't detect | Scope Blog

A new study has found that children from birth to 13 years of age who were exposed to third-hand smoke from parents who reported that they smoked outside the house showed double the risk of respiratory tract infections, and an even greater incidence of wh
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Dec 13, 2013 16:34
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[Netherlands] Cabinet does u-turn on cigarette prices: AD

Ministers have reversed plans to put up taxes on cigarettes following 'enormous pressure' from lobby groups, the AD reports on Tuesday. The coalition agreement between the VVD Liberals and Labour party included a proviso to increase tobacco taxes 9% in
Expatica.com (nl)
added Sep 17, 2013 07:46
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