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[Netherlands] 'Tobacco spies' will enforce new law on smoking age

A team of 45 young 'tobacco spies' will be employed to check tobacconists and supermarkets are enforcing the new legal age limit on smoking, junior health minister Martin van Rijn told parliament in a briefing on Wednesday.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:30
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[Netherlands] Minister confirms 18 age limit for buying tobacco products

Junior health minister Martin van Rijn confirmed on Friday he plans to introduce legislation to increase the legal age to buy tobacco from 16 to 18.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 23, 2012 11:10
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[Netherlands, Switzerland] Creating a ‘smoke-free’ generation – a future without tobacco

Addressing a gathering of 146 Parties to the tobacco control treaty at the FCTC COP8 talks in Geneva, Paul Blokhuis, Netherlands State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport, described the progress in the anti-tobacco campaign that is gaining ground in
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:37
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[Netherlands] Dutch start-up to teach crows to throw away cigarette butts

Crowded Cities has devised a trash receptacle that trains crows to throw away cigarette butts for a reward. The receptacle is called the Crowbar. A crow places a cigarette butt into a bin, which then senses the butt and dispenses a peanut. Cigarette b
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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[Netherlands] Groningen strives to become first Dutch cigarette smoke free city

The project, partly developed by addiction specialist Robert van de Graaf, aims to end smoking in more places throughout the city, including hospitals, playgrounds and schools. ‘Second hand smoke is dangerous but so is seeing people smoke,’ Van der Graaf
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 24, 2017 09:21
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[Netherlands] What a Tobacco Company's Office Party Would Feel Like If Everyone There Were Totally Honest Cheers to the addicts!

Stivoro, the country's Foundation for Smoking and Health...worked with Wefilm, last seen on Heineken's HR campaign, to produce "A Deadly Serious Matter." In this odd fable, we get to see a tobacco company from the inside, talking openly about the ugly rea
Ad Week
added Jan 24, 2017 00:07
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[Netherlands] Court rules cafes and bars can set up smoking rooms

Cafes and bars can continue to set up special smoking rooms where customers can light up, judges in The Hague said on Wednesday. Anti-smoking lobby group Clean Air Nederland had gone to court in an effort to have all smoking rooms abolished. It argues tha
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 15, 2016 18:09
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[Netherlands] Lobby group welcomes ban on tobacco lobbyists

The doors to the Dutch government have been closed against the tobacco industry and its lobbyists, according to an anti-tobacco lobby group, the Framework Convention Alliance. In a note posted on its website, the alliance said that while a court in the
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 23, 2015 14:30
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[Netherlands] VVD MP says anti-smoking group should lose tax-free status

Ziengs wants the government to end the tax-free status of anti-smoking charity Clean Air Nederland...is angry that the organisation wants to stop people smoking in their own gardens if it causes a nuisance to others.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:10
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[Turkey] How do immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour?: comparative analysis among Turkish immigrants in Germany and the Netherlands

Turkish immigrants adapt their smoking behaviour towards that of the Dutch/German majority population with increasing duration of stay. This was particularly obvious among those who left Turkey before the age of 18 years - a group that needs tailored inte
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 14, 2014 02:36
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