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[Netherlands] A third of bars violate smoking ban

Food and Products Authority NVWA said in its report that many cafes still keep ashtrays on their tables. While the statistics paint a disturbing picture of businesses that structurally defy the ban on smoking, NVWA has said it is satisfied because the fig
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:16
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[Netherlands] MTV Censored Miley Cyrus Smoking Onstage, Now You'll Never Know About It

On Sunday, MTV held the European Music Awards and, big surprise, Miley … pulled out what Deadline calls "a suspicious-looking cigarette that many have identified as a joint" and proceeded to smoke it on stage. The awards were held in Amsterdam, so, you k
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 11, 2013 05:49
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[Netherlands] Health minister won't ban 'harmless' shisha pen fake cigarettes

Health minister Martin van Rijn has no plans to ban the sale of 'shisha pens' ... According to the public health institute RIVM, the vapour which users inhale from the electronic cigarettes is not dangerous to health. Therefore there is no reason to ban
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:17
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[Netherlands] More cafes are smoke free, but 35% still break the rules

Some 73% of the Netherlands' bars, cafes and clubs now ban smoking, up from 61% at the end of last year, according to new figures from the health and safety inspectorate.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:15
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[Netherlands] Smoking ban to be reinstated in all cafes next July, says minister

The ban on smoking in bars and cafes will be reinstated across the entire hospitality industry in July 2014, junior health minister Martin van Rijn said on Friday. Changes in the tobacco law will be presented to parliament before October so that all leg
Expatica.com (nl)
added May 6, 2013 14:43
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[Netherlands] Smoking banned in just one in four secondary schools, says report

Just one in four Dutch secondary school playgrounds are officially smoke-free zones, according to new research by asthma research group Longfonds.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:17
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[Netherlands] Inspectors carried out just 3000 cafe and club smoke checks last year

Just one in 20 of the Netherlands bars, cafes and clubs was visited by public health inspectors looking for infringements of the smoking ban last year, the Telegraaf reports.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:39
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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] Popular Amsterdam mayor dies after lung cancer battle

Amsterdam's popular mayor Eberhard van der Laan, widely seen as the embodiment of the Dutch capital's reputation for tolerance, has died of lung cancer aged 62...he was often seen in public with a cigarette in one hand until he quit smoking -- Van der La
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:30
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