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[Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, USA] Researchers identify gene that influences nicotine dependence

A DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene and commonly found in people of European and African descent—increases the likelihood of developing nicotine dependence, smoking heavily, and developing lung cancer, according to a new study led by RTI Internationa
PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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[Netherlands] Can crows be trained to collect cigarette butts?

could we employ these brainy birds to help keep our streets clean? That's the idea behind a project from Dutch startup Crowded Cities, which is looking to train crows to scoop up the butts in exchange for treats.
New Atlas
added Oct 13, 2017 01:23
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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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[Netherlands] Diego Maradona attends PSV Eindhoven vs AZ Alkmaar encounter as Argentina legend smokes cigar

Maradona appeared to enjoy the five-goal encounter as he puffed on a cigar during the contest.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:24
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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Police arrest 17 in Australia, Dubai, Netherlands drug raids

Police in Australia, Dubai and the Netherlands have arrested 17 people... The investigation began in mid-2016, targeting organised crime groups attempting to import large quantities of drugs and tobacco, according to authorities.
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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GRONINGEN TO BE NETHERLANDS' FIRST SMOKE-FREE CITY

A large number of organizations, schools, child care institutions and sports clubs in Groningen are working together to make the city the first smoke-free city in the Netherlands. Their ultimate goal is to have no smokers in Groningen, and that no one in
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:31
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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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Tobacco in the Netherlands

Most categories in the Dutch tobacco industry continued to decline in retail volume terms in 2016. Cigarettes and cigars in particular saw sales tumble, while smoking tobacco declined at a slower pace. The overall decline was driven by growing health conc
PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2017 23:29
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[Netherlands, USA] VIDEO: TOBACCO INDUSTRY ACCUSED OF MURDER: CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ASH REPORTS

ASH) released a new video to draw attention to a Dutch criminal complaint against the tobacco industry for murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, attempted manslaughter, inflicting and attempting severe physical harm and deliberately harming health.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:12
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[Netherlands] PHILIP MORRIS v AUSTRALIA: Final Award Regarding Costs (PDF)

this claim has not been objected to by the Claimant. Indeed, the jurisprudence relied on by the Respondent in this context affirms that such a claim can be raised, and the Tribunal sees no reason to depart from this approach. 107. Moreover, the Tribuna
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:21
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