Headlines Tagged with Netherlands — 569 headlines found
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
Oct 19, 2017 azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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
Oct 10, 2017 PR Newswire
added Oct 10, 2017 15:57
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.
Oct 9, 2017 New Atlas
added Oct 13, 2017 01:23
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
Oct 6, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:30
[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.
Aug 13, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:24
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.
Aug 8, 2017 Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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
Jul 24, 2017 NL Times (nl)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:31
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
Jul 24, 2017 DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 24, 2017 09:21
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
Jul 20, 2017 PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2017 23:29
[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.
Jul 18, 2017 ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:12