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[Netherlands] PEIRIS: Tobacco Industry: Charge As Criminals

The courts there and around the world have it within their power to hold the tobacco industry criminally liable; the legal arguments are there. Not only can a prosecutor, take this historic step, but they should. They could save thousands of lives. The U
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2018 15:32
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[Netherlands] ROMEO-STUPPY: The tobacco industry should be charged as criminals

This is a blow for public health around the world. Action on Smoking and Health and our partners have been working to bring a criminal case against the tobacco industry in courts around the world, including in the U.S. While the DPPS arguments are oft-h
The Hill
added Feb 26, 2018 22:39
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[Netherlands] Dutch prosecutors reject attempted murder case brought against tobacco giants by mother with lung cancer

have rejected calls to open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, saying such a case would be unlikely to lead to a conviction. The decision was a blow to what Dutch anti-smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:34
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[Netherlands] DUTCH PROSECUTOR REJECTS TOBACCO CRIMINAL CASE; MANY ARGUMENTS FOR APPEAL EXIST

The DPSS cites several reasons for their declination to prosecute including “freedom of choice”... That idea that people have a “freedom of choice” when it comes to tobacco is a fallacy. Addiction takes away free will. Nearly 70% of American adult smoker
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:18
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[Netherlands] Dutch Prosecutor Rejects Tobacco Criminal Case; Many Arguments for Appeal Exist -- Statement of Laurent Huber, Executive Director of Action on Smoking and Health

ASH supports an Article 12 appeal, which allows those with a direct interest in a case to ask the appeal court to order the public prosecutor to bring charges. The documents that were submitted to the prosecutor argue that the tobacco industry knowingly
PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2018 00:23
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[Netherlands] Dutch prosecutors say won't open criminal case against big tobacco firms

Reuters
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[Netherlands] No further investigation into the Tobacco Industry

The Dutch Public Prosecution Service (hereafter: DPPS) has concluded that it is not possible to bring a successful prosecution against the tobacco industry under the current legal and regulatory frameworks. For this reason, the DPPS will not continue to
Openbaar Ministerie (nl)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:32
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[Netherlands] Big Tobacco Dodges Trial as Prosecutor Rejects Murder Case

“A successful prosecution of the tobacco manufacturers -- one resulting in a conviction -- is not possible within the current regulations and parameters,” the authority in a statement. Dutch criminal-law attorney Benedicte Ficq in 2016 filed charges with
Bloomberg News
added Feb 23, 2018 19:16
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[Netherlands] Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

Dutch anti-smoking activists vowed to fight on Thursday after prosecutors rejected their call for a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, on the grounds that such a case would be un
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 23, 2018 01:29
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[Netherlands] PROSECUTOR DROPS LAWSUIT AGAINST DUTCH TOBACCO INDUSTRY

tobacco companies must place the exact results of ISO tests on cigarette packaging. The fact that smokers potentially inhaled different emission levels doesn't change the fact that the law only requires tobacco companies to show the actual test results on
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:24
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