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[Netherlands] Pension funds less tough on tobacco than insurers: survey

Dutch insurers have much stronger exclusion policies on tobacco industry investments than the country’s pension funds, a survey has revealed. The study, conducted by the Association of Investors in Sustainable Development (VBDO) and commissioned by the
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:08
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[Netherlands] 80% of major Dutch pension funds invest in tobacco: report

More than two-thirds (80 per cent) of major Dutch pension funds have investments in the tobacco industry, according to a report by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development, which shared responses from 30 of the country’s 50 largest
Benefits Canada (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:40
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[Netherlands] Tobacco remains a good investment, say Dutch pension funds

More than 50% of Dutch institutional investors continue to invest in tobacco, according to a report published by Trouw on Tuesday. ‘Many investors say that smoking is legal and therefore they see no reason to change their policy,’ said researcher Hester
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:09
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[Netherlands] Eight arrested as police bust illegal cigarette factory in Brabant

Police and finance ministry inspectors have closed down an illegal cigarette factory in the Brabant town of Oirschot and arrested eight people working on the production line.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:30
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[Netherlands] Living next to a busy road is as bad for you as passive smoking 10 cigarettes a day, warn scientists

Breathing in polluted air on busy roads is as harmful as passively smoking ten cigarettes a day, new research has found. Dutch scientists compared the effects of smoking with those of living near a busy road, looking at increased risks of heart disease,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:44
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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] NEW LAWSUIT AGAINST BIG TOBACCO WINS BACKING OF DUTCH DOCTORS ASSOCIATION

A Dutch association of doctors NTvG is financially supporting a criminal case filed by some 1,300 smokers and ex smokers against the tobacco industry, the Volkskrant reports. The association, which has about 250 doctors as members, will invest hundreds o
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:10
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[Netherlands] Doctors help finance lawsuit against tobacco companies

The Dutch Journal of Medicine NTvG , which has a membership of over 250 doctors, has decided to earmark ‘several hundreds of thousands of euros’ to support the case which is being brought by 1,300 (ex) smokers suffering from smoking-related illnesses. Acc
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:09
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TOBACCO TO BE HIDDEN FROM PLAIN SIGHT IN NETHERLANDS SHOPS

The Dutch government is working on a legislative proposal to ban the visible display of tobacco products...Van Rijn gave the involved industry associations until December 15th to come up with an alternative, but their plans were inadequate. According to V
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:05
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[Netherlands] Dutch plan new law to ban shops displaying cigarettes and tobacco

Junior health minister Martin van Rijn is working on draft legislation which would force shopkeepers and petrol stations to keep cigarettes out of sight of consumers, broadcaster NOS said on Friday. The tobacco industry had promised to come up with measu
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:49
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