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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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[Netherlands] Dutch get tough on cigarette packaging: no glitter, no holograms

companies operating in the Netherlands are to be banned from adding decorative elements to their packaging such as ‘holograms, shiny and glamorous colours, and references to themes such as football or King’s Day’. And potential innovations, such as packag
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:16
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[Netherlands] Crackdown on smoking: Dutch ban decorations on cigarette packaging

Currently cigarettes sold in the Netherlands are still decorated to lure buyers. But from July next year this will no longer be allowed. This forms part of a set of measures from the Netherlands and European Union aimed at making smoking less attractive.
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 18, 2016 16:14
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[Netherlands] Over 1,000 people sign up for criminal case against tobacco industry

The Sick of Smoking foundation was formed in April this year to put together a class action campaign against the industry on behalf of patients. The aim is not to win damages, but to ensure ‘the tobacco industry really starts behaving differently,’ the FD
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:57
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[Netherlands] Court rules cafes and bars can set up smoking rooms

Cafes and bars can continue to set up special smoking rooms where customers can light up, judges in The Hague said on Wednesday. Anti-smoking lobby group Clean Air Nederland had gone to court in an effort to have all smoking rooms abolished. It argues tha
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 15, 2016 18:09
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[Netherlands] Dutch court stubs out plan to stop smokers' corner in cafes

court Wednesday threw out a case brought by anti-cigarette campaigners seeking to force the government to close down public spaces reserved for smokers in some cafes and bars. Clean Air Netherlands "lost its case against the state," said the group, who f
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 15, 2016 18:08
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Trends in risk factors for coronary heart disease in the Netherlands [FREE FULL TEXT]

The results demonstrated favourable trends in smoking (except in older women) ... Four out of six risk factors for CHD showed a favourable or stable trend.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:06
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Social Acceptance of Smoking Restrictions During 10 Years of Policy Implementation, Reversal, and Reenactment in the Netherlands: Findings From a National Population Survey

has increased in the Netherlands, despite a suboptimal implementation process of smoking restrictions. However, there is still potential for improvement as acceptance of smoking is still quite high for some public venues like bars. It is important to stre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2016 03:09
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Buying electronic cigarette turns age 18 in the Netherlands – Norwalk Technology Time

Electronic cigarettes and water pipes will be banned in the Netherlands for children under 18 from next year, the government said, after finding that the devices were more damaging to health than expected. Dutch ban vaping for under 18s, say more harmfu
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Aug 1, 2016 00:54
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[Netherlands] Dutch activists seek to stub out smokers' corner in cafes

Dutch anti-cigarette campaigners Thursday launched a lawsuit against the government calling for an end to spaces reserved for smokers in cafes and bars. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 perce
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:43
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