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Construct and predictive validity of three measures of intention to quit smoking: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey

An assessment of the Stages of Change, the Motivation To Stop Scale (MTSS) and a Likert scale showed comparable predictive and construct validity as measures for intention to quit smoking. All three instruments can be used in future research; however, u
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:39
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[Netherlands] Dutch amusement parks, museums to ban smoking while you wait

Dutch tourist attractions and amusement parks are to ban visitors from smoking while they queue up, Dutch media reported on Tuesday. The list of locations where smoking will be discouraged outside includes Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the Efteling amusement
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:23
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[Netherlands] Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters

KWF Kankerbestrijding has made a formal complaint against the big four tobacco companies, accusing them of grievous bodily harm and fraud. The organisation says the tobacco firms have lied to smokers about the damaging side effects of their addiction, par
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29
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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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