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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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[Netherlands] Dutch could save €1.7bn a year and halve smoking rate with tough campaign

A new report claims the Netherlands could more than halve its proportion of smokers and save €1.7bn a year with stricter anti-smoking controls. The report for the Dutch cancer society, KWF, is the first to compare the potential effects of anti-smoking cam
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:17
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[Netherlands] Dutch tobacco policy goes up in smoke amid political tensions

the figures show that the highest proportion of smokers of any age is among twentysomethings. Almost 40 per cent of them smoke, 60 per cent of them every day. The habit falls back slightly for the over-30s, but by then – as the song says – it’s a hard ha
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:58
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[Netherlands] van DAM/de KANTER: Health warning: the government’s smoking policy kills

if we want to protect society, and children in particular, from the dangers of tobacco? Simply vote for the party which at the very least includes a commitment to increase tax on tobacco and limit its sale to designated outlets in its manifesto. Read mor
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 31, 2016 20:52
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[Netherlands] Over 500 smokers sign up for criminal case against tobacco firms

Between 500 and 600 people have so far signed up to support a lawsuit accusing the tobacco industry of grievous bodily harm, the Telegraaf says on Monday. A Dutch lawyer and a lung cancer patient are planning to take tobacco companies to court for produci
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 30, 2016 16:39
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[Netherlands, UK] Immingham Docks: Millions of smuggled cigarettes seized

Almost nine million cigarettes hidden inside packages labelled as containing wooden flooring have been seized at a port on the River Humber. Border Force officers searched a trailer at Immingham Docks which had arrived from the Netherlands on Thursday nig
BBC Online
added May 1, 2016 20:40
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