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[Netherlands] VPRO television appeals against €600 smoking fine

Comedian Hans Teeuwen smoked during a three-hour one-to-one interview in the Zomergasten series at the end of July, which health and safety inspectors say breaks a ban on smoking in the workplace. Smokers have disappeared from the television screens and
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:06
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Netherlands TV network appeals fine for smoking interview subject

VPRO said it's appealing a $792 levied against the network for airing an interview during which comedian Hans Teeuwen smoked. Teeuwen said he lit up the cigarette out of habit during a 3-hour, one-on-one interview on "Zomergasten" at the end of July.
UPI
added Sep 1, 2013 02:52
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[Netherlands] Finance ministry breaks WHO treaty

According to documents obtained by Vrij Nederland under freedom of information laws, the finance ministry is prepared to alter legal text at the behest of the tobacco industry. Statement In a statement, the ministry told news agency ANP it 'keeps to th
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 26, 2013 20:58
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LETTER: Which smoking cessation aids are proven effective according to smokers who want to quit smoking? A report from the Netherlands

The use of evidence-based smoking cessation aids (SCA) is an important strategy in helping smokers to quit successfully ... do smokers know which SCA are evidence-based and which are not? This study sought to find an answer to this question.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2013 05:22
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[Netherlands] Smoking on the rise in Amsterdam

There are more people smoking in Amsterdam now than there were five years ago. The GGD (Public Health Service) concluded from recent research that while the number of smokers in the Netherlands as a whole is decreasing, the numbers in Amsterdam are doin
IamExpat (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:29
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[Netherlands] Health minister won't ban 'harmless' shisha pen fake cigarettes

Health minister Martin van Rijn has no plans to ban the sale of 'shisha pens' ... According to the public health institute RIVM, the vapour which users inhale from the electronic cigarettes is not dangerous to health. Therefore there is no reason to ban
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:17
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[Netherlands] Smoking ban bill goes to advisory body

The changes in the tobacco law will see the smoking ban in bars and cafes reinstated across the entire hospitality industry, including in small establishments run by their owners.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:16
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[Netherlands] More cafes are smoke free, but 35% still break the rules

Some 73% of the Netherlands' bars, cafes and clubs now ban smoking, up from 61% at the end of last year, according to new figures from the health and safety inspectorate.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:15
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[Netherlands] Smoking ban bill goes to advisory body

Junior justice minister Martin van Rijn on Tuesday sent his bill tightening up the smoking ban to the government's highest advisory body, the Raad van State. The changes in the tobacco law will see the smoking ban in bars and cafes reinstated across the
Expatica.com (nl)
added Jul 9, 2013 14:47
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[Netherlands] Dutch Pension Fund Blacklists Tobacco Companies

A Dutch pension fund said Monday it has sold its stakes in tobacco companies and put them on its investment blacklist amid child-labor allegations and concerns over worker conditions in the sector. PFZW, a pension fund for health-care workers, said it sh
Dow Jones Newswires
added Jul 3, 2013 03:40
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