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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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[Netherlands] 'Tobacco spies' will enforce new law on smoking age

A team of 45 young 'tobacco spies' will be employed to check tobacconists and supermarkets are enforcing the new legal age limit on smoking, junior health minister Martin van Rijn told parliament in a briefing on Wednesday.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:30
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[Netherlands] Increase checks on shops as well as age to buy cigarettes: experts

according to anti-tobacco organisation Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd. ... the government's inspectors are so busy trying to monitor smoking in cafes and bars that the number of age checks in supermarkets and shops has plunged.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 27, 2013 11:38
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[Netherlands] Smoking ban to be reinstated in all cafes next July, says minister

The ban on smoking in bars and cafes will be reinstated across the entire hospitality industry in July 2014, junior health minister Martin van Rijn said on Friday. Changes in the tobacco law will be presented to parliament before October so that all leg
Expatica.com (nl)
added May 6, 2013 14:43
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[Netherlands] 'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'

Heart disease risk factors can lead to a decline in brain function in both younger and older adults, Dutch researchers report. The new study included nearly 3,800 people, aged 35 to 82, who were checked for heart disease risk factors such as smoking, dia
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 5, 2013 22:17
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[Netherlands] Smoking ban to be reinstated in all cafes next July, says minister

The ban on smoking in bars and cafes will be reinstated across the entire hospitality industry in July 2014, junior health minister Martin van Rijn said on Friday. Changes in the tobacco law will be presented to parliament before October so that all leg
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 4, 2013 11:36
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[Netherlands] Addiction institute says mini waterpipe teaches kids to smoke

The Trimbos addiction research institute says the use of mini waterpipes known as shisha pens is not to be recommended because of the likely impact on health. The electronic cigarettes, which come in fruit flavours and different colours, are becoming a
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 3, 2013 16:08
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