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[Europe, Netherlands] Tobacco lobbyist was head of EU ethics committee

Michel Petite, head ot the European Union’s ethics committee tasked with the monitoring of the influence of lobbyists, resigned on December 18, because “his position had become untenable” due to a conflict of interest, notes De Standaard.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Dec 20, 2013 17:00
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[Netherlands] Cigarettes' harm that smoke alarms can't detect | Scope Blog

A new study has found that children from birth to 13 years of age who were exposed to third-hand smoke from parents who reported that they smoked outside the house showed double the risk of respiratory tract infections, and an even greater incidence of wh
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Dec 13, 2013 16:34
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[Netherlands] Dutch sound alarm about possible risks of e-cigarettes

Dutch Health Ministry sounded an early warning late last week about the possible health risks of electronic cigarettes, announcing plans to clamp down on labeling ahead of European regulations. www.commons.wikimedia.org">
Business World (ph)
added Dec 5, 2013 14:02
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam Has a Deal for Alcoholics - Work Paid in Beer

In addition to beer — the brand varies depending on which brewery offers the best price — each member of the cleaning team gets half a packet of rolling tobacco, free lunch and 10 euros a day, or about $13.55.
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2013 23:18
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[Netherlands] Possible risks of e-cigarettes

The Dutch Health Ministry announced about the possible health risks of electronic cigarettes. The National Institute for Public Health said it was concerned about a lack of evidence on the possible health effects of e-cigarettes, and said that as a prec
News.am (am)
added Dec 1, 2013 04:46
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[Netherlands] Dutch sound alarm about possible risks of e-cigarettes

Dutch Health Ministry sounded an early warning on Thursday about the possible health risks of electronic cigarettes, announcing plans to clamp down on labeling ahead of European regulations. The move followed an analysis of existing scientific research b
Reuters
added Nov 29, 2013 20:36
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets

For a day's work, they receive 10 euros (around $13 U.S.), a half-packet of rolling tobacco and five cans of beer — two to start the day, two at lunch and one for after work.
USA Today
added Nov 20, 2013 15:17
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[Netherlands, UK] Cigarette Smoking 'Could Make You Psychotic'

Experts at the Institute of Psychiatry in London are publishing research suggesting that smoking cigarettes may be a contributory cause of schizophrenia (a psychotic disorder). This startling finding includes a just published study, plus research to be pu
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:31
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Netherlands probes Miley Cyrus smoking stunt

Dutch authorities have launched an investigation into whether a smoking ban was violated after US pop star Miley Cyrus lit up what appeared to be a joint on stage during the MTV music awards in Amsterdam.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 13, 2013 15:46
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[Netherlands] Miley Cyrus lights a dubious hand rolled cigarette as she and Katy Perry lead the winners at the MTV EMA awards

Miley Cyrus, whose latest onstage attempt at distancing herself from Hannah Montana saw her light a very suspicious looking cigarette. The 20-year-old singer had already turned heads when she opened 2013 MTV Europe Video Music Awards the show with a twer
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2013 05:50
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