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[Netherlands] House Majority Wants to Hit Smokers Harder

The Lower House wants a more stringent approach to smoking. Public Health State Secretary Martin van Rijn should do more than just raise the legal age for buying tobaccco, according to a House majority.
NIS News (Netherlands Info Services) (nl)
added Dec 4, 2012 03:21
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[Netherlands] Minister confirms 18 age limit for buying tobacco products

Junior health minister Martin van Rijn confirmed on Friday he plans to introduce legislation to increase the legal age to buy tobacco from 16 to 18.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 23, 2012 11:10
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The Netherlands may increase legal age to buy cigarettes to 18

The legal age for buying cigarettes in the Netherlands is ‘very likely’ to be increased to 18, the Telegraaf reports on Wednesday.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 22, 2012 12:38
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[Europe, Netherlands] Health minister opposes tougher tobacco rules, says RTL news

European plans to put 'gruesome' photographs on cigarette packets and ban vending machines are opposed by Dutch health minister Edith Schippers, RTL news reports on Monday.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:13
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[Europe, Netherlands] Health minister opposes tougher tobacco rules, says RTL news

European plans to put 'gruesome' photographs on cigarette packets and ban vending machines are opposed by Dutch health minister Edith Schippers, RTL news reports on Monday.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 5, 2012 10:29
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More smokers in the Netherlands

The number of smokers in the Netherlands will have risen to 26.2% of the adult population by the end of this year, anti-smoking lobby Stivoro says on its website.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:25
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[Netherlands] Fetal Smoke Exposure and Risks of Wheezing During Early Childhood

Question: Among children whose parents smoked during pregnancy, does the duration and timing of parental smoking affect the risks of wheezing in early childhood?
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Nov 1, 2012 18:36
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[Netherlands] More bars and pubs flouting the smoking ban

Federal health inspectors find that the smoking ban in Belgian pubs, bars and cafés is not being respected as it should. In fact, more offences are being been registered. It's especially late in the evening and during the night that landlords allow smok
Expatica.com (nl)
added Oct 25, 2012 06:16
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Population impact of reimbursement for smoking cessation: A natural experiment in the Netherlands

The introduction of a national reimbursement system in the Netherlands was associated with a more than ten-fold increase in telephone counseling for smoking cessation and suggests that reimbursement for smoking cessation contributed to improvements in pu
Addiction
added Oct 8, 2012 14:20
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[Netherlands] Getting paid to quit may work for some smokers

During a single year when the Dutch government covered the costs of counseling and drugs to help smokers quit, calls to a national smoking-cessation hotline rose 10-fold, and the number of smokers in the country dropped significantly, according to a new s
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2012 18:02
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