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[Netherlands] Dutch Shipbuilder Slaps Staff with Smoking Fine

Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede is to fine workers who light up a cigarette outside official breaks 100 euros for each offence. Repeat offenders may miss out on their profit share of some 2,400 euros, the Dutch daily AD reported. (in)
added Oct 7, 2012 13:12

[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
added Oct 6, 2012 05:19

[Netherlands] Doctors' pension fund says tobacco investment is 'up to manager'

The decision by the family doctors' pension fund to invest in tobacco is up to the external asset manager, the fund said in a statement on Thursday. (nl)
added Sep 7, 2012 13:41

[Netherlands] Pension fund for Dutch doctors stands by investments in tobacco

In a statement, it said: "We have outsourced our asset management to external managers, who have the discretion to invest in tobacco. We regularly look into the ethical aspects of investments, and the issues of health, food safety and access to medication / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Sep 7, 2012 12:12

[Netherlands] Doctors' pension fund increases investment in tobacco

The Dutch family doctors’ pension fund has increased its investment in British American Tobacco despite protests about the shareholding earlier this year, the Financieele Dagblad reports on Tuesday. (nl)
added Sep 4, 2012 18:05

[Netherlands] Half of cafes still allow smoking

Nearly half of Dutch cafes and bars still allow customers to smoke on their premises, according to figures released on Tuesday by the food safety authority NVWA. (nl)
added Jun 20, 2012 15:49

[Netherlands] Dutch ignore smoking ban in bars and clubs

The smoking ban in Dutch bars and clubs is being widely ignored, according to the authority responsible for enforcing it. Almost half the cafés in the Netherlands turn a blind eye to smoking customers. (nl)
added Jun 18, 2012 13:23

[Europe, Netherlands] 'De Jager zwichtte voor tabakslobby'

"De Jager yielded to tobacco lobby"
added Jun 11, 2012 15:24

[Netherlands] Tobacco firm Philip Morris lobbies local council

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is urging local politicians in Bergen op Zoom to lobby against the planned rise in tobacco taxes . . . The company has also sent councillors a concept letter than they can sign and send on to national government. (nl)
added May 24, 2012 09:55

[Netherlands] Comorbidities are common in patients with COPD

The majority of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) referred for pulmonary rehabilitation have multiple extra-pulmonary comorbidities, according to a new study from the Netherlands.
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added May 22, 2012 13:29
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