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[Netherlands] Dutch bank bans loans to tobacco industry on health grounds

The Netherlands’ third-largest bank ABN Amro said Wednesday that it is ratcheting up its battle against smoking and will no longer extend credit to clients in the tobacco industry. The Amsterdam-based bank’s decision came as it announced a new partnersh
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2017 01:45
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[Netherlands] Dutch bank ABN Amro stubs out tobacco industry

The Netherlands' third-largest bank ABN Amro said Wednesday that it...will no longer extend credit to clients in the tobacco industry.... "The core activity of those in the tobacco industry is not compatable with our core values," she told AFP. "Therefo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 5, 2017 19:19
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[Netherlands] Cigarette sales increase as health campaigns fail to stub out smoking

New figures suggest smoking is becoming more popular in the Netherlands again, ending a five-year downward trend...The finding comes from the annual SUN report drawn up by accountancy firm KPMG for the tobacco industry, which looks into illicit cigarette
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Netherlands] DUTCH 'SMOKING IS MURDER' CASE GOES GLOBAL; LAWSUITS IN 17 COUNTRIES

Lawyers in 17 countries are following Dutch lawyers' lead in suing the tobacco industry for attempted murder or aggravated assault. Anti-smoking organizations and lawyers from 15 countries gathered in Geneva recently to discuss the Dutch appraoch to the,
NL Times (nl)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:37
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[Netherlands] Fewer Dutch graduates smoke but the tobacco industry is thriving Health

new figures on Wednesday which show that the government’s efforts to discourage smoking have had more of an impact on people with university and college degrees than on the low-skilled. The number of graduates who smoke has gone down from 34% in 1989 to 1
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:19
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[Netherlands] ABP under pressure over €1.5bn tobacco investments

Employees of the Netherlands’ university medical centres (UMC) have called for their pension fund, ABP, to stop investing in the tobacco industry. Jos Aartsen, chairman of the academic hospital UMC Groningen, spoke out during a conference entitled ‘Aimin
IPE.com / Investments and Pensions Europe (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:13
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[Netherlands] Doctors and physiotherapists join Dutch law suit against big tobacco

The NTvG represents some 250 doctors while nearly 2,000 physiotherapists are members of the ClaudicationNet foundation, the Volkskrant said on Friday. ‘We doctors want to take on the tobacco industry together with patients,’ Dink Legemate, a chief surgeon
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added May 12, 2017 23:56
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Construct and predictive validity of three measures of intention to quit smoking: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey

An assessment of the Stages of Change, the Motivation To Stop Scale (MTSS) and a Likert scale showed comparable predictive and construct validity as measures for intention to quit smoking. All three instruments can be used in future research; however, u
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:39
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[Netherlands] Dutch amusement parks, museums to ban smoking while you wait

Dutch tourist attractions and amusement parks are to ban visitors from smoking while they queue up, Dutch media reported on Tuesday. The list of locations where smoking will be discouraged outside includes Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the Efteling amusement
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:23
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[Netherlands] Dutch cancer charity joins lawsuit against big tobacco over holes in filters

KWF Kankerbestrijding has made a formal complaint against the big four tobacco companies, accusing them of grievous bodily harm and fraud. The organisation says the tobacco firms have lied to smokers about the damaging side effects of their addiction, par
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2017 12:29
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