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[Netherlands] No further investigation into the Tobacco Industry

The Dutch Public Prosecution Service (hereafter: DPPS) has concluded that it is not possible to bring a successful prosecution against the tobacco industry under the current legal and regulatory frameworks. For this reason, the DPPS will not continue to
Openbaar Ministerie (nl)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:32
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[Netherlands] Big Tobacco Dodges Trial as Prosecutor Rejects Murder Case

“A successful prosecution of the tobacco manufacturers -- one resulting in a conviction -- is not possible within the current regulations and parameters,” the authority in a statement. Dutch criminal-law attorney Benedicte Ficq in 2016 filed charges with
Bloomberg News
added Feb 23, 2018 19:16
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[Netherlands] Dutch prosecutors reject attempted murder case brought against tobacco giants by mother with lung cancer

have rejected calls to open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, saying such a case would be unlikely to lead to a conviction. The decision was a blow to what Dutch anti-smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:34

[Netherlands] Dutch prosecutors reject calls for criminal tobacco case

Dutch anti-smoking activists vowed to fight on Thursday after prosecutors rejected their call for a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, on the grounds that such a case would be un
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 23, 2018 01:29


tobacco companies must place the exact results of ISO tests on cigarette packaging. The fact that smokers potentially inhaled different emission levels doesn't change the fact that the law only requires tobacco companies to show the actual test results on
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:24

[Netherlands] Dutch effort to charge tobacco firms with attempted murder fails

Dutch public prosecutors have refused to open a formal criminal investigation into four major international tobacco companies on charges of attempted murder or manslaughter, saying there is too little chance of a conviction. Anne Marie van Veen, a Dutch
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01


two major live music industry associations have written to Dutch health minister Paul Blokhuis to appeal a recent legal ruling that outlaws smoking in music venues. As a result of a decision by the Hague’s court of appeal on 13 February, indoor smoking r
IQ - Live Music Intelligence (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:54

Smoking rooms in bars and restaurants in the Netherlands banned

The Dutch Court of Appeal in The Hague has decided to ban smoking rooms in restaurants and bars in the Netherlands. This decision comes as a result of the lawsuit put forward by Clean Air Nederland (CAN).
IamExpat (nl)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:49

[Netherlands] Dutch dentists, doctors throw weight behind big tobacco court case

Dutch family doctors’ associations and the national dentists association have thrown their weight behind the anti-smoking law suit which aims to prove the big tobacco companies deliberately conspired to make people addicts. The health professionals’ organ (nl)
added Feb 14, 2018 17:05

[Netherlands] Big tobacco’s offer: $1 billion for research. Should scientists take it?

But Yach says he's already received 50 to 60 proposals from around the world, including from U.S. medical schools. The foundation will issue a formal call for proposals for centers of excellence after a workshop later this month, and expects to award its
added Feb 8, 2018 21:13
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