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[Netherlands] AMSTERDAM, UTRECHT TO JOIN LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The municipalities of Amsterdam and Utrecht announced that they will support a lawsuit filed against the tobacco industry. Lawyer Benedicte Ficq, acting on behalf of multiple hospitals, lung cancer patients, cancer association KWF, and addiction centers,
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 19:50
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[Netherlands] Amsterdam backs anti-smoking court case, aims for smoke-free city

Amsterdam city council has thrown its weight behind the anti-smoking law suit which aims to prove the big tobacco companies deliberately conspired to make people addicts. ‘We have been trying to achieve a smoke free Amsterdam for years and supporting this
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 8, 2018 18:20
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[Netherlands] ADDICTION TREATMENT PROVIDERS JOIN DUTCH HOSPITALS' LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Dutch Network for Addiction Care, an umbrella organization for various organizations dealing with addiction, is joining a major lawsuit against the tobacco industry. "The cigarette is a criminal product and all 'dealers' must be dealt with. This prod
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[Netherlands] DUTCH HOSPITAL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital in Amsterdam filed a lawsuit against the four large tobacco factories in the Netherlands, accusing them of aggravated assault with death as result. According to the hospital, the fight against cancer is a losing battle
NL Times (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:53
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[Netherlands] Top Dutch cancer hospital joins tobacco class action lawsuit

The Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (AVL) cancer hospital in Amsterdam said in a statement on Thursday that it was joining an ongoing legal action against four Dutch-based tobacco firms...against Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco and Japan
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:49
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[Netherlands] Biggest Dutch pension fund drops tobacco, nuclear weapon investments

Dutch civil service pension fund ABP, one of the biggest pension funds in world, is to phase out all investments in tobacco and nuclear weapons. The pension fund intends to sell all its investments in the tobacco and nuclear weapons industries – totalling
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[Netherlands] Europe’s largest pension fund to drop tobacco and nuclear weapons

Europe’s biggest pension fund, ABP of the Netherlands, plans to ax tobacco and nuclear weapons from its investment portfolio. The €405bn scheme joins a growing list of institutional investors in shunning stocks they deem harmful to the environment and t
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:34
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[Netherlands] UPDATE 2-Dutch ABP pension fund to pull investments in tobacco, nuclear arms makers

Floris Italianer, director of the Dutch Heart Foundation, praised ABP for taking a leading role in helping to discourage tobacco use and called on other financial institutions to follow suit. ”ABP has provided a good example: it is high time to stop inv
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2018 19:22
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[Netherlands] Association between rs1051730 and smoking during pregnancy in Dutch women

The common genetic variant (rs1051730) in the 15q24 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor gene cluster CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 was associated with smoking quantity and has been reported to be associated also with reduced ability to quit smoking in pregnant women
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Netherlands, UK] Tobacco firms may face ‘murder’ trials

(Ash) has begun work on pressing the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to bring charges or to allow a private prosecution... Activists in nine countries are now working on similar cases, according to Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy, a lawyer at Action on Smoking
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 11:59
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