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Tobacco in the Netherlands

Most categories in the Dutch tobacco industry continued to decline in retail volume terms in 2016. Cigarettes and cigars in particular saw sales tumble, while smoking tobacco declined at a slower pace. The overall decline was driven by growing health conc
PR Newswire
added Jul 21, 2017 23:29
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[Netherlands, USA] VIDEO: TOBACCO INDUSTRY ACCUSED OF MURDER: CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ASH REPORTS

ASH) released a new video to draw attention to a Dutch criminal complaint against the tobacco industry for murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, attempted manslaughter, inflicting and attempting severe physical harm and deliberately harming health.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:12
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[Netherlands] PHILIP MORRIS v AUSTRALIA: Final Award Regarding Costs (PDF)

this claim has not been objected to by the Claimant. Indeed, the jurisprudence relied on by the Respondent in this context affirms that such a claim can be raised, and the Tribunal sees no reason to depart from this approach. 107. Moreover, the Tribuna
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:21
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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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