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[Netherlands] Dutch activists seek to stub out smokers' corner in cafes

Dutch anti-cigarette campaigners Thursday launched a lawsuit against the government calling for an end to spaces reserved for smokers in cafes and bars. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 perce
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:43

[Netherlands] Dutch could save €1.7bn a year and halve smoking rate with tough campaign

A new report claims the Netherlands could more than halve its proportion of smokers and save €1.7bn a year with stricter anti-smoking controls. The report for the Dutch cancer society, KWF, is the first to compare the potential effects of anti-smoking cam (nl)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:17

[Netherlands] Dutch tobacco policy goes up in smoke amid political tensions

the figures show that the highest proportion of smokers of any age is among twentysomethings. Almost 40 per cent of them smoke, 60 per cent of them every day. The habit falls back slightly for the over-30s, but by then – as the song says – it’s a hard ha
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:58

[Netherlands] van DAM/de KANTER: Health warning: the government’s smoking policy kills

if we want to protect society, and children in particular, from the dangers of tobacco? Simply vote for the party which at the very least includes a commitment to increase tax on tobacco and limit its sale to designated outlets in its manifesto. Read mor (nl)
added May 31, 2016 20:52

[Netherlands] Over 500 smokers sign up for criminal case against tobacco firms

Between 500 and 600 people have so far signed up to support a lawsuit accusing the tobacco industry of grievous bodily harm, the Telegraaf says on Monday. A Dutch lawyer and a lung cancer patient are planning to take tobacco companies to court for produci (nl)
added May 30, 2016 16:39

[Netherlands, UK] Immingham Docks: Millions of smuggled cigarettes seized

Almost nine million cigarettes hidden inside packages labelled as containing wooden flooring have been seized at a port on the River Humber. Border Force officers searched a trailer at Immingham Docks which had arrived from the Netherlands on Thursday nig
BBC Online
added May 1, 2016 20:40

[Netherlands] Dutch lawyer starts criminal case against tobacco firms

Lawyer Benedicte Ficq and cancer victim Anne Marie van Veen are putting together a criminal case against cigarette producers, arguing that out of court settlements do not go far enough. ‘I want to see tobacco firms prosecuted for deliberately damaging peo (nl)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:13

[Netherlands] Tobacco control policies and perinatal health: a national quasi-experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

A reduction in SGA births, but not preterm birth or perinatal mortality, was observed in the Netherlands after extension of the smoke-free workplace law to bars and restaurants in conjunction with a tax increase and mass media campaign.
Scientific Reports
added Apr 25, 2016 22:01

[Netherlands] New Study Says Restaurant Smoking Bans Had a Major Impact on Infant Health

In 2004 and 2008, the Netherlands passed legislation that kicked smoking out of workplaces and restaurants, respectively. A new paper published in Scientific Reports alleges that after the restaurant smoking ban, pre- and post-birth problems such as stil
added Apr 25, 2016 21:57

[Europe, Netherlands] The Hague Court: Dutch alcohol and tobacco ID campaign in violation of anti-trust legislation

Dutch Food Retail Association (CBL) and Jumbo Supermarkets have violated anti-trust legislation by ruling out the very effective age validation system 'Ageviewers'...We are investigating the consequences of the judgment in the US, as the boycott completel
PR Newswire
added Apr 23, 2016 22:53
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