Tag: netherlands

ITM an industry powerhouse

ITM an industry powerhouse

| May 25, 2018

In the land of windmills, power can be generated easily using existing technologies, some of which are extremely old. Storing that power for future use is another matter.

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Only one ‘option’

Only one ‘option’

| May 18, 2018

In devising regulations to govern heat-not-burn products, the Netherlands’ junior health minister seems to coming down on the side of a quit-or-die approach to smoking.

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Quitting record

Quitting record

| April 24, 2018

In the Netherlands, the biggest proportion of occasional smokers comprises young adults aged 20 to 24, 32.6 percent of whom say they smoke, but not every day.

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JTI fined in the Netherlands

JTI fined in the Netherlands

| April 19, 2018

Japan Tobacco International has been fined for allegedly entering into exclusivity agreements with student associations in the Netherlands.

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Into the Cosmic Fog

Into the Cosmic Fog

| March 16, 2018

Fontem Ventures has bought into Cosmic Fog Vapors, a supplier of e-liquids, which comprise the largest contributor to the value of the global e-vapor sector.

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Smoking deadly but lawful

Smoking deadly but lawful

| February 23, 2018

Smokers knowingly expose themselves to health risks, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service has said in rejecting calls for an investigation into allegations of tobacco-company murders.

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Dutch reinforce ban

Dutch reinforce ban

| February 14, 2018

The mindset of Dutch anti-smokers is probably best defined by the requirement that a separate smoking area in a café should be less-attractively decorated than the rest of the café.

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More support for lawsuit

More support for lawsuit

| February 12, 2018

A lawsuit in the Netherlands is seeking to change the behavior of tobacco companies rather than force them to pay damages.

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Industry accused of murder

Industry accused of murder

| July 19, 2017

In highlighting a complaint of murder filed in the Netherlands against the tobacco industry, Action on Smoking and Health says that criminal charges against the industry would be feasible in the US.

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Cutting credit

Cutting credit

| July 6, 2017

The Dutch bank ABN Amro will no longer extend credit to clients in the tobacco industry on health grounds.

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Display ban to be imposed

Display ban to be imposed

| January 4, 2017

Because the Dutch government did not like the proposals put forward by the tobacco industry for a tobacco-products retail display ban, it is going to come up with its own plan.

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Philip Morris to close Dutch cigarette factory

Philip Morris to close Dutch cigarette factory

| April 7, 2014

Philip Morris International will shut down its manufacturing facility in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands, in response do declining demand for cigarettes in Europe. The closure of the plant in Bergen op Zoom, PMI’s largest production facility worldwide, would result in 1,230 job losses, about 90 percent of its total workforce there. Production will shift […]

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Dutch smoking ban does another U-turn

Dutch smoking ban does another U-turn

| May 9, 2013

The Netherland’s ban on tobacco smoking in bars and cafés will be reinstated across almost the entire hospitality industry in July next year, according to a DutchNews story quoting junior health minister, Martin van Rijn. Changes to the tobacco law would be presented to parliament before October so that all legal obstacles could be dealt […]

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Proposal to raise smoking age

Proposal to raise smoking age

| November 29, 2012

Junior Health Minister Martin van Rijn plans to introduce legislation to raise the Dutch legal age to buy tobacco products from 16 to 18, reports DutchNews.nl. Earlier this month, the Dutch cigarette industry association SSI, the smoking tobacco association VNK, and Philip Morris Benelux, called for raising the legal tobacco buying age. Anti-tobacco group Stivoro […]

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