Tag: tobacco industry

Criminal case against the tobacco industry

In September 2016, Dutch lawyer Bénédicte Ficq filed a criminal complaint against the tobacco industry on behalf of two lung patients and the Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation. This article provides an overview of the lead-up to the case and subsequent developments.

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Case against the State concerning article 5.3 FCTC

In 2014 and 2015, Youth Smoking Prevention brought a case against the State of the Netherlands in order to end the structural, far too great influence of the tobacco lobby on the government’s anti-smoking policy. The request: enforcement of article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC.

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