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Dutch government in court for violating the FCTC

Date:10 November 2015
Author:GHLG Blog

On November 9th, 2015, a court decision was taken in the case concerning the close ties between the Dutch Government and the tobacco industry. The case, which was brought to Court by the Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, involves an assessment of Article 5(3) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which was adopted within the framework of the World Health Organization in 2003 and which entered into force in 2005.

In the following interview with Radio EenVandaag, Prof Brigit Toebes tells us the whole story.

Radio Vandaag – Interview with Prof. Brigit Toebes

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