Containing 30 pages as well as annexes, the documentation presented offers detailed evidence of the charges. The declaration is also available in Spanish and German.
Lawyer Bénédicte Ficq of legal firm Meijering Van Kleef Ficq & Van der Werf filed charges (28th of September 2016) with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office, on behalf of the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, lung cancer patient Anne Marie van Veen and COPD patient Lia Breed, against four tobacco manufacturers that are active in the Netherlands: Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco Benelux.
Click here for the documentation: Complaint Tobacco Industry.
The declaration is also available in Spanish: Dutch Criminal Complaint-Tobacco-Industry- Spanish Translation
and in German: Dutch Criminal Complaint-Tobacco-Industry- German translation