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Dutch government working on tougher approach to driving under the influence of alcohol

The Dutch government wants to adopt a much tougher approach to drink-driving. In a letter to the House of Representatives, ...

News item | 07-03-2018 | 11:18

National roll-out of mandatory alcohol and drug testing for violent offenders from 1 July

Heavier sentences for violence committed while under the influence From 1 July, police officers nationwide will implement their ...

News item | 28-06-2017 | 16:50

National Prevention Programme to kick off in February 2014

'Health matters'. That’s the title of a new National Prevention Programme proposed by Health Minister Edith Schippers and State ...

News item | 11-10-2013 | 11:02

Citizenship criterion is element of policy in more than 70 per cent of coffee shop municipalities

In more than 70 per cent of the 103 municipalities with coffee shops the so-called citizenship criterion is or will become an ...

News item | 28-06-2013 | 09:11

Ban on Khat

The drug Khat is to be banned in the Netherlands. The drug damages your health and results in social problems. Khat - fresh ...

News item | 10-01-2012 | 16:53

Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary and Customs intercept 42 kilos of cocaine

Friday evening, detectives of the Schiphol Team, a cooperation of the Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary and Customs, ...

News item | 31-07-2011 | 14:00

Customs find 8 kilos of cocaine floating on the river Scheldt

The crew of a Customs boat chanced upon a shipment of cocaine last Tuesday. The 8 kilos of hard drugs floated in the mouth of the ...

News item | 22-07-2011 | 14:15

HARC Team Rotterdam find 2500 kilos of cocaine; five men arrested

The HARC (Hit And Run Container) Team, a cooperation of the Seaport Police, Customs and the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation ...

News item | 30-06-2011 | 13:53

Cleaners arrested at Schiphol Airport for drug smuggling

Detectives of the Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary, Customs and the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) ...

News item | 27-06-2011 | 13:48

Committee: the current system of the Opium Act does not have to be changed

The current system of two lists in the Opium Act, including hard and soft drugs, does not have to be changed. This is stated in ...

News item | 24-06-2011 | 11:56

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