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Belgian hermit on Austrian mountain awaits visitors with schnapps

Sitting on a bench in the early summer sun in front of his chapel, he radiated the serenity of a man who has found all he wants. Puffing on a tobacco pipe and looking out across the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, he said the job ad changed his life.
Reuters
added May 24, 2017 23:47
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BAT agrees purchase of Bosnian FDS tobacco business from Austrian fund

British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) has reached a principle agreement to acquire the tobacco assets of Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo (FDS) FDSS.SJ from an Austrian fund, the two companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36
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[Austria] Call for paper abstracts

CORESTA is calling for the submission of abstracts of papers intended for presentation at this year’s Joint Study Group meetings. The Smoke Science and Product Technology (SSPT) meeting is due to be held at Kitzbühel, Austria, on October 8-12.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 26, 2017 22:35
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[Europe] Austrian Families Minister wants smoking ban for under-18s

Austria has one of the highest rates of smoking among teenagers and young adults in Europe, with 52 percent of men aged 18 to 28 smoking, and 34 percent of women. Only Greeks, Bulgarians and Latvians smoke more than Austrians, according to a 2012 Euroba
The Local Austria (at)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:19
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Austria issues unprecedented balcony smoking ban

For the first time, the Austrian Supreme Court has ruled on when and where someone is permitted to smoke in their own home. According to the court’s decision, from now on a Viennese man is not allowed to smoke on his balcony or with the windows open from
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:55
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Austrian family minister wants full smoking ban for under-18s

Austria’s minister for families is calling for a ban on smoking for children younger than 18 years old, which would increase the current legal smoking age by two years. Such a ban should be introduced to protect Austria’s younger generation, Sophie Karma
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:53
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[Austria] IBUPROFEN REDUCES RISK OF DEATH FROM LUNG CANCER AMONG FORMER AND CURRENT SMOKERS, RESEARCHERS SAY

Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former smoker
Inquisitr
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[Austria] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) May Pose a Threat to Public Health

17th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Austria... Because the TPPA eliminates tobacco tariffs, prices for tobacco products will be reduced, resulting in increased demand. Unless there is a “significant compensating increase” in domestic exc
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 04:03
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[Austria] e-Cigarettes Not the Panacea They Are Claimed to Be, Expert Says

data presented here at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) suggested that there are a number of respiratory problems associated with the use of e-cigarettes, potentially arising from unregulated chemicals in the fluid/vapor.
Medical Tribune
added Dec 8, 2016 02:03
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[Austria] Court restricts smoker's balcony cigar habit to certain times

A university professor living in Vienna’s first district in a 7th floor apartment made an official complaint about his neighbour on the floor below. The 6th floor resident enjoys smoking cigars on his balcony, usually between midnight and 2am. In the win
The Local Austria (at)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:06
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