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Austria's new tobacco law comes under fire

A new tobacco law is being pushed through the Austrian parliament despite the fact that it contains a spelling mistake that might make implementing the law a bit difficult.
The Local Austria (at)
added May 2, 2016 19:40
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NO SMOKING IN AUSTRIAN RESTAURANTS STARTING IN 2018

A complete smoking ban in all Austrian restaurants and other food providers has been passed by the national authorities. It will start on May 1st, 2018. Hotels and other accommodation services will have the option to provide strictly separated smoker roo
Tourism Review.com (cz)
added Jul 13, 2015 10:00
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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] Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes

Freud was so addicted that nonsmokers offended him. He once offered his 17-year-old nephew a cigarette, and when the young man demurred, Freud admonished him, saying, “My boy, smoking is one of the greatest and cheapest enjoyments in life, and if you deci
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:47
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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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[Hungary] Austria's smoking culture is '30 year time machine'

Oncologist Stanton Glantz was speaking at a symposium on tobacco control being held this week in Austria, which has consistently placed last place in the European Cancer League ‘tobacco ranking’ tables. "Here in Vienna I feel as if I'm in a time machine
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:06
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Austrian lawmakers vote to hinder smoking ban in restaurants and bars

lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to scrap an impending ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, backing the coalition government despite opposition from health campaigners and opposition parties. FILE PHOTO: An ash tray with cigarette butts is
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2018 17:43
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Austrian no-smoking petition against government reaches 500,000 mark

Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants, embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke. No smoking signs are see
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[Europe] Austria and Romania among those with laxest smoking rules

Smokers craving for an after meal cigarette at a restaurant may want to head to Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania or Slovakia where bans either do not exist or are not enforced. The findings, published on Tuesday (14 April) by the Brussels-based
EUobserver.com
added Apr 14, 2015 15:05
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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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