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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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[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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[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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Austrian court bans people from smoking IN THEIR OWN HOMES with the windows open or on a balcony in case the smell upsets neighbours

The highest court in Austria has said a resident cannot smoke on his balcony or with the windows open during set hours as it is disturbing his neighbour's sleep. The decision from the supreme court in Vienna could have far-reaching consequences for smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:55
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[Austria] Smoking ban bill to become law

Austria’s parliament will pass a new bill on a complete smoking ban on Wednesday - which will come into force in May 2018. The ban covers smoking in “all public places where food and drinks are manufactured, sold and consumed" and affects many restauran
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 13, 2015 09:58
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Austrian man suffers heart attack during smoking ban protest

A man demonstrating against a proposed smoking ban in Austria was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. Die-hard smokers and their supporters had gathered outside the Austrian parliament in Vienna to protest against the ban, which will
New York Daily News
added May 4, 2015 19:05
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Urgent action to amend Austria’s tobacco control laws

While smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption decreased on average in the European Union, an opposite trend has occurred in Austria. Child smoking has increased dramatically since the 1990s. Cigarettes are available around the clock in thousands of ven
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2015 17:37
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