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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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[Austria] Smoking Law forces change in Cafe Drechsler opening hours

One of Vienna's traditional coffee houses Cafe Drechsler known for its early opening times is no longer to open its doors at 03.00 AM but instead at 08.00 AM. The coffee house located in Vienna's Mariahilf district claims the reason is the smoking laws
Vienna Times (at)
added Aug 27, 2013 12:46
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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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Austria E-cigarettes to be banned from Vienna transit

Vienna’s public transit network (the Wiener Linien) is cracking down on people smoking e-cigarettes, and riding scooters on train platforms. In its new house rules, to be published on October 1st, the transit company explicitly forbids the smoking of e-
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 21, 2015 22:00
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[Europe] Campaigners tell Austria smoking ban is not ‘freedom of choice’ but a health right

The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) told EURACTIV.com it could not accept the government’s plan to take back a smoking ban under the “freedom of choice” argument. “It is the responsibility of a government to protect the health
EurActiv
added Feb 21, 2018 14:43
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[Austria, UK] BATES: Professor Glantz brings his anti-vaping crusade to Europe - I review his presentation

I think he is over-claiming the benefits and ignoring the costs of his preferred policies. However, if this is an exemplary tobacco control model, we could briefly digress and check on the terrible toll this policy must be taking on the value of the mos
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:15
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[Austria, Europe] General smoking ban comes into force in 2018

The SPÖ and ÖVP announced at a press conference that a draft law will be sent for expert review on Friday. The law proposes a bonus for cafes and restaurants which voluntarily ban smoking before the May 2018 deadline - the value of which will be related
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:43
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