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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] Pro smoking lobby to protest at parliament

Opponents of the ban have gathered 300,000 signatures, many from those who work in the catering industry and believe their businesses will suffer as a result of the ban. Currently, smoking is banned in public places in Austria under a 2009 law but resta
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:23
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Austrian far-right Freedom Party forces conservatives to ditch plan to ban smoking in restaurants and bars from next May

Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) said a planned ban on smoking in all bars and restaurants due to come into force in mid-2018 will be scrapped. While much of the West has barred smoking in restaurants and bars, Austria's impending ban is set to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

Austria passed a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants as of May 2018. But that will now be overturned under a deal between the conservative People’s Party (OVP) led by Sebastian Kurz and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) reached during their ongoi
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2017 21:08
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Austrian new study shows smoking ranks as most deadly reason for lung cancer

Smoking is associated with about 90 percent of instances of lung cancer, and only about 15 percent of patients in Austria are able to be cured and the remainder's average life expectancy is about 16.4 months despite advances in medicine, the new Austrian
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 14, 2015 10:36
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Smokers' paradise Austria struggles to stub out habit

But the anti-smoking camp is set for a boost after Austria's newly appointed health minister Sabine Oberhauser called for a total ban on smoking in public places within five years. "I would like to finalise this now, agree to a transition period and hav
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 26, 2014 13:04
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[Austria] Company makes smoking employees work longer hours

Austrian Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2012 00:00
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Schwarzenegger fined for smoking in Austria

Reuters
added Aug 11, 2011 00:00
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Smoking ban in Austria: a long overdue step but still a lot to be done

tobacco control strategies with a specific target on young people, including the increase in cigarette tax and the ban of cigarette sale to those younger than 18 years, are urgently needed in Austria—if the country is to get rid of its shameful nickname o
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:42
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[Austria] Health Minister demands total smoking ban

Health Minister Alois Stöger (SPÖ) has announced plans to enforce a total ban on smoking in restaurants by 2018. Austria's Medical Association has long been insisting that ashtrays should disappear from café tables, pointing to studies which show young p
The Local Austria (at)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:03
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