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'Smoking Sheriff' Dietmar Erlacher lonely crusade to get Austrian's to kick the habit

CANCER sufferer Dietmar Erlacher's lonely anti-smoking campaign in Austria, has won him insults, enemies and even several assaults.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2013 11:51
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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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Popular push for Austrian smoking ban gathers pace

More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants... As part of a coalition deal they struck in December, the far-right Freedom Party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives agreed to lift a smok
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2018 01:32
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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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[Austria, Serbia] Diplomat smuggled cigarettes from Kosovo

Radio B92 (yu)
added Jul 8, 2010 00:00
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