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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

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

[Austria] Company makes smoking employees work longer hours

Austrian Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2012 00:00

Schwarzenegger fined for smoking in Austria

added Aug 11, 2011 00:00

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

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

[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

Austrian family minister wants full smoking ban for under-18s

Austria’s minister for families is calling for a ban on smoking for children younger than 18 years old, which would increase the current legal smoking age by two years. Such a ban should be introduced to protect Austria’s younger generation, Sophie Karma
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:53

[Austria] Warum die Salzburger Festspiele ohne jährliche 600.000 Euro eines Tabakkonzerns auskommen müssen [Why the Salzburg Festival have to do without annual 600,000 euros a tobacco company.]

Japan Tobacco International, a leading global tobacco company and owner of the former Austria Tabak is no longer. As a sponsor of the festival anyway. Last year, JTI was the last time there - with at least 600,000 Euro per year. Pereira had brought the gr
Die Presse (at)
added Aug 29, 2016 16:18

New Austrian health minister hopes to implement total smoking ban by next election

On the same day she was officially appointed as new Austrian Federal Health Minister on Monday, Sabine Oberhauser said she wanted to introduce a total ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants before the next national elections in 2018.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 3, 2014 13:24
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