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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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[Austria, Serbia] Diplomat smuggled cigarettes from Kosovo

Radio B92 (yu)
added Jul 8, 2010 00:00
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[Europe] Austria: Thousands sign up to scupper government's plans to stub out smoking ban

More than 100,000 Austrians have signed a petition against the government's scrapping of a complete ban on smoking in the country's bars and restaurants. The high number of signatures means the issue will now have to be debated in parliament. The ban,
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:48
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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
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[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
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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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[Austria] Prison terms for illegal cigarette manufacturers

In what the judge described as the largest financial criminal case ever tried in Austria, the regional court of Wels (Upper Austria), convicted five out of six defendants on Wednesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes.
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:52
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Austrian Anti-Smoking Campaign Challenges Populists on Home Turf

Anti-tobacco activists turned the tables on a populist party in Austria’s ruling coalition by submitting more than half a million signatures against a reinstated law that allows smoking in bars and restaurants. The referendum bid puts the Freedom Party
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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[Austria] e-Cigarettes Not the Panacea They Are Claimed to Be, Expert Says

data presented here at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) suggested that there are a number of respiratory problems associated with the use of e-cigarettes, potentially arising from unregulated chemicals in the fluid/vapor.
Medical Tribune
added Dec 8, 2016 02:03
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Austrians still love to smoke

Austrians loathe giving up cigarettes and the statistics prove this out... One reason for this may be because Austria is one of the last EU countries where the minimum age for purchasing tobacco is 16 years of age. In 2006, state revenues from sales to mi
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:20
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