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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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[Austria, Serbia] Diplomat smuggled cigarettes from Kosovo

Radio B92 (yu)
added Jul 8, 2010 00:00
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[Austria] IBUPROFEN REDUCES RISK OF DEATH FROM LUNG CANCER AMONG FORMER AND CURRENT SMOKERS, RESEARCHERS SAY

Study findings presented at the IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Vienna, Austria indicated that regular use of ibuprofen might also reduce the risk of dying from lung cancer. This possible benefit appears to apply to both former smoker
Inquisitr
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[Austria] The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) May Pose a Threat to Public Health

17th Annual World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Austria... Because the TPPA eliminates tobacco tariffs, prices for tobacco products will be reduced, resulting in increased demand. Unless there is a “significant compensating increase” in domestic exc
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 04:03
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Austrian Court Snuffs Out Planned E-Cigarette Restriction

Austria's e-cigarette retailers were relieved this week when a constitutional court overturned a planned amendment to tobacco laws that would have limited the sale of most products to officially licensed tobacco shops. The government had proposed that, b
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:36
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[Austria] Call to ban smoking in restaurants and bars

Austria's Health Minister Alois Stöger (SPÖ) wants to prohibit smoking in restaurants and bars. In an interview with the APA press agency he said that he regretted that there was no majority in parliament for this issue. He urged the SPÖ's coalition par
The Local Austria (at)
added Aug 11, 2014 14:57
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[Austria, Europe] Karas accused of close links to tobacco industry

Corporate Europe Observatory has named Karas among a list of ten MEPs from the current European parliament who have - according to leaked documents - strong relations with tobacco giant Philip Morris. Karas denies the allegation and said: "I talk with ev
The Local Austria (at)
added Jun 19, 2014 03:26
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Austrian fund bids for remainder of Bosnian firm in deal with BAT

An Austrian fund offered on Friday to buy the rest of Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo (FDS) for 64.3 million Bosnian marka ($35 million) as part of a plan by British American Tobacco to acquire the firm's tobacco assets. CID Adriatic Invest
Reuters
added Nov 20, 2016 16:43
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[Austria] 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer

I cordially invite you to attend the World Conference 2016 in Vienna. The Conference motto “WCLC 2016 Together against Lung Cancer” captures the collaborative spirit of the Conference ... covering three major topics: Active Prevention, Accurate Diagnosis,
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
added Oct 21, 2016 00:11
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[Austria] Smoking causes urological diseases

Reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma are problems caused by smoking, the Association of Austrian Urologists (BVU) said on Thursday. However, few people are aware of the fact that only 13 percent of respondents said they know smoking has a
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:39
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