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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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Austria stubs out looming smoking ban in name of 'freedom'

Plan to ban smoking completely in bars and eateries from 2018 scrapped by far-right Freedom party in coalition talks
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:16
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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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[Austria] Exposure to ultrafine particles in hospitality venues with partial smoking bans

We conclude that the existing tobacco law in Austria is ineffective to protect customers in non-smoking rooms of hospitality premises. Health protection of non-smoking guests and employees from risky UFP concentration is insufficient, even in rooms labele
Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
added May 9, 2013 18:10
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Austrian police seize 200,000 smuggled cigarettes

AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2012 12:47
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Belgian hermit on Austrian mountain awaits visitors with schnapps

Sitting on a bench in the early summer sun in front of his chapel, he radiated the serenity of a man who has found all he wants. Puffing on a tobacco pipe and looking out across the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, he said the job ad changed his life.
Reuters
added May 24, 2017 23:47
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[Austria] Doctors: 'E-cigarettes could be harmful'

E-cigarettes should not be marketed as the "healthier alternative" to traditional cigarettes, experts at the annual meeting of the Austrian Society of Pneumology (ÖPG) in Salzburg have warned.
The Local Austria (at)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:10
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[Austria] Smoking might lead to weight gain

A new Austrian study has claimed that contrary to popular belief, smoking does not have the slimming effect people believe it has, but may actually contribute toward putting on weight, a medial journal said on Monday.
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:21
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