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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

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
added Nov 20, 2016 16:43

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

[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

[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

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

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

[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

[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

[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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