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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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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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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
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Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

Austria passed a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants as of May 2018. But that will now be overturned under a deal between the conservative People’s Party (OVP) led by Sebastian Kurz and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) reached during their ongoi
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2017 21:08
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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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BAT agrees purchase of Bosnian FDS tobacco business from Austrian fund

British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) has reached a principle agreement to acquire the tobacco assets of Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo (FDS) FDSS.SJ from an Austrian fund, the two companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36
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[Austria] Call for paper abstracts

CORESTA is calling for the submission of abstracts of papers intended for presentation at this year’s Joint Study Group meetings. The Smoke Science and Product Technology (SSPT) meeting is due to be held at Kitzbühel, Austria, on October 8-12.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 26, 2017 22:35
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[Europe] Austrian Families Minister wants smoking ban for under-18s

Austria has one of the highest rates of smoking among teenagers and young adults in Europe, with 52 percent of men aged 18 to 28 smoking, and 34 percent of women. Only Greeks, Bulgarians and Latvians smoke more than Austrians, according to a 2012 Euroba
The Local Austria (at)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:19
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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] 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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