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NO SMOKING IN AUSTRIAN RESTAURANTS STARTING IN 2018

A complete smoking ban in all Austrian restaurants and other food providers has been passed by the national authorities. It will start on May 1st, 2018. Hotels and other accommodation services will have the option to provide strictly separated smoker roo
Tourism Review.com (cz)
added Jul 13, 2015 10:00
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[Austria] Smoking ban bill to become law

Austria’s parliament will pass a new bill on a complete smoking ban on Wednesday - which will come into force in May 2018. The ban covers smoking in “all public places where food and drinks are manufactured, sold and consumed" and affects many restauran
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 13, 2015 09:58
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Austrian man suffers heart attack during smoking ban protest

A man demonstrating against a proposed smoking ban in Austria was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack. Die-hard smokers and their supporters had gathered outside the Austrian parliament in Vienna to protest against the ban, which will
New York Daily News
added May 4, 2015 19:05
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[Austria] Pro smoking lobby to protest at parliament

Opponents of the ban have gathered 300,000 signatures, many from those who work in the catering industry and believe their businesses will suffer as a result of the ban. Currently, smoking is banned in public places in Austria under a 2009 law but resta
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:23
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Urgent action to amend Austria’s tobacco control laws

While smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption decreased on average in the European Union, an opposite trend has occurred in Austria. Child smoking has increased dramatically since the 1990s. Cigarettes are available around the clock in thousands of ven
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2015 17:37
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[Europe] Austria and Romania among those with laxest smoking rules

Smokers craving for an after meal cigarette at a restaurant may want to head to Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania or Slovakia where bans either do not exist or are not enforced. The findings, published on Tuesday (14 April) by the Brussels-based
EUobserver.com
added Apr 14, 2015 15:05
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[Austria, Europe] General smoking ban comes into force in 2018

The SPÖ and ÖVP announced at a press conference that a draft law will be sent for expert review on Friday. The law proposes a bonus for cafes and restaurants which voluntarily ban smoking before the May 2018 deadline - the value of which will be related
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:43
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[Austria, Europe] Smokers to be banned from cafes

"Incredible. What are we going to do? You know that Austrians like to smoke when they drink coffee," said Elzin Nicevic, manager of a cafe on Vienna's Ring boulevard. The head of Austria's right-wing Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache, whose party i
Reuters
added Apr 10, 2015 16:08
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Austria falls in line with Europe to ban smoking in restaurants

Austria on Friday finally decided to ban smoking in cafes and restaurants from 2018 after years of debate in a country famed for its cafe culture. "We have at last joined Europe in terms of protecting non-smokers," Health Minister Sabine Oberhauser said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:06
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Smokers to be banned from Austria's cafes

After years of heated public debate, Austria's government decided on Friday that it will ban smoking in cafes and restaurants in 2018...chamber of commerce said it was looking at taking legal steps against the ban in a country famed for its cafe culture a
Reuters
added Apr 10, 2015 14:27
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