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[Austria, UK] BATES: Professor Glantz brings his anti-vaping crusade to Europe - I review his presentation

I think he is over-claiming the benefits and ignoring the costs of his preferred policies. However, if this is an exemplary tobacco control model, we could briefly digress and check on the terrible toll this policy must be taking on the value of the mos
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:15
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Austria's new tobacco law comes under fire

A new tobacco law is being pushed through the Austrian parliament despite the fact that it contains a spelling mistake that might make implementing the law a bit difficult.
The Local Austria (at)
added May 2, 2016 19:40
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[Hungary] Austria's smoking culture is '30 year time machine'

Oncologist Stanton Glantz was speaking at a symposium on tobacco control being held this week in Austria, which has consistently placed last place in the European Cancer League ‘tobacco ranking’ tables. "Here in Vienna I feel as if I'm in a time machine
The Local Austria (at)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:06
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Austria E-cigarettes to be banned from Vienna transit

Vienna’s public transit network (the Wiener Linien) is cracking down on people smoking e-cigarettes, and riding scooters on train platforms. In its new house rules, to be published on October 1st, the transit company explicitly forbids the smoking of e-
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 21, 2015 22:00
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[Austria, India] Katrina Kaif helps Ranbir Kapoor quit smoking!

Ranbir Kapoor was at a health spa in Austria recently, at girlfriend Katrina Kaif’s insistence, for a treatment that has made him stop smoking...The duo went to The Original FX Mayr Health Center in Austria, which helps people kick nicotine addiction.
Bollywood Life (in)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:20
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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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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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