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Smoking ban in Austria: a long overdue step but still a lot to be done

tobacco control strategies with a specific target on young people, including the increase in cigarette tax and the ban of cigarette sale to those younger than 18 years, are urgently needed in Austria—if the country is to get rid of its shameful nickname o
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:42
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Austrian new study shows smoking ranks as most deadly reason for lung cancer

Smoking is associated with about 90 percent of instances of lung cancer, and only about 15 percent of patients in Austria are able to be cured and the remainder's average life expectancy is about 16.4 months despite advances in medicine, the new Austrian
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 14, 2015 10:36
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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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Smokers' paradise Austria struggles to stub out habit

But the anti-smoking camp is set for a boost after Austria's newly appointed health minister Sabine Oberhauser called for a total ban on smoking in public places within five years. "I would like to finalise this now, agree to a transition period and hav
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 26, 2014 13:04
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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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Austrians still love to smoke

Austrians loathe giving up cigarettes and the statistics prove this out... One reason for this may be because Austria is one of the last EU countries where the minimum age for purchasing tobacco is 16 years of age. In 2006, state revenues from sales to mi
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:20
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New Austrian health minister hopes to implement total smoking ban by next election

On the same day she was officially appointed as new Austrian Federal Health Minister on Monday, Sabine Oberhauser said she wanted to introduce a total ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants before the next national elections in 2018.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 3, 2014 13:24
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[Austria] Freud’s City, From Couch to Cafes

Freud was so addicted that nonsmokers offended him. He once offered his 17-year-old nephew a cigarette, and when the young man demurred, Freud admonished him, saying, “My boy, smoking is one of the greatest and cheapest enjoyments in life, and if you deci
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:47
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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] 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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