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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

[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
added Apr 14, 2015 15:05

[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

[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
added Apr 10, 2015 16:08

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

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
added Apr 10, 2015 14:27

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

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

[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

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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