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Cross-sectional association between cigarette smoking and abdominal obesity among Austrian bank employees [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the beliefs of many smokers, heavy smoking is associated with higher body weight and unfavourable metabolic changes.
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:19

[Austria] Prison terms for illegal cigarette manufacturers

In what the judge described as the largest financial criminal case ever tried in Austria, the regional court of Wels (Upper Austria), convicted five out of six defendants on Wednesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes.
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:52

Smoking in Austria: It is Time to Act Now!

The tobacco epidemic has reached Austria. The prevalence of smoking is still increasing while the habit is imposing an enormous health and economic burden on the country’s society. Tobacco consumption causes respiratory and lung diseases including chroni
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Jul 10, 2014 22:12

[Austria, Europe] Karas accused of close links to tobacco industry

Corporate Europe Observatory has named Karas among a list of ten MEPs from the current European parliament who have - according to leaked documents - strong relations with tobacco giant Philip Morris. Karas denies the allegation and said: "I talk with ev
The Local Austria (at)
added Jun 19, 2014 03:26

[Austria] Health Minister demands total smoking ban

Health Minister Alois Stöger (SPÖ) has announced plans to enforce a total ban on smoking in restaurants by 2018. Austria's Medical Association has long been insisting that ashtrays should disappear from café tables, pointing to studies which show young p
The Local Austria (at)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:03

[Austria] Smoking Law forces change in Cafe Drechsler opening hours

One of Vienna's traditional coffee houses Cafe Drechsler known for its early opening times is no longer to open its doors at 03.00 AM but instead at 08.00 AM. The coffee house located in Vienna's Mariahilf district claims the reason is the smoking laws
Vienna Times (at)
added Aug 27, 2013 12:46

[Austria] Exposure to ultrafine particles in hospitality venues with partial smoking bans

We conclude that the existing tobacco law in Austria is ineffective to protect customers in non-smoking rooms of hospitality premises. Health protection of non-smoking guests and employees from risky UFP concentration is insufficient, even in rooms labele
Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
added May 9, 2013 18:10

'Smoking Sheriff' Dietmar Erlacher lonely crusade to get Austrian's to kick the habit

CANCER sufferer Dietmar Erlacher's lonely anti-smoking campaign in Austria, has won him insults, enemies and even several assaults.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2013 11:51

Austrian police seize 200,000 smuggled cigarettes

AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2012 12:47

[Austria] Company makes smoking employees work longer hours

Austrian Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2012 00:00
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