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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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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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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