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[Europe] EU's snus lawsuit against Denmark a reality

The Foreign Ministry has been served with a lawsuit form the EU Commission over Denmark’s failure to stop the banned sale of snus, the ministry has reported. The EU Commission is demanding that Denmark stop selling snus, an oral tobacco product that i
The Local (dk)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:14
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[Denmark] Government tightening e-cigarette regulations

As of 1 November, children under 18 will no longer buy electronic cigarettes and vape pens. The government will consider a bill on Monday that will tighten rules....Haekkerup, the health minister, told Politiken. “I can not rid myself of the idea that smo
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28
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[Denmark] Ban on smoking in cars pointless, says cancer society

The Danish cancer society, Kræftens Bekæmpelse, does not agree with the idea of a legislative ban on smoking in a car when children are inside...education about the dangers of smoking in cars, whether or not children are along for the ride, is more impor
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:33
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[Denmark] Youngsters smoking and drinking later

Tentative signs that rules prohibiting sales of smokes and booze to kids may be working The number of 13-year-olds who have taken up drinking and smoking has fallen dramatically, but among older students the decline is not as pronounced
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Jul 17, 2013 01:45
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[Denmark] Mortality: H.I.V.-Positive Smokers Lose More Years to Tobacco Than to the Virus, a Study Says

H.I.V. patients who obtain good treatment but who smoke lose more years of life to tobacco than to the virus, a new Danish study has found. . . . A 35-year-old H.I.V. patient who did not smoke was likely to live to age 78, while one who smoked was lik
New York Times
added Jan 1, 2013 11:38
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Tata, tobacco! Denmark aims for 1st smoke-free generation by 2030

government has announced plans to create the “first smoke-free generation” by 2030, as part of a $333 million initiative. The ambitious plan detailed in a presentation by health minister Sophie Løhde at Rigshospitalet hospital on Wednesday includes puttin
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Aug 26, 2016 14:17
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[Denmark] Tobacco giants wins historic case against ex-smoker

Allan Lykke Jensen, an ex-smoker who puffed away for over 50 years, sued what was then called Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni ten years ago, accusing them of a number of irregularities, including adding a number of addictive substances to their cigarettes du
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:50
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[Denmark] Ease of Quitting Smoking May Be Early Sign of Parkinson's

People who are able to quit smoking easily on the first try are significantly more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) than their counterparts who struggle to quit, a new study suggest. The finding, from a large population-based Danish case-contr
Medical Tribune
added Sep 26, 2014 09:04
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[Denmark] Is DSB on the right track with its smoking ban?

Some are pleased with the decision to ban smoking from all train platforms, while others say that the ban will not be respected and will go up in smoke
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Aug 6, 2013 14:20
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[Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden] Local Nordic tobacco interests collaborated with multinational companies to maintain a united front and undermine tobacco control policies -- Hiilamo and Glantz 22 (2): 154

Local tobacco companies worked with multinational companies to undermine tobacco control in distant and small Nordic markets because of concern that pioneering policies initiated in Nordic countries would spread to bigger market areas. Claims by the local
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 13:07
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