Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Iceland 43 headlines found

110 Views

[Iceland] Price Increases on Tobacco and Strong Alcohol

The levy of tobacco increased by 12.5 percent in 2008, 15 percent in 2009, 10 percent in 2010, 7 percent in 2011 and 5 percent in 2012. The plan is to raise the levy by 20 percent early this month, increasing the price of a packet of cigarettes by ISK 10
Iceland Review (is)
added Jan 5, 2013 15:28
65 Views

More Smokers in Iceland Switch to Loose Tobacco

Sales in loose tobacco in Iceland have increased by 34 percent during the first nine months of this year compared to the same period last year, according to data from the State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland (ÁTVR).
Iceland Review (is)
added Oct 8, 2012 18:45
43 Views

[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
22 Views

[Iceland] Denmark: Almost 1 in 2 upper-secondary students smoke

46% of Danish upper-secondary students smoke either daily or occasionally, according to a new survey by the State Institute of Public Health (SIPH), with the numbers revealing a huge increase in young smokers over the past two decades.
Icenews (is)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:42
13 Views

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] The Big Read: After raising legal smoking age, what next? Iceland may offer answer

As the experiences of some other countries, most notably Iceland, have shown, the final push to eradicate smoking here could require a more holistic approach - going beyond legislation and public education - as well as a frank national discussion where t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:51
11 Views

UNDERWOOD: Let Iceland Teach You Why It’s Important For Kids To Smoke

there’s a quiet place to talk, meet people, and take shelter from the noise. It’s called a smoking section....I’d rather be talking about inequality with friends in the smoking section, than experiencing it. Light ’em up.
Reykjavik Grapevine (is)
added May 30, 2015 10:25
10 Views

Iceland’s Own Vaporware

Iceland’s Minister of Health, Óttarr Proppé... his first legislative act in his capacity as Minister of Health has been to introduce a bill regulating the sale and use of e-cigarettes....stands likely to go the way of so many other legislative efforts of
Reykjavik Grapevine (is)
added May 5, 2017 21:01
10 Views

[Asia-pacific, Iceland, Singapore] LETTER: Regulating youth smoking through laws is not enough

Singapore should take the cue from Iceland, which has radically cut teenage smoking, drinking and drug use in the past 20 years. While they also changed laws to prohibit tobacco and alcohol sales to youth, Iceland went one step further in giving teenage
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 12, 2017 23:49
10 Views

[Iceland] COLEMAN: End is in sight for smoking drivers

Drogheda Independent (ie)
added Apr 18, 2012 00:00
9 Views

[Iceland] Of Dogs and Smokers (JB)

let me urge the political parties now running for office in Reykjavík and Kópavogur to give smokers enough credit to dispose of their cigarette stubs ... Just because one smoker stands right by the entrance to the Kópavogur library or one dog owner leaves
Iceland Review (is)
added May 12, 2014 11:57
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines