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[Norway] Norwegian heiress gets off lightly – with £23,000 drink-driving fine

The heiress was given a 42% share in her family’s investment firm in 2007 and is ranked the world’s second-youngest billionaire...The family’s wealth stems originally from its acquisition of the celebrated Norwegian tobacco company JL Tiedemanns Tobaksfa
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:17
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[Norway] Norwegian billionaire tobacco heiress given $38,750 drunk-driving fine

Katharina G. Andresen is reportedly Norway’s richest woman...Fines for drunken driving in Norway are based on the defendant’s income...Oslo City Court said the penalty could have been up to 40 million kroner ($6.2 million) if based on Andresen’s assets.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 19, 2017 01:13
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[Sweden] Swedish Match loses Norway court case on snus packaging

a Norwegian court said on Monday. The company had asked for a temporary injunction against regulations that the government imposed to standardise product packaging. The government argued the new rules were designed for public health puposes. (Reporting
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[Norway, Sweden] ARCHIVE: Swedes laugh off Norwegian snus warning

Now a Norwegian university has been brave enough to risk the wrath of its bigger neighbour by publishing a study suggesting snus is more dangerous than previously believed. The new Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) paper highlights t
The Local (no)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:52
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[Norway] Swedish snus company sues Norwegian state over neutral packaging

Swedish Match is taking the Norwegian state to court as it seeks an injunction to delay neutral packaging. A change in Norwegian law requiring all tobacco products to be given neutral packaging is set to be tested in court.
The Local (no)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:50
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[Norway] Towards A Tobacco-Free Generation

We have to prevent that a new generation becomes addicted to tobacco, and plain packaging is an important step towards this, says Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie. WHO is calling on its Member States to prepare for plain packaging with the s
Public.
added May 8, 2017 19:11
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Do never smokers make up an increasing share of snus users as cigarette smoking declines? Changes in smoking status among male snus users in Norway 2003–15

During the period 2003–15, the relative share of current snus users who had never smoked, and current snus users who were former smokers, increased. The share of dual users, and smokers who were former snus users, decreased. Among men who reported life‐ti
Addiction
added May 8, 2017 19:09
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UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund says ethics profile has cost $1.4 billion in a decade

The biggest loss of 1.16 percentage points was caused by not being invested in tobacco producers, followed by manufacturers of specific weapons, such as nuclear weapons, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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[Norway] Smoking fathers increase asthma-risk in future offspring

A Norwegian study shows that asthma is three times more common in those who had a father who smoked in adolescence than offspring who didn’t. It is well known that a mother’s environment plays a key role in child health. However, recent research, includi
Science Magazine
added Sep 29, 2016 12:51
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[Asia, India] Illicit trade in tobacco increases by 28% in Norway

and cost the treasury some €10 million in loss of revenue. This was the main finding of an EU-wide report that will be discussed at the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties (COP7) which will be held in India in November.
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 21, 2016 03:17
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