Headlines Tagged with Norway — 419 headlines found
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
Nov 2, 2012 Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
Philip Morris, the major tobacco producer, has decided not to pursue its legal challenge of a Norwegian law that forbids retailers from displaying tobacco products.
Oct 14, 2012 Views and News from Norway (no)
added Oct 14, 2012 19:47
The trial, in which Philip Morris has sued the Norwegian state in an attempt to overturn a law banning the display of cigarettes in stores, begins in two weeks.
May 23, 2012 The Nordic Page (no)
added May 23, 2012 11:46
At a press conference with Secretary General Anne Lise Ryel of the Norwegian Cancer Society, Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie announced today that his Department will consult on proposal for standardised and ad-free packaging for all smokin
Feb 9, 2015 International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:45
"I haven't seen the industry as ferocious about anything in more than 40 years," says Prof Daube. "They clearly do see it as a massive threat, especially now that so many dominos are falling."... Also this week, billionaire philanthropists Michael Bloomb
Mar 22, 2015 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54
A commission of health care experts has proposed a new list of restrictions to further discourage consumption of tobacco and alcohol but Heath Minister Jonas Gahr Støre apparently thinks they went a bit far. He quickly rejected several of their recommend
Feb 4, 2013 Views and News from Norway (no)
added Feb 5, 2013 11:09
Norwegians who started using snus before age 16 were more likely to become cigarette smokers than those who started using snus later in life, according to a new study. Snus is moist smokeless tobacco developed in Sweden. It's contained in a small pouch,
Feb 17, 2014 Reuters
added Feb 18, 2014 13:27
the Norwegian Medical Association (NMA) is pressing the government to back its proposal for a ban on tobacco sales to citizens born after the year 2000. Marit Hermansen, the president of the NMA, told Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten that access to cigare
Jan 4, 2016 The Independent (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
The Norwegian Medical Association (Legeforeningen - NMA) wants a smoke-free society by 2035 and has proposed a ban on the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000 as a first step.
Jan 4, 2016 The Local (no)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
The Government proposal means that all tobacco products sold in Norway will have standardised packaging. The goal is to prevent tobacco use among children and young people.
Feb 9, 2015 Norway Government Administration Services (no)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:43