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[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
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[Norway] Tobacco giant drops appeal

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.
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Oct 14, 2012 19:47
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Tobacco Lawsuit against Norway Starts

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.
The Nordic Page (no)
added May 23, 2012 11:46
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[Norway] Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

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
International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:45
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[Ireland, Norway, UK] As Europe adopts Australia's plain packaging reforms, big tobacco fights back

"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
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:54
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[Norway] Health minister rejects more wine and tobacco restrictions

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
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Feb 5, 2013 11:09
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[Norway] Kids who use snus before age 16 more likely to become smokers

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,
Reuters
added Feb 18, 2014 13:27
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Norway under pressure to ban sale of tobacco to adults

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
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
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Norway doctors want ban on tobacco sales

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.
The Local (no)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26
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[Norway] Norwegian Government to consult on proposal for standardised packaging of tobacco products

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.
Norway Government Administration Services (no)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:43
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