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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

[Norway] Exposure to smoking in films and smoking behaviour among Norwegian 15- to 20-year-olds: a cross-sectional study

Among non-smokers, those with highest exposure to smoking in films are more likely to be susceptible to smoking than those with no exposure (adjusted odds rations=1.55, confidence interval=0.93-2.56). Film smoking is significantly associated with smoking
Nordic Journal of Social Research (no)
added Oct 1, 2015 15:19

[Norway] Minister blasts local US trade group

Norwegian Health Minister Bent Høie is not at all happy that the American Chamber of Commerce in Norway opposes a government proposal aimed at further restricting use of tobacco products. Høie claims the chamber’s arguments promote the interests of the t
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:16

Norway’s Health Minister Blasts U.S. Chamber of Commerce Lobbying for Big Tobacco

Norway’s Health Minister Bent Høie is blasting the American Chamber of Commerce... Høie was responding to a June 2015 letter from AmCham Norway urging the government not to move forward with the proposal to require plain packaging for tobacco products. No
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:15

[Norway, UK, USA] Sleeping pills TREBLE the risk of lung cancer: Common drugs including Xanax and Valium trigger 'worrying' rates of disease

Sleeping pills taken by millions of people across the world could treble the risk of lung cancer, alarming new research shows. The study warns that taking the drugs on a regular basis is linked to a higher rate of deadly tumours. Findings from nearly 30,0
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:10

[Norway] Could Smoking and Drinking Coffee Help Protect Against Liver Disease?

a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases... Findings showed that levels of daily coffee consumption were lower in patients with primary sclerosing cho
added Jul 10, 2014 02:21

Research and Markets: Analyzing the Tobacco Industry in Norway

Business Wire
added May 14, 2012 19:49

[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

[Norway] Teens who smoke daily are more likely to report health complaints

“Teens who smoke report significantly higher levels of health complaints than nonsmoking teens, and we found that this gap has widened over the years, even as the overall prevalence of teen smoking has dropped,” said Marc Braverman a professor, lead auth
Oregon State University
added Jul 31, 2016 20:02

Evidence that smoking in movies causes young people to smoke expands to Norway

, “Exposure to smoking in films and smoking behavior among Norwegian 15- to 20-year olds: A cross-sectional study,” which shows that, similar to other countries all over the world, Norwegian youth who see a lot of smoking in movies are about twice as like
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 1, 2015 15:15
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