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[Australia, Norway] Brisbane Times Ethics first as super investors get tough on tobacco

Australian Ethical has put the pressure on Norwegian company TOMRA to stop selling tobacco sorting machines. An Australian superannuation and investment fund is leading an international effort to pressure a Norwegian machinery maker to leave the tobacco
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Apr 26, 2013 21:34
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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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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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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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Accumulation of material and lifestyle problems among daily smokers in Norway 1999 to 2013 - a cross-sectional analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Daily smokers are generally worse off than occasional smokers and non-smokers combined. However, the accumulation of material problems and health-risk behaviours by daily smokers and occasional smokers/non-smokers did not change significantly and all gro
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 13:27
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Doctors in Norway want to ban sales of tobacco to ANYONE born after 2000: plan to 'phase out smoking by 2035'

The proposal is apparently backed by six out of ten Norwegians / But Norway's government says it has no plans to introduce the ban
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2016 19:04
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[New Zealand] Norway backs plain packets for cigarettes

Norway and New Zealand on Tuesday became the latest countries to announce they will remove branding from cigarette packets, in a move hailed by the WHO as an effective way to cut smoking rates.
The Local (no)
added May 31, 2016 19:31
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Norway to Detail Progress on Plain Packaging of Tobacco May 31

The Norwegian health minister will present new research and provide an update on legislation to require the sale of cigarettes in packages without logos Tuesday in Oslo, the ministry said in a statement Thursday. On May 31 the World Health Organization c
Bloomberg News
added May 27, 2016 11:09
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[Norway] Lady Smokers' Risk for Colon Cancer

A recent study asked a large group of individuals in Norway about their smoking habits and checked the records of each person against the Norwegian cancer registry. The results of the study showed that both men and women had an increased risk for colon
DailyRx
added Apr 30, 2013 15:57
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[Norway] 450K Epigenome-Wide Scan Identifies Differential DNA Methylation in Newborns Related to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy

Our findings implicate epigenetic mechanisms in the pathogenesis of the adverse health outcomes associated with this important in utero exposure.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Aug 7, 2012 21:13
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