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[Norway] Health minister expects cigarette packaging protests

Norwegian Health Minister Bent Høie expects the tobacco industry to challenge new packaging regulations, which won’t allow any logos tied to their brand. He’s certain, though, that the ugly proposed packaging will be allowed.
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:38

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

[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

New Zealand, Norway Plan to Require Plain Packs for Tobacco

New Zealand and Norway intend to force tobacco companies to remove branding on cigarette packets and other tobacco products as more countries follow the lead of Australia across the world.
Bloomberg News
added May 31, 2016 20:05

[Norway] Majority: Ban tobacco sales for those born after 2000

Six out of ten Norwegians support a proposal from the Norwegian Medical Association (Legeforeningen - NMA) to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000. NMA said in January that Norway should create “a tobacco-free generation” by 2035.
The Local (no)
added May 30, 2016 19:35

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

[Norway] Dumping tobacco cost Norwegian oil fund $1.9bn

The Norwegian oil fund's decision to dump tobacco companies has cost the world's largest sovereign wealth fund $1.9bn in missed profits over the past decade.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2016 15:46

[Norway] This 19-year-old billionaire's tobacco fortune was partly built on child labour

Alexandra Andresen, 19, became the official youngest billionaire in the world this month with a $1.2 billion... On Wednesday, MailOnline highlighted publicly available records that show the bulk of the fortune comes from Tiedemanns Tobaksfabrik corporatio
Business Insider
added Mar 9, 2016 16:44

[Norway] The Youngest Billionaire In The World Is A Norwegian Teenager

The company Ferd...Alexandra and Katharina’s great-great-great grandfather Johan Henrik Andresen bought J.L. Tiedemanns tobacco factory, starting what was to be the market leading cigarette maker in Norway for over 150 years. The family remained in the to
added Mar 7, 2016 17:15

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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