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[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
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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] 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
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[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
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[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
Forbes
added Mar 7, 2016 17:15
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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 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] 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
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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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[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
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