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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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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
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[Norway] Smoking bans spread to balconies

A new condominium project in the Oslo suburb of Bærum will ban smoking on balconies and in the garden terraces of those with units on the ground floor. Developers claim the smoke would otherwise bother neighbours. “We have developed housing projects in t
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Aug 11, 2015 11:49
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Norway bans e-cigarette advertising

Norway has notified vendors of electronic cigarettes that all pictures and positive reviews of the products must be removed from websites, media reported. "E-cigarette is a tobacco surrogate and is therefore covered by the ban on advertising," Xinhua quo
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:02
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