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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

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] 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

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

Norway to Ban E-cigarettes Advertisements

All suppliers of e-cigarettes in Norway received a warning from the Norwegian Health Directorate to remove all pictures and positive coverage of products and accessories on their websites, writes VG. Illustrations of e-cigarettes in different color than
The Nordic Page (no)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:41

[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] The World Medical Association supports growing moves for plain tobacco packaging

The WMA, in Oslo this week for its 200th Council meeting, was responding to a public consultation by the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Services suggesting that all tobacco products sold in Norway should have standardised packaging. The goal is to
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:19

[Norway] Passive smoking warning as e-cigarettes are found to harm bystanders

E-cigarettes are often marketed as a safer alternative to smoking – but a Norwegian study has found that the devices can poison bystanders, just as cigarette smoke does. The study by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) is among the first to
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:03

[Norway] Public Release: 14-Apr-2015 E-cigarette use is not risk-free

E-cigarettes are not without health risks for people who vape or for bystanders. This is one of the conclusions from a new risk assessment report from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH). The report has only considered e-cigarettes with nico
added Apr 16, 2015 12:01

[Norway] Smoke from e-cigarettes a health hazard: Study

The vapour from e-cigarettes contains the same amount of nicotine as that from ordinary cigarettes, posing a serious health risk to those who inhale it passively, a new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health has revealed.
The Local (no)
added Apr 14, 2015 13:04
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