Headlines Tagged with Norway — 431 headlines found
At a press conference with Secretary General Anne Lise Ryel of the Norwegian Cancer Society, Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie announced today that his Department will consult on proposal for standardised and ad-free packaging for all smokin
Feb 9, 2015 International Union against Cancer (UICC)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:45
The Government proposal means that all tobacco products sold in Norway will have standardised packaging. The goal is to prevent tobacco use among children and young people.
Feb 9, 2015 Norway Government Administration Services (no)
added Feb 9, 2015 13:43
"The sharp increase in snus use among adolescents and young adults could almost be described as an epidemic. There is nothing to suggest that the increase will stop," says Professor Jan Alexander, Deputy Director-General at the institute.
Nov 20, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:39
The outspoken Dr Per Fugelli thinks restrictions on smoking have gone too far, and warns against portraying smokers as an “underclass”. ...commenting on fresh proposals to extend smoking bans in restaurants and railway stations to city streets and public
Oct 27, 2014 Views and News from Norway (no)
added Nov 1, 2014 22:55
The ban will also apply to electronic cigarettes. Rail Administration warns that they will apply the ban on also all drives and remove ashtrays from trains and stations. On 1st of July, smoking ban had been first introduced at school- and kindergar
Sep 1, 2014 The Nordic Page (no)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:38
Adolescent smoking prevalence has fallen dramatically in Norway, accompanied by a smaller increase in snus use. Young snus users in Norway have many of the same risk factors as smokers, but to a lesser degree.
Jul 1, 2014 Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:27
As of September 1 no smoking will be allowed at train stations and platforms across the country. "The law on tobacco was changed on July 1, and now states that areas and public transit systems where the public has access must be smoke free. We will adju
Aug 5, 2014 Norway Post (no)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:24
a new study by researchers at Oslo University Hospital found that a combination of the two could help fight against liver disease, in some cases... Findings showed that levels of daily coffee consumption were lower in patients with primary sclerosing cho
Jul 9, 2014 ScienceWorldReport
added Jul 10, 2014 02:21
[Norway] Maternal Smoking and DNA Methylation in Newborns: In Utero Effect or Epigenetic Inheritance?
Differential methylation at these CpGs in newborns seems to reflect sustained in utero exposure rather than epigenetic inheritance. Impact: Smoking cessation in early pregnancy may negate effects on methylation. Analyses of maternal smoking during pregna
Apr 16, 2014 Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added May 16, 2014 10:34
Norwegians who started using snus before age 16 were more likely to become cigarette smokers than those who started using snus later in life, according to a new study. Snus is moist smokeless tobacco developed in Sweden. It's contained in a small pouch,
Feb 17, 2014 Reuters
added Feb 18, 2014 13:27