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[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46

[Norway] Landmark study confirms smoking cessation improves symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux - latest results from the HUNT study

A landmark study conducted in Norway has demonstrated that smoking cessation can markedly improve gastro-oesophageal symptoms (GORS) in some patients.1[*] The study, involving almost 30,000 people with symptoms of reflux, found that individuals who quit o
MedizInfo Company Press Releases (de)
added Oct 26, 2012 16:15

[Norway] Tobacco giant drops appeal

Philip Morris, the major tobacco producer, has decided not to pursue its legal challenge of a Norwegian law that forbids retailers from displaying tobacco products.
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Oct 14, 2012 19:47

Norway Stubs Out Philip Morris Challenge To Cig Display Ban ($$)

Tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc. was handed a defeat Friday in Oslo District Court in its challenge to Norway’s ban on displays of tobacco products in retail stores.
added Sep 19, 2012 14:33

[Norway] 'Crushing defeat' for tobacco giant

An Oslo City Court verdict that upholds a Norwegian law banning the display of tobacco products in retail outlets was widely applauded by state health authorities and the country's cancer association. Tobacco giant Philip Morris, which challenged the law
Views and News from Norway (no)
added Sep 17, 2012 17:07

UPDATE 2-Norway rules in favour of tobacco display ban

A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on displaying tobacco products in stores, in a closely-watched ruling as governments across the world look to crack down on smoking to improve public health and cut medical costs.
added Sep 14, 2012 20:00

Norway court upholds ban on tobacco store displays

A Norwegian court has upheld a ban on the display of tobacco products in stores, handing a defeat Friday to the Philip Morris company.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 14, 2012 16:40

[Norway] Late-onset smokers: How many, and associations with health behaviours and socioeconomic status

Early adulthood is an additional critical phase for daily smoking initiation. The clear and consistent negative association between SES and late-onset smoking, as well as the positive association between SES and smoking cessation, contribute to the associ
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
added Aug 9, 2012 12:59

[Norway] 450K Epigenome-Wide Scan Identifies Differential DNA Methylation in Newborns Related to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy

Our findings implicate epigenetic mechanisms in the pathogenesis of the adverse health outcomes associated with this important in utero exposure.
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Aug 7, 2012 21:13

Out of sight, out of mind? Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays in Norway [FREE FULL TEXT]

Retailer's compliance with the POS display ban in Norway was high, and the ban was well supported in the population. Consumers believed that the ban could contribute to preventing smoking initiation among young people and to some extent also support cessa
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2012 06:37
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