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[Slovenia] Tighter tobacco rules coming soon ($$)

The government is expected to shortly tighten anti-tobacco legislation. The one-month period of public consultation ended this week. The proposed solutions enjoy broad support and some NGOs are even calling for stricter rules. Tobacco producers, on the ot
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36

[Europe] EU commissioner hails Slovenia's reform, anti-tobacco efforts ($$)

European Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis praised Slovenia's health reform efforts and the impending tightening of anti-tobacco legislation as he paid a visit to Slovenia on Monday.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Mar 21, 2016 18:46

[Slovenia] Ministry to present changes to tobacco legislation ($$)

Health Ministry will present changes to Slovenia's tobacco legislation aimed at tightening restrictions in an effort to discourage smoking. The new provisions are also expected to deal with electronic cigarettes.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:22

Slovenia looks to tighten tobacco rules as effects of 2007 law fade ($$)

Slovenia is expected to get new restrictions on tobacco products, including regulation of electronic cigarettes, as the Health Ministry works to reverse a rebound in the number of smokers in recent years.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Feb 21, 2016 16:30

Slovenians not unanimous in support for stricter tobacco rules, poll shows ($$)

A poll carried by the daily Delo on Monday shows that Slovenians are far from unanimous in their support for stricter anti-tobacco rules. While over half of the respondents support an even stronger fight against the public health menace, 40% said rules a
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:43

Slovenia plans to set national tobacco goals

The Slovenian Minister of Health, Ms Milojka Kolar Celarc, called on participants of a national event marking World No Tobacco Day to set national tobacco goals. (cy)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:30

Conference on World No Tobacco Day highlights efforts to reduce tobacco use in Slovenia

At the conference, Helena Koprivnikar of the NIPH said: "Increasing the rate of taxation and thus the price of tobacco products is the most effective component of any comprehensive tobacco control programme and the most cost-effective measure."
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:32

[Slovenia] Cigarette-Free Day Encourages Smokers to Give Up Unhealthy Habit

The National Institute for Public Health (NIJZ) urged smokers on the occasion of Slovenian Cigarette-Free Day on Friday to abandon smoking, which is the cause of death among roughly half of the smoking population. Smokers in Slovenia die 15 years sooner o
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:40

Smoking Kills almost Ten Slovenians Every Day ($$)

Almost ten people die every day in Slovenia due to consequences of smoking, of which three die of lung cancer, the Health Ministry has warned, adding that smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke is the main cause of lung cancer.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:03

Share of Smokers Falling, Quarter of Slovenians Still Smoke ($$)

shows the latest survey of the Public Health Institute (IVZ), carried out in 2011 and 2012. Almost a fifth of all deaths above the age of 30 in Slovenia are attributed to tobacco-related reasons.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:35
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