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Denmark tries to raise life expectancy

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 19 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:737
  1. M Dolley

    The Danish government is preparing a new offensive against tobacco in the wake of a report which shows that Danes are the heaviest smokers in Europe and that the number of heavy smokers continues to rise. New legislation will force publicly funded workplaces to introduce smoking policies: 40% of hospitals, for example, have failed to implement them voluntarily.

    Extra funds will be given to the Danish Council on Smoking and Health; manufacturers of nicotine chewing gum will be asked …

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