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[Cyprus] Smoking ban has been good for business

THE IMPLEMENTATION of the smoking ban nearly three years ago has had no adverse economic effect on profits in the catering and tourist industries, according to a study by the Technological University of Cyprus (TEPAK).
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Dec 18, 2012 04:31
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The effect of smoke-free policies on hospitality industry revenues in Cyprus: an econometric approach

even in regions with relatively high smoking rates, pro-smoking societal attitudes and weak social norms against tobacco control, and even during periods of economic crisis, smoke-free legislation does not impact negatively on hospitality industry revenue
Tobacco Control
added Oct 8, 2014 06:27
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[Cyprus, Greece] Greek customs seize large quantities of contraband tobacco in Jan, Feb

European anti-fraud agents netted 54 million contraband cigarettes in Greece in cooperation with Greek and Cypriot customs agents in December and January, according to a statement by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
Kathimerini (gr)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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[Cyprus, Europe] Waging war on 'safe' cigarettes

Police chief Michalis Papageorgiou said Cyprus needs to join these countries and adopt strict regulations on the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces irrespective of future EU directives on the issue. “Regardless of whether the European Unio
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Mar 10, 2013 12:16
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[Cyprus] Smoking laws passed by parliament

With 22 votes for, 21 against and with one abstention the House carried the smoking bill which for months had been a subject of debate amongst lawmakers. An amendment tabled by ruling Disy, describing external areas as covered areas with at least one p
incyprus.com.cy (Cyprus Magazine) (cy)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21
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[Cyprus] Almost 8000 booked for smoking in 2015

Almost 8,000 people were reported by police last year for smoking in public areas, it was announced on Friday, as police stepped up its checks. Last year, 35,180 checks were carried out and 7,852 persons were reported, police said, compared to 2014 whose
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17
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[Cyprus, Turkey, Ukraine] Over 3 million cigarette packets seized from vessel in Istanbul

during an operation on a Ukraine-flagged dry cargo vessel passing through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on July 14, the largest amount of cigarette packages ever seized on water. The vessel carrying over 100 tons of cigarettes worth more than 28.5 million
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 15, 2016 12:14
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[Cyprus] A third of Cypriots smoke

As many as one third of Cypriots smoke, creating one of the highest percentages in Europe, Health Minister Giorgos Pamporidis said on Monday at the start of an island-wide anti-smoking campaign. Addressing a press conference, Pamboridis noted that “smok
incyprus.com.cy (Cyprus Magazine) (cy)
added May 30, 2016 19:54
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The impact of the Cyprus comprehensive smoking ban on air quality and economic business of hospitality venues

The goal of this study was to assess the indoor levels of particulate matter in hospitality venues in Cyprus before and after the implementation of the law on 1/1/2010, evaluate the role of enforcement, and examine the legislation's effect on revenue and
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:28
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[Cyprus] House slaps tax on e-cigarettes

The law introduces a new category called ‘liquid for electronic cigarette use’ with a consumption tax of €0.12 per ml of liquid. Additionally, the bill provides for heat-not-burn tobacco products that are expected to soon be imported to Cyprus and be ch
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 1, 2017 00:34
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