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[Czech Republic] Czech Pubs Are Now Smoke-Free

While a majority of Czechs supported the ban, some owners complained – as they have elsewhere in the world with the passage of similar legislation – about a potential loss of business. “We are a pub and most of our customers want to have a cigarette with
Transitions Online
added Jun 2, 2017 21:43
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[Europe] Czech Republic is Newest Smoke-Free Destination

In addition to expense, a destination is undoubtedly more appealing when the air isn't being overrun with secondhand smoke. The Czech Republic may be late to the non-smoking party but the change isn't a stunner.
TravelPulse
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
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[Europe] Czech Republic Hangs a ‘No Smoking’ Sign After Years of Debate

Unlike most of Europe, the Czech Republic had remained tolerant of smoking until now — and it was up to restaurant owners to decide whether to allow it in their establishments. According to data from the European Union, 17 member states of the bloc hav
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2017 02:20
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[Czech Republic] Beer-loving Czechs stub out cigarettes as pubs go smoke-free

Pubs in the Czech capital Prague filled up on Tuesday night and some held special events as smokers lit up for the last time before a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants took effect. The ban, which started at midnight, gives the beer-loving nation so
Reuters
added May 31, 2017 17:53
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech Restaurants, Bars Go Smoke-Free After Years of Debate

The ban, which applies to inside areas of bars and restaurants as well as public places like cinemas, theaters and sports venues, was approved by Parliament following years of heated debate and signed by President Milos Zeman, a chain smoker. Unlike mos
AP - Associated Press
added May 31, 2017 16:53
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[Czech Republic] CURTAIN CALL ON SMOKING IN CZECH PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

Tuesday marks the final day in which Czech smokers will be able to light-up in pubs and restaurants. As of Wednesday new anti-smoking legislation signed into law early this year formally comes into effect, bringing the country in line with the rest of Eu
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added May 30, 2017 15:30
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[China, Czech Republic, Russia] Czech president says Putin ‘forbids’ Lavrov from smoking, jokes about ‘liquidating’ journalists

All three were carrying on a running joke from a visit to Moscow in 2015, when Zeman greeted Lavrov in public, pointing out that he’d already seen the Russian Foreign Minister in the smoking room with Putin publicly urging his leading diplomat to give up
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 15, 2017 15:13
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[China, Czech Republic] Czechia’s Zeman jokes about Putin’s 'smoking ban,' 'liquidating journalists' in meeting with Russian officials

During the "One Belt, One Road" forum in the Chinese capital Beijing, he told Lavrov "You are smoker just like me, Minister Lavrov – but your President forbids it." The response of the Russian President came quick. "I don't recommend it!" Putin said. "I
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 15, 2017 15:11
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[Czech Republic] LN: Czech restaurants trying to soften anti-smoking law impact

Czech restaurant owners are trying to moderate the impact of the law banning smoking in their establishments as of May 31, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes yesterday. The legislation will apply to some 30,000 pubs, restaurants, cafes and other catering es
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:56
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[Czech Republic] Czech president, chain-smoker, approves smoking ban in bars

President Milos Zeman has put to an end the Czech Republic's status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. Zeman, a chain smoker, signed into law on Tuesday a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes after it was approved by both hous
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2017 19:42
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