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[Czech Republic] MPs to debate reworked anti-smoking bill

will last for months and not weeks, Health Minister Svatopluk Nemecek (Social Democrats, CSSD) said on Tuesday, but he expressed hope that it would be passed eventually. The bill was sent to the lower house health committee for assessment on Tuesday.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:50

[Czech Republic] Health Minister submits modified anti-smoking bill on Monday

Nemecek will submit a new version of the anti-smoking bill, banning smoking of cigarettes and cigars in restaurants, but allowing electronic cigarettes and water pipes, to the government on Monday. The Health Ministry has prepared the bill, which CTK has
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added May 30, 2016 19:21

[Czech Republic] Czech cabinet gives smoking ban bill new try after coalition spat

Czech centre-left government approved new anti-smoking legislation on Monday, agreeing to a revamped bill after some coalition lawmakers sank a government-backed proposal last week. Last week's failure to enact the ban on smoking in restaurants raised te
added May 30, 2016 16:21

[Czech Republic] Czech government again approves ban on smoking

The Czech government has again approved a smoking ban in restaurants. Monday's move comes just days after Parliament rejected such a bill because it failed to get the support of a government coalition partner.
Medical Xpress (
added May 30, 2016 15:12

[Czech Republic, Europe] Surveys consistently reveal most Czechs favour ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants

Are we out of step with the rest of Europe? “We most definitely are. We are, really… in fact behind even Russia, which is alarming. It is kind of sad that we are the ‘last’ country. There are questions why that is and the fact is that there is a very str
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added May 27, 2016 22:24

[Czech Republic] Czech Ruling Coalition Overcomes Smoking-Ban Row With New Bill

The Czech governing coalition agreed to discuss a new bill banning smoking in restaurants, overcoming a dispute that erupted after a group of ruling lawmakers voted with the opposition to reject the legislation in parliament this week.
Bloomberg News
added May 27, 2016 22:04

[Czech Republic] Czech government parties look to calm spat over failed smoking ban bill

Czech ruling parties tried to calm a public row on Friday, agreeing to submit new anti-smoking legislation after some coalition lawmakers torpedoed a government-backed bill this week, angering the prime minister. The three-party centre-left coalition has
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:54

[Czech Republic] Smoking Ban Failure Triggers Emergency Czech Coalition Talks

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka called for emergency talks after a failure to pass a long-awaited law banning smoking in restaurants ignited tension in his ruling coalition. Sobotka’s Social Democrats locked horns with ANO, the junior coalition party led
Bloomberg News
added May 27, 2016 11:10

[Czech Republic] BRIEF-Czech Philip Morris says Q1 revenue rises 9.3 percent

added May 18, 2016 14:50

[Czech Republic] Právo: Convicted murderer beats Czech prisons in smoking dispute

A Prague court met the complaint by Albert Zirovnicky, a murderer in jail, on Friday when it decided that the Prison Service has to pay 200,000 crowns to him, a non-smoker, for infringing on his fundamental right to health by failing to observe the smokin
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 11, 2016 14:00
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