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Czech Republic Opens Assault on Smoking and Drinking

The government’s plan includes a ban on smoking in restaurants, higher prices for tobacco and alcohol, more graphic warnings on cigarette packets, more limits on video gambling parlors, and fines for “operators of facilities in which drunk children would
Transitions Online
added Jan 19, 2016 17:04
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech government approves ban on smoking in restaurants and bars

Czech government approved a draft bill to ban smoking in restaurants and bars and move the country into line with restrictions in place in much of the European Union. The Czech Republic is the last EU member to allow unrestricted smoking in restaurants. P
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:39
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[Czech Republic] Anti-smoking bill advances in lower house

Czech Health Minister Svatopluk Němeček (Social Democrats, ČSSD) provoked a lively debate in the Chamber of Deputies when he brought a funerary urn to the plenary session that eventually approved a closely watched bill banning smoking in restaurants in fi
Prague Post (cz)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:42
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[Czech Republic] Number of MPs aim to weaken anti-smoking legislation in name of smokers' rights

A group of MPs from the opposition and more significantly within the ruling coalition have made clear their intent to try and soften legislation aimed at banning smoking at all Czech restaurants, bars and similar premises. Although the proposal passed in
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:56
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland] Týden: Poles sell extremely cheap leaf tobacco in CzechRep

A Polish company is running a network of "Eko natural" shops selling extremely cheap tobacco leaves, which are not subject to excise tax, on the verge of law in the Czech-Polish border area in north Moravia, the weekly Tyden out Monday writes. It says a
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 17, 2013 09:10
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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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[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
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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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[Czech Republic] Lawmakers in lower house approve anti-smoking bill

Last Friday, the country took a major step forward, passing a bill at last. Protected will be non-smokers, including for example, personnel at restaurants and pubs who were in danger daily from second-hand smoke. The only place consumers will be allowed
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Dec 12, 2016 15:47
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Ireland] Smoking Bans: The Czechs resist

The Czech Republic comes across as the last obdurate defender of the freedom to inhale nicotine – and, true to its specific concept of liberalism, is trying to muster all its might to torpedo every EU effort.
Presseurop.eu (fr)
added Aug 19, 2013 19:27
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