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[Czech Republic] Chain-smoking former communist takes lead in Czech presidential election

A tough talking, chain-smoking former communist has emerged as favourite to win the first round of the Czech Republic's presidential elections. Milos Zeman went into the first of two days of voting Friday with a slight lead over his main rival Jan Fische
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:11
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[Czech Republic] LN: Cigarette and alcohol tax least of evils

There are no good taxes, but the excise duties on alcohol and cigarettes are the least harmful since they are levied on superfluous drugs and he who wants them must pay, Lenka Zlamalova writes in Lidove noviny yesterday.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:10
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[Czech Republic] Most Czechs favor restaurant smoking ban

Survey of pub owners by Charles University and Ipsos agency shows ban could lead to Kč 6 billion annual windfall for restaurateurs
CESKÁ POZICE/CZECH POSITION (cz)
added May 28, 2012 16:15
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[Czech Republic] ČR tops global vice ratings

The Czech Republic topped Bloomberg News's Vice Index, ranking countries according to four equally weighted variables: Adult per capita alcohol consumption; adult per capita cigarette consumption; drug use* and total gambling losses as a percentage of GDP
Prague Post (cz)
added May 16, 2012 04:56
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[Czech Republic] VÁCLAV HAVEL AIRPORT INTERIOR TO BE NONSMOKING

Airport operator Letiště Praha said it was following the modern trend and responding to feedback from passengers. Traveling smokers will have seating in front of the terminal building. Airports in several countries have already become fully smoke-free.
PRAGUE.TV (cz)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:14
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[Czech Republic] Prague Airport To Become Completely Non-Smoking

From May 1, 2018, Prague Airport will become completely non-smoking. Smoking won't be allowed even in the booth located at Terminal 2. This was announced on Monday by the representative of the airport, Marika Janoušková, spokeperson for the airport. The
Prague Morning (cz)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:03
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[Czech Republic] Milos Zeman wins first round of Czech presidential election, will face pro-European challenger in run off

chain-smoking Mr Zeman has been president...since 2013...He has earned a reputation for eccentricity and political incorrectness...Notorious bon mots include tell children that smoking is "fine" as long as they start after the age of 27
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:50
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[Czech Republic] BRIEF-Czech Philip Morris reports jump in H1 profit

* Czech tobacco group Philip Morris CR says H1 consolidated revenues czk 5.8 billion and net income czk 1.6 billion, up 7 percent and 24.7 percent respectively * says total cigarette market increased by 1.3% and 4.2% in the Czech Republic and Slovakia,
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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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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[Czech Republic] Russia Plans Permanent Link to Crimea, Armenia on Threshold of Customs Union / 4. Two stamps and a pack of Spartas, please

Czech post offices will stop selling tobacco products this week under mounting disapproval of the scheme, Lidove noviny reports. Within months after the postal service began selling cigarettes alongside stamps and postcards, “pressure from the governmen
Transitions Online
added Mar 5, 2014 13:30
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