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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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[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
Reuters
added May 30, 2016 16:21
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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] Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

The Senate...voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. The lower house gave its green light on Dec. 9. To become effective on May 31...needs final approval: a signature from President Milos Zeman, who is a chain smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2017 16:08
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine] Region: Zeroing in on border smuggling

This illegal trade is driven by the enormous price differentials for cigarettes in the EU and its Eastern Neighborhood - a pack of smokes can cost less than 1 euro in Ukraine, 5 euros in Germany and £7.50 in the United Kingdom.
Prague Post (cz)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:45
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Study: Czechs have most liberal approach to alcohol, cigarettes

according to a study carried out by the EPICENTER Institute and released on the web 20minutem Swiss server. The study has confirmed the reputation of the Czech Republic as "the harbor of freedom," mainly because it does not restrict serving of alcoholic
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:28
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[Czech Republic] Elections, ban on smoking in restaurants ahead of Czechs in 2017

In June, a law banning smoking in restaurants may take effect if passed by the Senate and signed by President Milos Zeman.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Jan 3, 2017 06:56
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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
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Czech Republic - Factors To Watch on March 24

WARNING ON CIGARETTES: The lower house approved a law ordering cigarette makers to put health warning pictures on 65 percent of cigarette boxes. The legislation could take effect in the autumn if approved by the upper house. Read more: http://www.dailyma
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:35
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[Czech Republic, Russia] Czech President Breaks Ranks With Moscow Visit

the Kremlin leader also took an interest in Zeman’s health, telling the notorious chain smoker to give up cigarettes, after Zeman and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were caught puffing away during their one-on-one session.
Radio Free Europe
added May 11, 2015 15:22
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