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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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[Czech Republic, Europe] Parliament may not pass ban on smoking in restaurants, health minister says

The European Commission (EC) may not push through its version of the anti-smoking directive to ban flavoured cigarettes and enlarge the warning against smoking consequences on cigarette packets either, MEP Zuzana Roithova (for Christian Democrats, KDU-CS
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Mar 25, 2013 05:46
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Research uncovers tobacco companies’ tactics to undermine tobacco control in Czech Republic

The University’s Tobacco Control Research Group uncovered ongoing interference from British American Tobacco and Philip Morris to influence tobacco tax policies
University of Bath (uk)
added Jun 26, 2012 16:27
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech finmin submits new tobacco tax legislation due to weaker crown

Czech Finance Ministry has submitted new legislation for excise taxes on tobacco products to reflect a weaker crown currency in order to stay in line with EU directives, it said on Monday.
Reuters
added Mar 10, 2014 13:53
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[Czech Republic] MfD: President Zeman must pay for smoking in restaurant

had to pay 15,000 crowns for the privilege to smoke in a strictly non-smoking restaurant while on a visit to Brno on Thursday, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote Friday. Smoking in such a restaurant is a presidential privilege, but the president has to
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:42
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech lower house approves rise in cigarette tax

approved raising the excise tax on cigarettes next year 2016 to bring it in line with European Union requirements. The tax increase is a response to a weakened crown currency, which the central bank has kept at 27 crowns per euro or weaker since November
Reuters
added Oct 5, 2015 10:33
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[Czech Republic] Babiš: No higher taxes, except for tobacco

The government does not plan to raise taxes, except for the excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco, Finance Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO) said in the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Czech parliament, that started to debate the 2016 budget in the
Prague Post (cz)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:09
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[Czech Republic] How many Czechs are smokers?

More than 2 million people smoke in the Czech Republic, which has a population of 10.5 million, and 250,000 of them are underage, that is less than 18 years old, anti-smoking expert Jarmila Greplová told the Czech News Agency ahead of World No Tobacco Day
Prague Post (cz)
added May 30, 2014 05:51
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[Czech Republic] Poll: More Czechs in favour of smoking restrictions

An increasing number of Czechs are against smoking in restaurants, cafes and nightclubs, according to a poll conducted by the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University and the Ipsos agency and released Tuesday. As against 2012, the number rose by
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added May 20, 2015 06:07
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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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