Headlines Tagged with Czech Republic — 609 headlines found
The Government's multi-billion-dollar Future Fund has bought shares in a tobacco company that once commissioned a study outlining the economic benefits of premature deaths. Documents provided to a Senate committee show the fund increased its tobacco-rel
Feb 12, 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 17, 2013 15:15
Metal and grind-core festival music, Obscene Extreme Asia in Jakarta rejects being sponsored by tobacco companies. The festival will be held in Jakarta April 6. Obscene Extreme Asia is a franchise of the music festival from the Czech Republic.
Jan 29, 2013 Tempo (id)
added Jan 29, 2013 13:17
Mr. Zeman, a feisty man of the people who is often seen with a glass of Czech beer, won 55 percent compared with 45 percent for Karel Schwarzenberg, a pipe-smoking prince who is foreign minister in the current center-right coalition government.
Jan 27, 2013 New York Times
added Jan 27, 2013 20:16
Proposed more than once in the past but always shelved, a ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants could finally become law in the Czech Republic after legislation was presented by the Health Ministry.
Jan 17, 2013 Prague Post (cz)
added Jan 17, 2013 09:52
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
Jan 12, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:11
The Czech government will make a fresh effort to fight smoking and alcoholism, both of which have long been a serious problem in the country. After several failed attempts, the Health Ministry plans to introduce a general smoking ban in public spaces. In
Jan 10, 2013 Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:20
Czech Health Minister Leos Heger (TOP 09) is preparing a new bill that would completely ban smoking in restaurants, except for their open-air premises, and also the sale of cigarettes and alcohol through vending machines and at vendors' stands, he told jo
Jan 9, 2013 Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:44
Czech customs officers uncovered and closed down two plants for the illegal production of cigarettes in the vicinity of Zlin which may have deprived the state of up to 29 million crowns in excise tax, General Customs Authority spokesman Jiri Bartak told C
Nov 8, 2012 Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:38
The Czech Republic has 250,000 smokers under 18, but it does not have any systematic programme to prevent children from starting smoking, Eva Kralikova, from the Society for Tobacco Addiction Treatment, has told CTK.
Oct 19, 2012 Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 19, 2012 02:52
Czech police have uncovered a group of foreigners who have allegedly produced fake cigarettes and also imported them from Asia, police spokesman Jaroslav Ibehej told CTK Thursday.
Oct 5, 2012 Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 6, 2012 13:22