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[Czech Republic] Smoking ban could be law this time

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.
Prague Post (cz)
added Jan 17, 2013 09:52
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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] AUDIO: Government plans to ban smoking, curb drinking in restaurants

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
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:20
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[Czech Republic] Health minister wants total ban on smoking in pubs

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
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:44
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Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic

Based on up-to-date reliable data and consideration of all relevant contributing factors, the effect of smoking on the public finance balance in the Czech Republic in 1999 was positive, estimated at +5,815 mil. CZK. This report details the findings of a
University of South Carolina - Arnold School of Public Health
added Jan 6, 2013 12:27
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[Czech Republic] Customs officers uncover illegal cigarette plants

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
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:38
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[Czech Republic] ČR lacks system protecting children from smoking, doctor says

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.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 19, 2012 02:52
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[Czech Republic] Police uncover foreigner group producing fake cigarettes

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.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 6, 2012 13:22
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech lower house approves higher cigarette tax

The Czech lower house approved a tax rise on cigarettes and tobacco on Wednesday, a move that will raise 1.4 billion crowns ($72.81 million) for next year's budget while softening the price jump needed to meet EU norms by 2014. The Czech Republic must br
Reuters
added Sep 26, 2012 12:06
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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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