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[Czech Republic] Czechs mull blanket ban on smoking

The Czech Republic is contemplating a blanket ban on smoking in restaurants, a step that would put the country on par with many of its EU peers, Czech media reported. "We will submit a new version of the law, the toughest ever here - a complete ban on sm
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 16, 2012 12:58

[Czech Republic, UK, USA] Henry Scowcroft: More Evidence That We Need to Stop Tobacco Marketing

So we wanted to highlight three studies published in June that, taken together, reinforce the urgent need to stop cigarette companies marketing their deadly wares. The first two studies show how tobacco companies manipulated national and international p
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:50

[Czech Republic] AUDIO: Radio Prague - The e-cigarette phenomenon - study finds a third of Czech smokers have tried the new "safe" cigarettes

Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 2, 2012 17:25

[Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Russia] Czech police catch group of cigarette smugglers

The Czech police caught two Czech, a Polish and a Ukrainian man who smuggled cigarettes produced in Russia and the case is connected with a recently uncovered 700-metre tunnel under the border between Ukraine and Slovakia
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Aug 2, 2012 04:22

Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic

The Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic was a 2001 report commissioned by Philip Morris's Czech division following concerns raised by the Czech health ministry that smoking's costs outweighed its fiscal benefits
added Jul 20, 2012 10:50

[Czech Republic] Kalousek Favors Lower Tax on Pricier Cigarettes, MF Dnes Says

Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek prefers to raise the tax on cheaper tobacco products rather than on pricier brands, so that Philip Morris would keep its production facility in the country, Mlada Fronta Dnes said citing the minister.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 13, 2012 06:18

Tobacco Industry Manipulation of Tobacco Excise and Tobacco Advertising Policies in the Czech Republic: An Analysis of Tobacco Industry Documents

There is clear evidence of past and ongoing TTC influence over tobacco advertising and excise policy. We conclude that this helps explain the country's weak tobacco control record. The findings suggest there is significant scope for tobacco tax increases
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 27, 2012 13:42

[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37

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

[Czech Republic] Ministry prepares stricter anti-smoking measures

The Czech Health Ministry is preparing a stricter anti-smoking legislation under which restaurants must have a special separate room for smokers or ban smoking completely, the daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) reports
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Jun 22, 2012 09:29
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