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[Australia, Czech Republic] Future Fund buys shares in shamed tobacco company

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
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 17, 2013 15:15
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[Australia, Czech Republic] Senator fires up on smokes shares

THE Future Fund has bought shares in a tobacco company which commissioned a report on the economic benefits of people dying prematurely from smoking-related illnesses. It was revealed in a Senate hearing on Tuesday that the fund, which has the job of he
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:14
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[Czech Republic, Indonesia] Obscene Extreme Asia Rejects Cigarettes Sponsorship

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.
Tempo (id)
added Jan 29, 2013 13:17
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Former Prime Minister Is Elected President of Czech Republic

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.
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2013 20:16
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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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