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Greece’s Anti-Smoking Effort Has One Major Problem: Greeks

“Meeting room, parties’ offices, secretariats, walkways, toilets—the cigarettes are everywhere,” said center-right parliamentarian Niki Kerameos. “If we don’t set an example of following the laws, how do we expect citizens to do so?” Many Greeks see the
CetusNews.com
added Jul 11, 2017 05:09
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Greece’s Anti-Smoking Effort Has One Major Problem: Greeks ($$)

The country passed a ban on smoking inside restaurants and offices in 2009, but citizens take pride in puffing where they please
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 11, 2017 05:03
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Financial Crisis in Greece Continues to Drive Consumers to Illegal Tobacco Products

With a steady increase of taxes on cigarettes, the state has fallen short of cashing in as the market share of illegal tobacco products has doubled over the past six years going from 10.1 percent in 2011 to 20 percent in 2016.
Greek Reporter
added Jul 1, 2017 17:41
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[Greece] Survey: Greeks are heaviest smokers in European Union

Thirty-seven percent of Greeks are smokers, according to the report, which also showed that Greece had the smallest proportion of people, 44 percent, who said they’ve never smoked a cigarette. The survey showed a wide range of smoking rates among countr
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:23
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Contraband Cigarettes Cost Greece up to €1 Billion per Year

As no Greek government has managed so far to banish smoking in public places, the State is losing close to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband tobacco and cigarettes. Tax raises and special levies on cigarettes have not deterred the m
Greek Reporter
added May 31, 2017 18:00
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Some 70 pct nonsmokers in Greece exposed to secondhand smoke: survey

Seven out of ten nonsmokers in Greece are exposed to secondhand smoke in public spaces, according to a survey by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day Wednesday. Although a law against smoking in public places wen
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 16:55
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[Greece] Kids to illustrate smoking dangers on World No Tobacco Day

The Hellenic Society of Cardiology will be marking World No Tobacco Day Wednesday by launching a competition coordinated by the Education Ministry whereby students from across Greece will submit drawings to do with smoking and its consequences.
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 29, 2017 19:27
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[Greece] BRIEF-Karelia Tobacco proposes dividend for FY 2016

Reuters
added May 27, 2017 23:28
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[Europe, Greece] Greek government under fire for not implementing smoking ban law

Speaking on Wednesday (24 May) at the International Conference on Tobacco Control 2017 organised by the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) in Athens, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos stressed that the anti-smoking campaign has
EurActiv
added May 27, 2017 16:51
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[Greece] Majority of Greeks are would appreciate smoking ban enforcement, says expert

e Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) said Thursday, appealing to the government to crack down on violations. Speaking at an event ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, HTS president Michalis Toumpis, said the number of smokers in Greece appears to be dec
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 25, 2017 21:13
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