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[Europe] In Greece’s Smoking-Obsessed Culture, Passive Smokers Suffer

Nearly two in three Greeks are inhaling someone else’s tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union for exposing people to the health risks of passive smoking. According to the Associated Press, Eurostat, the EU st
Greek Reporter
added Dec 8, 2016 04:08
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Greece is Europe’s capital of second-hand smoke

The European Health Interview Survey – commissioned by the EU’s statistical office Eurostat – reported that 64.2 percent of Greeks take in second-hand smoke indoors daily, topping Croatia at 44.7 percent and Bulgaria at 40.5 percent.
New York Post
added Dec 8, 2016 04:07
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[Europe] In Greece's Tobacco Culture, Passive Smoke a Serious Problem

Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing its people to the health risks of passive smoking. The European Union's statistical office Eurostat s
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2016 17:00
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[Europe] Greece mulls reimbursement of anti-smoking medicines

the Greek government is examining whether to start reimbursing the cost of anti-smoking drugs. The proposed full smoking ban will also cover e-cigarettes. Successive governments in Athens have failed to implement a smoking ban that was introduced appro
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:50
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[Europe, Greece] ARCHIVE: Greek smoking ban ineffective

Nearly nine years after it became law, Greece is still struggling to implement a smoking ban in public spaces. According to the latest Eurobarometer survey in 2009, Greeks used to smoke more than anyone else in Europe. The proportion of smokers in Gree
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:44
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[Greece] Illegal trade a growing revenue drain

Budget execution data for January-May 2016 suggest that tax revenues in Greece from tobacco and alcohol are growing in 2016 when compared with those of 2015, according to part of an EU Commission answer given last month to a written parliamentary questio
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 4, 2016 23:20
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[Greece] Livestream of brain could help smokers quit

‘It allows them to control what they see,’ said Professor Panagiotis D. Bamidis from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, who is testing the effectiveness of the technique to help smokers give up. ‘Subjects are asked if they can do specif
Horizon - The EU Research & Innovation Magazine
added Oct 26, 2016 15:00
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[Greece] Lack of checks allows tobacco, fuel smuggling to proliferate

Regarding tobacco products, inspections had numbered 11,754 in 2014 but they amounted to just 3,177 in the first half of 2016, resulting in taxes and levies of 200.9 million euros being imposed.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:01
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[Greece] Kathimerini Lack of checks allows tobacco, fuel smuggling to proliferate

Kathimerini (gr)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:01
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[Asia-pacific, Greece] Hong Kong customs officers seize 20 million cigarettes in biggest operation since 2007

Hong Kong customs officers believe they have dealt a heavy blow to an international smuggling syndicate following the seizure of HK$54 million worth of contraband cigarettes which arrived from Vietnam. The 20 million Karelia cigarettes from Greece, hidde
South China Morning Post
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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