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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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[Greece] Amendment eyeing restrictions on cigarette sales withdrawn after outcry

A proposed amendment by 16 SYRIZA deputies calling for a prohibition of the sale of cigarettes and other smoking-related products at corner shops was withdrawn Tuesday, following strong reaction from trade associations.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Sep 6, 2016 18:05
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[Greece, UK] Vaping as bad for your heart as smoking cigarettes, study finds

The findings triggered warnings that electronic cigarettes may be “far more dangerous” than was thought. Trials found that a typical session using a device caused similar effects to the main heart artery as smoking a cigarette. The research, presented
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 30, 2016 12:33
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[Greece, UK] E-cigarettes are 'as bad for the heart as tobacco': Nicotine vapour damages blood vessels and raises risk of disease

Scientists found inhaling nicotine vapour damages key blood vessels, raising the risk of heart disease. The team monitored participants’ hearts while smoking a conventional cigarette for five minutes and using an e-cigarette for half an hour...Public Hea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:08
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[Europe, Greece] Greek Government Reports Nearly EU 1 Billion in Tax Evasion Fines, Asset Seizures

Greek authorities have seized over 634 million smuggled cigarettes and associated tobacco products in 2015. These confiscations correspond to missing taxes of EU 115.281.813, and make Greece the leading country in Europe for such seizures. In January and
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2016 18:37
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[Greece] Tobacco tax revenues post temporary rise

state coffers received an additional 350 million euros thanks to the advance announcement of a hike in the special consumption tax on tobacco as of January 2017, a highly unusual practice as tax hikes are not announced in advance.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 25, 2016 02:04
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Greece's Health Ministry Trying to Restrict E-cigarettes in Public Places

The Health Ministry in Greece has drafted a bill that would prohibit the usage of electronic cigarettes in public enclosed places. The bill was tabled in Parliament on Friday as the ministry has equated the electronic cigarettes as a potential gateway to
Greek Reporter
added Jul 19, 2016 18:58
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[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Master sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment, the rest of the crew to 6.5 years, Greece

five other crew were sentenced to a 6.5 year imprisonment, all six crew being of Ukrainian nationality. Freighter MESOGIO was seized by Greek CG on Feb 20 last year, after a big shipment of illegal cigarettes was found.
HUMANS AT SEA (in)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:46
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[Greece] Topless Mischa Barton looks stunning and relaxed as she smokes a cigarette on a Mykonos balcony in new Instagram shot... days after sparking furore with yacht post

With the Greek island's breathtaking scenery laid out beneath her, the actress puffs on a cigarette in the image
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 20:27
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[Europe, Greece] Vapers fight bill equating them with tobacco smokers

held a press conference Tuesday to denounce government plans to outlaw them from “vaping” in enclosed public areas like regular smokers.... The association of Greek vapers representing e-smokers has denounced the government for preparing the bill without
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
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