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[Cyprus, Greece] Greek customs seize large quantities of contraband tobacco in Jan, Feb

European anti-fraud agents netted 54 million contraband cigarettes in Greece in cooperation with Greek and Cypriot customs agents in December and January, according to a statement by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
Kathimerini (gr)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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[Europe, Germany, Greece, Russia] Blowing in the wind: OLAF helps seizing 75 million cigarettes

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) had a good year’s start by carrying out, between December 2015 and January 2016, several operations in Greece, Russia, Germany and Spain that led to a total seizure of more than 75 million cigarettes. During an enqu
New Europe
added Feb 6, 2016 22:10
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LETTER: Tobacco control: a victim of political instability in Greece

None of the past Greek Governments have shown much interest in strengthening tobacco control measures or enforcing smoking bans; on the contrary, a former Greek Prime Minister, while in office, publicly praised the Greek subsidiary of Philip Morris Intern
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:39
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[Canada, Greece] Canadian Smoking Cessation Model Used to Help Greeks Quit Smoking

38% of the Greek population smokes, making it the leading European country for tobacco consumption. Papadakis believes that if she helps doctors promote a smoking cessation method developed by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, then the percentage
Greek Reporter
added Jan 20, 2016 23:01
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[Europe, Greece] Greek crisis and tax hike foster cigarette smuggling

Consumption of smuggled cigarettes has risen by about 50%...an agreement between the Naples Guardia di Finanza (financial police) and British American Tobacco, during which discussion was held on the illegal market of ''Illicit Whites'' cigarettes produce
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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Factors Associated with Exposure to Passive Smoking among 12-18 year-old Students in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece [FREE FULL TEXT]

Passive-smoking exposure is prevalent among the student population in Greece, despite the New Anti-Smoking Legislation that came into effect in July 2009. Our findings indicate that enforcement of the law and additional public health initiatives must be
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:46
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[Greece] BRIEF-Karelia Tobacco Company Q3 EBITDA rises to 25.1 mln euros

* Q3 turnover 234.2 million euros ($247.95 million) versus 199.9 million euros year ago * Q3 net profit 14.5 million euros versus 16.8 million euros year ago
Reuters
added Nov 27, 2015 16:42
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[Greece] Prenatal Second-Hand Smoke Exposure and Gross Motor Development ($$)

Investigators from multiple international sites conducted a prospective cohort study to assess the effects of prenatal exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in Greek mothers on neurodevelopment in their offspring at 18 months of age. Study participants inc
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Oct 1, 2015 21:48
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[Greece] Smoking does not affect quality of life after SLIT for allergic rhinitis

Smoking habits had no effect on quality-of-life outcomes among patients with allergic rhinitis who underwent sublingual immunotherapy...analyzed the effect of smoking habits on outcomes, controlling for other patient characteristics, and they observed no
Healio.com
added Sep 23, 2015 20:17
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