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[Greece] Greek Attorney General Orders Strict Application of Anti-Smoking Law

has sent a circular to all the Procurator Generals of the country, in which she asks them to give all the appropriate directives to the competent authorities for the strict application of the anti-smoking law. In particular, the circular refers to the app
Greek Reporter
added Mar 12, 2014 01:05
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Slightly more than half of men in Greece smoke

On 27 January 2014, Greece released its Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) results. GATS surveyed adults 15 years of age or older. Highlights from the 2013 GATS Greece survey are as follows: * 51.2% of men, 25.7% of women, and 38.2% overall (3.5 million
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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Greece Tries To Contain Smuggled Cigarettes

The Greek government continues to tax tobacco products as part of the austerity measures demanded by international lenders while simultaneously trying to stop the growing trade in illegal cigarettes that threatens revenues. Cigarettes are a prized commo
Greek Reporter
added Jan 26, 2014 06:10
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Bulgarian tobacco growers from Gotse Delchev to block road to Greece

Bulgarian tobacco growers from the town of Gotse Delchev and settlements close to it will stage a protest rally today, blocking the road to Greece. The protest will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in close proximity to the village of Gospodintsi.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:37
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Crisis: Greece; hospital fee to be passed on to smokers

Georgiadis said the fee, which came into effect on January 1st, would instead be passed on to tobacco product prices, which are expected to go up by 5 cents. The price hike is expected to generate some 40 million euros in revenues, in line with government
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Jan 8, 2014 06:57
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[Greece] Anti-Smoking Law a Joke

Greek Ministry of Health has made it crystal clear that it will not tolerate further violation of the anti-smoking law, along with a campaign of systematic controls during the holidays, absolutely nothing has happened and no fines have been imposed. It i
Greek Reporter
added Dec 31, 2013 15:15
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[Greece] Will the Greeks Ever Stop Smoking?

A new memo from the Greek Ministry of Health has found its way into the press, vowing, finally, to crack down. During Greece's busiest season for indoor bars, the ministry is promising to implement tough fines both for smokers and for the spaces that let
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 10, 2013 15:33
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[Europe, Greece] Bulgarian tobacco producers present demands for tobacco sector development at Oriental Tobacco Forum

Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of the National Association of Tobacco Producers NAT-2010, said speaking before the participants at the forum, as follows: “If Bulgaria is excluded from the EU subsidies because of the late accession to the EU, then the money s
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:24
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[France, Greece] CIGARETTE ÉLECTRONIQUE “VAPOTER N'EST PAS NOCIF POUR LE CŒUR” [ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE "VAPOR IS NOT HARMFUL TO THE HEART"]

Konstantinos Farsalinos , cardiologist at the Onassis Cardiac Center (Athens) surgery, is actively engaged in research on the safety and risks of electronic cigarette. While he has just presented the first study of its effects on the heart , the electron
Paris Match (fr)
added Sep 9, 2013 13:59
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[Greece] Ashtrays and Signage as Determinants of a Smoke-Free Legislation’s Success [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the public may be supportive of smoke-free legislation, adherence may decline rapidly if enforcement is limited or nonexistent. Moreover, enforcement agencies should also focus on the comprehensive removal of ashtray equivalents that could act as c
Public Library of Science (PLoS)
added Sep 5, 2013 07:23
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