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The recent and projected public health and economic benefits of cigarette taxation in Greece

Nations such as Greece, should employ taxation as a crucial measure to promote public health and economic development in such dire times. International economic organisations should aggressively pursue programmes and policies that champion the economic be
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2013 14:08
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[Greece] Philip Morris to buy 50 pct of Greek tobacco production over next 3 years

Philip Morris is planning to purchase 50 percent of Greece’s tobacco production over the next 3 years, the country’s Agriculture Minister Athanasios Tsaftaris said Thursday according to local media reports.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Feb 9, 2013 13:45
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[Greece] Smuggled cigarettes take up 15 pct of market

The sale of contraband cigarettes in Greece has grown considerably, estimated at some 3.5 billion euros per year for 2010 and 2011, an amount which corresponds to about 15 percent of the legal market, according to Spyros Flengas, the head of the Associat
Kathimerini (gr)
added Sep 2, 2012 16:38
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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] Greek smoking ban ineffective

[WHO] report... On a scale of 0-10, where scores 8 and above describe high compliance and below 5 low compliance, Greece’s performance is 3. In particular, the reports notes that the country’s compliance in cafes, bars, restaurant is from 0 to 2.
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2016 12:26
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[Eastern Europe] Philip Morris International signs a new three-year Agreement with Greek government for the purchase of Greek oriental tobacco and announces that Papastratos will head a cluster of markets including Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Malta and Greece

announced today a Cooperation Agreement with the Greek Government for the purchase of Greek oriental tobacco for the next three years. In the presence of the Prime Minister Mr. Alexis Tsipras, the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Vaggelis Apostolou and the Chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 27, 2016 01:39
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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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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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[Greece] Smoking Bans Fail Unless Enforced

Action Points Implementation of an unenforced smoking ban sharply cut indoor secondhand smoke concentrations, which then increased steadily over the following year. Note that outdoor or indoor signage banning smoking was not found to affect secondhand
MedPage Today
added Sep 5, 2013 07:19
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[Greece] Cretan village stays way ahead of the recent nonsmoking trend

Skotino is an oddity in Greece, a country where a smoking ban for certain areas introduced a few years ago has been systematically flouted by individuals and businesses alike. Maybe, though, Skotino shows us that something is slowly changing in the Greek
Kathimerini (gr)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:49
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