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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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[Greece] Greek Reporter Philip Morris Signed Agreement for Greek Tobacco

Philip Morris International along with its subsidiary Papastratos signed yesterday the agreement to purchase 50% of Greece΄s tobacco production over the next three years, according to an official announcement.
Greek Reporter
added Feb 28, 2013 13:40
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[Greece] Cigarette smuggling costs state 400mln euros in revenues

The state loses up to 400 million euros annually in tax revenue from a thriving cigarette smuggling sector in the country, a sum equaling pension payments for civil servants for an entire month, or 860,000 unemployment benefits. Nikitas Theofilopoulos, c
AMNA (Athens Macedonian News Agency) (gr)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:31
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[Greece] Survey: Greeks are heaviest smokers in European Union

Thirty-seven percent of Greeks are smokers, according to the report, which also showed that Greece had the smallest proportion of people, 44 percent, who said they’ve never smoked a cigarette. The survey showed a wide range of smoking rates among countr
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:23
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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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She's got the vapors! Lindsay Lohan is smoking hot as she puffs on a water pipe swimming with goldfish in Greece

The 28-year-old actress got her fair share of smoke too as she was seen puffing on a glass-based water pipe or 'hookah' as it's called during her vacation on the Greek island of Mykonos.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 23:53
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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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[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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