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Financial Crisis in Greece Continues to Drive Consumers to Illegal Tobacco Products

With a steady increase of taxes on cigarettes, the state has fallen short of cashing in as the market share of illegal tobacco products has doubled over the past six years going from 10.1 percent in 2011 to 20 percent in 2016.
Greek Reporter
added Jul 1, 2017 17:41
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Contraband Cigarettes Cost Greece up to €1 Billion per Year

As no Greek government has managed so far to banish smoking in public places, the State is losing close to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband tobacco and cigarettes. Tax raises and special levies on cigarettes have not deterred the m
Greek Reporter
added May 31, 2017 18:00
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Philip Morris International Announces €300 Million Investment in Smoke-Free Product Manufacturing Facility in Greece

to convert the cigarette factory of Papastratos, PMI’s affiliate in Greece, into a manufacturing plant for the tobacco sticks to be used with its smoke-free product IQOS. These tobacco sticks are currently commercialized as Heets or HeatSticks.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:07
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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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[Greece] Electronic Cigarettes, Use Not Associated with Frequent Alcohol Consumption in Teens

The authors found that within their cohort, 36.9% of students reported lifetime smoking of conventional cigarettes, while a smaller fraction, just 16.6% reported lifetime use of e-cigarettes. Of those students that had tried e-cigarettes, the behavior ap
Sciencescape
added Aug 7, 2015 10:34
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Study: Cigarette Consumption in Greece Declines to 20 Bln Pieces

The study, entitled “World Cigarettes Greece,” focused on the way the cigarette market has evolved in the country over the last 12 years. Researchers observed the changes in the smoking habits of Greek people as well as the competitive environment and ec
Greek Reporter
added Sep 13, 2014 18:01
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[Greece] Order! Greek lawmakers fume at smoking colleagues

Greek lawmakers are fuming over colleagues who openly flout the country's anti-smoking laws in the very building where the statutes were passed. A cross-party group of 88 representatives wrote to the Parliament speaker Thursday urging action against what
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 12:50
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[Greece] FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE The New Greek Oligarchy

The strange saga of a Greek-Russian tobacco tycoon shows how crisis-era Greece has regressed into a post-Soviet-style oligarchy....Savvidis...his biding occupation was always Donskoy, which he succeeded in overhauling into the largest cigarette producer
The American Interest
added Jan 5, 2018 21:16
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[Europe, Greece] Work begins on British American Tobacco logistics hub in Piraeus

It is estimated that when the hub is working at full capacity, a total of 3.1 billion cigarettes will pass through the facility on an annual basis, which translates into 1.1 billion euros in stored cargo value. It will be able to cover the needs of up to
Kathimerini (gr)
added Mar 29, 2016 17:33
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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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