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[Europe] In Greece’s Smoking-Obsessed Culture, Passive Smokers Suffer

Nearly two in three Greeks are inhaling someone else’s tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union for exposing people to the health risks of passive smoking. According to the Associated Press, Eurostat, the EU st
Greek Reporter
added Dec 8, 2016 04:08
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[Asia-pacific, Greece] Hong Kong customs officers seize 20 million cigarettes in biggest operation since 2007

Hong Kong customs officers believe they have dealt a heavy blow to an international smuggling syndicate following the seizure of HK$54 million worth of contraband cigarettes which arrived from Vietnam. The 20 million Karelia cigarettes from Greece, hidde
South China Morning Post
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[Greece, UK] Vaping as bad for your heart as smoking cigarettes, study finds

The findings triggered warnings that electronic cigarettes may be “far more dangerous” than was thought. Trials found that a typical session using a device caused similar effects to the main heart artery as smoking a cigarette. The research, presented
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 30, 2016 12:33
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[Greece, UK] E-cigarettes are 'as bad for the heart as tobacco': Nicotine vapour damages blood vessels and raises risk of disease

Scientists found inhaling nicotine vapour damages key blood vessels, raising the risk of heart disease. The team monitored participants’ hearts while smoking a conventional cigarette for five minutes and using an e-cigarette for half an hour...Public Hea
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:08
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Greece's Health Ministry Trying to Restrict E-cigarettes in Public Places

The Health Ministry in Greece has drafted a bill that would prohibit the usage of electronic cigarettes in public enclosed places. The bill was tabled in Parliament on Friday as the ministry has equated the electronic cigarettes as a potential gateway to
Greek Reporter
added Jul 19, 2016 18:58
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[Greece] Protests erupt in Athens as parliament adopts new austerity measures

Starting from January of next year, the consumption tax on coffee and electronic cigarettes will be enforced, along with
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 9, 2016 10:24
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[Greece] BRIEF-Karelia Tobacco Company sets dividend payment date on August 12

Reuters
added Aug 10, 2015 19:44
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[Europe, Greece] In Greek Crisis, Rare Moment of Consensus

The reform measures, submitted to Brussels by the Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, included plans to crack down on the smuggling of fuel and tobacco, which costs the Greek economy billions of euros a year in unrecovered tax revenue; modernize the
New York Times
added Feb 25, 2015 00:09
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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] Smoking behind 1 in 10 Greek hospital admissions

Smoking is responsible for 8.9 percent of the ailments leading to all admissions at Greek state hospitals, according to the results of medical research made public on Thursday at the Hypatia Institute in Athens, a nongovernmental organization.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:48
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