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[Bulgaria, Europe, Greece] MEPs plan tobacco subsidies as Brussels fights smoking

Members of the European Parliament have paved the way for hundreds of millions of pounds of subsidies to go to Europe's tobacco farmers -- even though Brussels spends huge amounts on anti-smoking campaigns
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 12:44
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[Greece] Inside a Greek Poet’s Work, a Reflection of Her Country’s Hard Times

Greece’s feisty, 81-year-old national poet, was holding court on a recent afternoon, ... Asked to describe the mood in Greece today, she did not mince words. “Darkness and chaos,” she said, drawing on a cigarette.
New York Times
added Jan 12, 2013 05:03
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Philip Morris shows its faith in Greece

In another sign of confidence in the Greek economy, global tobacco giant Philip Morris International is planning to transfer some of its production from other plants in Europe to the unit of its Greek subsidiary Papastratos at Aspropyrgos, western Attic
Kathimerini (gr)
added Feb 9, 2013 13:46
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Changes in tobacco industry advertising around high schools in Greece following an outdoor advertising ban: a follow-up study

The outdoor advertising restriction in Greece has led to a reduced number of tobacco advertisements per POS, and the eradication of billboard advertising. Nevertheless, there is a need to regulate kiosks, which were identified as a key vector for tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2012 05:53
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[Greece] Tobacco trademarks clash before Administrative Committee for Trademarks

In a high-profile opposition proceeding before the Administrative Committee for Trademarks (ACFT) of the Trademark Bureau, British American Tobacco (Brands) Inc (BAT) challenged two Greek trademark applications owned by Philip Morris Products SA on the b
Intellectual Asset Management (uk)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:48
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[Greece, UK] Just a few minutes of exposure to second-hand smoke is enough to stop you breathing properly

Airways narrow almost immediately, reducing the amount of oxygen the body takes in / Effects worst for children as their breathing is faster and lungs less developed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 16:11
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Greece: Revenues going up in smoke

Illegal cigarette trading is growing considerably according to a survey by AC Nielsen, which showed that 13.2 percent of cigarettes consumed in April 2012 were not destined for the Greek market, up from 5.1 percent in 2009, Kathimerini reported.
Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 22, 2012 06:22
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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: tobacco smuggling costs 400 mln in lost revenue

The Greek 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, Athens News Agency
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Oct 12, 2012 15:50
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[Greece, Spain] Italy seizes 7 tonnes of contraband cigarettes

Ancona. Italian police on Friday found seven tonnes of contraband cigarettes hidden behind a shipment of fish in a truck that came off a ferry from Greece
Focus English News (bg)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:28
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