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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

[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

[Greece, UK] Electronic cigarettes 'could damage your lungs' as they cause less oxygen to be absorbed by the blood

The devices were found to cause an immediate rise in airway resistance in the lungs - meaning less oxygen is absorbed by the blood. On average the effect lasted for ten minutes, a report presented at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2012 12:25

[Greece] LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACT: Acute effect of e-cigarette on pulmonary function in healthy subjects and smokers

These data show that there is an immediate effect of a single e-cigarette smoking. Further studies are needed to establish the immediate and long-term effects of an e-cigarette smoking.
European Respiratory Society (ch)
added Sep 27, 2012 03:25

[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

[Greece] E-cigarettes can damage the lungs, experts warn

New research has shown that despite electronic cigarettes being marketed as a potentially safer alternative to normal cigarettes, they are still causing harm to the lungs.
added Sep 2, 2012 14:05

[Europe, Greece] Electronic Cigarettes Cause Damage to Lungs, Study Finds

E-cigarettes, electronic tubes that simulate the effect of smoking by producing nicotine vapor, caused an immediate increase in airway resistance, lasting for 10 minutes, making it harder for participants to breathe, researchers from the University of At
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 2, 2012 13:08

[Greece] Electronic cigarettes do not damage the heart

The researchers found that smoking one tobacco cigarette led to significant acute myocardial dysfunction but electronic cigarettes had no acute adverse effects on cardiac function. Smoking a tobacco cigarette had important hemodynamic consequences
AlphaGalileo Foundation (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:51

[Greece] Greek study finds e-cigarettes no threat to heart

* Popular option among smokers trying to quit * "Safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes" - researcher * Bigger studies needed to examine long-term effects
AlertNet ( Thomson Reuters Foundation) (uk)
added Aug 25, 2012 11:50

[Greece] Prisoners and cigarettes or 'imprisoned in cigarettes'? What helps prisoners quit smoking?

Average dependence, a past free of addictive substance abuse and a better environment of daily living for certain prisoners (as far as the number of cellmates was concerned) had a catalytic impact on prisoners finally managed to quit smoking.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2012 05:34
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