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Greece stubs out its cigarette habit in record numbers

“Only 13% of Greeks over the age of 65 smoke, and now we are seeing the fruits of years of campaigning in schools, with a big fall in Greeks under the age of 24 becoming smokers. The battle is with those who are middle-aged,” he said. Smoking cessation c
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:10
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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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[Greece, Russia] Greek Tobacco Industry SEKAP on the Verge of Bankruptcy

The possibility of bankruptcy that is to be discussed at an extraordinary board meeting of the Greek tobacco industry SEKAP, is scheduled for Thursday. SEKAP; which is owned by Russian-Greek investor Ivan Savvidis, has been asked by a Komotini Court of
Greek Reporter
added Dec 27, 2017 15:29
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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media [FREE FULL TEXT]

measures should be taken to eventually prohibit trade agreements between the tobacco industry and all media, including major social media. In the meanwhile, for those media that do continue to trade with the tobacco industry, the type of trade and potenti
European Journal of Clinical Investigation
added Nov 8, 2017 16:06
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IOANNIDIS: Greece: Crisis, smoking and tobacco conflicts in social media

The penetration of the tobacco industry influence in mass and social media is also worrisome. The apparent ability to directly or indirectly censor information and opinions about its products is alarming. Europe (including Greece) has developed strict le
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 3, 2017 02:47
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Greece’s Anti-Smoking Effort Has One Major Problem: Greeks

“Meeting room, parties’ offices, secretariats, walkways, toilets—the cigarettes are everywhere,” said center-right parliamentarian Niki Kerameos. “If we don’t set an example of following the laws, how do we expect citizens to do so?” Many Greeks see the
CetusNews.com
added Jul 11, 2017 05:09
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Greece’s Anti-Smoking Effort Has One Major Problem: Greeks ($$)

The country passed a ban on smoking inside restaurants and offices in 2009, but citizens take pride in puffing where they please
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 11, 2017 05:03
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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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[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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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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