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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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[Europe] Greece mulls reimbursement of anti-smoking medicines

the Greek government is examining whether to start reimbursing the cost of anti-smoking drugs. The proposed full smoking ban will also cover e-cigarettes. Successive governments in Athens have failed to implement a smoking ban that was introduced appro
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:50
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[Europe, Greece] Greek Government Reports Nearly EU 1 Billion in Tax Evasion Fines, Asset Seizures

Greek authorities have seized over 634 million smuggled cigarettes and associated tobacco products in 2015. These confiscations correspond to missing taxes of EU 115.281.813, and make Greece the leading country in Europe for such seizures. In January and
PR Newswire
added Jul 29, 2016 18:37
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[Greece] Tobacco tax revenues post temporary rise

state coffers received an additional 350 million euros thanks to the advance announcement of a hike in the special consumption tax on tobacco as of January 2017, a highly unusual practice as tax hikes are not announced in advance.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 25, 2016 02:04
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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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[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Master sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment, the rest of the crew to 6.5 years, Greece

five other crew were sentenced to a 6.5 year imprisonment, all six crew being of Ukrainian nationality. Freighter MESOGIO was seized by Greek CG on Feb 20 last year, after a big shipment of illegal cigarettes was found.
HUMANS AT SEA (in)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:46
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[Greece] Topless Mischa Barton looks stunning and relaxed as she smokes a cigarette on a Mykonos balcony in new Instagram shot... days after sparking furore with yacht post

With the Greek island's breathtaking scenery laid out beneath her, the actress puffs on a cigarette in the image
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 20:27
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[Europe, Greece] Vapers fight bill equating them with tobacco smokers

held a press conference Tuesday to denounce government plans to outlaw them from “vaping” in enclosed public areas like regular smokers.... The association of Greek vapers representing e-smokers has denounced the government for preparing the bill without
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
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[Europe, Greece] ARCHIVE: Greek smoking ban ineffective

Nearly nine years after it became law, Greece is still struggling to implement a smoking ban in public spaces. According to the latest Eurobarometer survey in 2009, Greeks used to smoke more than anyone else in Europe. The proportion of smokers in Gree
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:44
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[Europe, Greece] Greek smoking ban ineffective

[WHO] report... On a scale of 0-10, where scores 8 and above describe high compliance and below 5 low compliance, Greece’s performance is 3. In particular, the reports notes that the country’s compliance in cafes, bars, restaurant is from 0 to 2.
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2016 12:26
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