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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] Anti-Smoking Law a Joke

Greek Ministry of Health has made it crystal clear that it will not tolerate further violation of the anti-smoking law, along with a campaign of systematic controls during the holidays, absolutely nothing has happened and no fines have been imposed. It i
Greek Reporter
added Dec 31, 2013 15:15
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[Greece] Will the Greeks Ever Stop Smoking?

A new memo from the Greek Ministry of Health has found its way into the press, vowing, finally, to crack down. During Greece's busiest season for indoor bars, the ministry is promising to implement tough fines both for smokers and for the spaces that let
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 10, 2013 15:33
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[Europe, Greece] Bulgarian tobacco producers present demands for tobacco sector development at Oriental Tobacco Forum

Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of the National Association of Tobacco Producers NAT-2010, said speaking before the participants at the forum, as follows: “If Bulgaria is excluded from the EU subsidies because of the late accession to the EU, then the money s
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:24
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[Greece] Ashtrays and Signage as Determinants of a Smoke-Free Legislation’s Success [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the public may be supportive of smoke-free legislation, adherence may decline rapidly if enforcement is limited or nonexistent. Moreover, enforcement agencies should also focus on the comprehensive removal of ashtray equivalents that could act as c
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 5, 2013 07:23
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[Greece] Smoking Bans Fail Unless Enforced

Action Points Implementation of an unenforced smoking ban sharply cut indoor secondhand smoke concentrations, which then increased steadily over the following year. Note that outdoor or indoor signage banning smoking was not found to affect secondhand
MedPage Today
added Sep 5, 2013 07:19
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[France, Greece] CIGARETTE ÉLECTRONIQUE “VAPOTER N'EST PAS NOCIF POUR LE CŒUR” [ELECTRONIC CIGARETTE "VAPOR IS NOT HARMFUL TO THE HEART"]

Konstantinos Farsalinos , cardiologist at the Onassis Cardiac Center (Athens) surgery, is actively engaged in research on the safety and risks of electronic cigarette. While he has just presented the first study of its effects on the heart , the electron
Paris Match (fr)
added Sep 9, 2013 13:59
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[Eastern Europe, Greece] Philip Morris tobacco logistics hub for Agrinio

Converted facility will become the only PMI-owned logistics hub for oriental tobacco in Europe and will house tobacco from Greece, Bulgaria and Fyrom prior to its transport to the company's factories in the European Union, Russia and Ukraine
EnetEnglish.gr (Eleftherotypia) (gr)
added Aug 30, 2013 08:26
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Philip Morris expands activities in crisis-hit Greece

In late February, Philip Morris committed to buying half of the country's tobacco production for the next three years. Global tobacco giant Philip Morris announced Thursday the creation of a European distribution centre in Greece, as part of the expansio
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2013 08:21
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[Asia, Greece, Israel] Smoking Suspected Culprit in El Al Athens Landing

The El AL flight which was forced to make an emergency landing at Athens last night (Wednesday) due to the spotting of smoke in the cabin, appears to have been caused by someone smoking in the restroom facilities.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Aug 16, 2013 01:36
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