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“Enemy is smoke, not smokers,” says PM officially launching Smoking Ban

Greece has officially launched the Smoking Ban on Tuesday in a festive ceremony at the Niarchos Foundation Center. Prime Minister Kyriaskos Mitsotakis addressed the audience that had gathered to listen to the official presentation of the Health Ministry’s “National Action Plan Against Smoking.” “The enemy is the tobacco smoke, not …

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Fines €100-€10,000 for smokers & businesses violating smoking ban

One day before the Smoking Ban official goes into effect in Greece on November 19, 2019, the Health Ministry published in the Official Gazette the full price list of fine for those violating the Law. The fines range from 100 to 10,000 euros and will be charged on smokers as …

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PM Mitsotakis determined to implement Anti-Smoking Law

For Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis implementation of the Anti-Smoking Law in public buildings is imminent. This was the decision at a meeting Mitsotakis held with the political leadership of the Health Ministry on Wednesday. The battle to improve citizens’ health trhough the reduction of smoking was the main target of …

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EU Commission urges Greece to implement smoking ban

The number of smokers in Greece has decreased over the last five years, however, the non-implementation of a smoking ban in enclosed public places has irritated the public, which calls it “cultural degradation,” writes European affairs website euractiv.com. The European Commission  generally advises Greece to implement the smoking ban which …

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