Tag: greece

Emissions reassessed

Emissions reassessed

| April 11, 2018

A replication study of emissions from e-liquids has provided results that are significantly different to those of the original study.

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Vapor lumped with smoke

Vapor lumped with smoke

| March 28, 2018

An attempt to overthrow a law that lumps vaping and electronic cigarettes with smoking and traditional cigarettes has failed in Greece.

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Turning the HEETS up

Turning the HEETS up

| March 22, 2018

In fully converting a factory from cigarette to HEETS production, Philip Morris International has nailed its colors to the mast.

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SEKAP fine suspended

SEKAP fine suspended

| March 7, 2018

A court in Greece has suspended a huge fine imposed on SEKAP that, it is said, would otherwise have condemned the tobacco company to bankruptcy.

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Illegal trade ‘prevalent’

Illegal trade ‘prevalent’

| February 16, 2018

Those with responsibility for tackling the illegal trade in tobacco will never be successful while they claim that taxes are being ‘lost’ to this trade. You cannot lose something you never had.

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Crackdown on backsliders

Crackdown on backsliders

| February 1, 2018

Unlike smokers in other countries, those in Greece do not seem to have taken kindly to public-places tobacco-smoking bans.

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SEKAP’s future in question

SEKAP’s future in question

| December 28, 2017

The future of SEKAP, the Xanthi-based tobacco-products company that was established in 1975, is due to be discussed today at an extraordinary board meeting.

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Illegal trade increasing

Illegal trade increasing

| July 20, 2017

In Greece, where a relentless pursuit of austerity has imposed financial hardships on ordinary people, it was only to be expected that the illegal trade in cigarettes would increase.

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Beating the smoking bans

Beating the smoking bans

| July 11, 2017

An excellent story about Greek smokers’ heroic and relentless battle against public-places smoking bans has echoes of the Iliad.

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Greece still smoking

Greece still smoking

| June 5, 2017

At 37 percent, the prevalence of smoking in Greece is the highest of any country in the EU, which overall has a smoking rate of 26 percent and where Sweden’s prevalence is seven percent.

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Failing to enforce bans

Failing to enforce bans

| May 26, 2017

Despite being one of the first countries to sign up for the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, Greece apparently has a poor record on enforcing tobacco smoking bans.

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Greece investment sound

Greece investment sound

| May 16, 2017

A decision to invest €300 million in its Greek plant is paying off for Philip Morris International while helping to boost the country’s struggling economy.

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Stretched thin

Stretched thin

| March 1, 2011

Suppliers of classical oriental tobacco have matched production to diminished demand. Will they be able to accommodate a potential rebound? TR Staff Report The market for classical oriental tobacco has shrunk significantly in recent years. Following the European Union’s decoupling of tobacco subsidies from production and Turkey’s withdrawal of support for tobacco growers, production in […]

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