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Greece Sets Target for Anti-Smoking Campaign on World No-Tobacco Day

Greece set the ambitious target for its anti-smoking campaign on World No-Tobacco Day, Monday of reducing smoking by 30% by 2025.

Thessaloniki is Greek City Most Compliant with Smoking Ban

Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki, well-known for its nightlife, has surprisingly proven to be one of the most obedient places in the country when it comes to implementing the new smoking ban in public places. Numerous inspections conducted by the...

Inspections Show High Compliance With New Greek Smoking Law

According to a new study conducted in the last several days by the Greek organization ''National Transparency,'' Greek society looks like it has turned a corner and begun to comply to a great extent with the new smoking ban...

Prime Minister Mitsotakis Officially Presents New National Action Plan on Smoking

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis presented a new, National Action Plan against smoking on Tuesday, a cornerstone of one of his main priorities, to completely change Greece's historically loose approach to smoking in public places. "The smoking ban is a bold initiative...

Thinking of Smoking in Public Places in Greece? Better Think Again

A Joint Ministerial Decision published in Greece's Government Gazette on Friday enforces new, much tougher fines for those who violate the smoking ban in public places in Greece. The new fines came to effect on Monday, November 18, as the...

Government to Toughen Up Fines on Smokers in Public Places

The Greek government is working toward toughening up the fines people would have to pay who violate the nation's new, wide-ranging anti-smoking laws. According to media reports on Wednesday which quote sources in the country's Ministry of Health, the public...

Will Greece Finally Enforce Its Anti-Smoking Laws Now?

A majority of Greek lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of the new anti-smoking bill - the third such legislation passed in Greece in the last decade. The new law includes stricter penalties and is tougher on those who smoke...

Greek Government Determined to Enforce Anti-Smoking Legislation Across the Country

The battle to improve citizens' health by reducing smoking was the subject of a meeting chaired by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, with the participation of the country's Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis. During the...

New Greek Government to Enforce Decade-old Anti-Smoking Laws

One of the pre-election pledges of Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was that his administration would enforce the anti-smoking laws already in existence in Greece. The nation's first legislation concerning the curbing of smoking went into effect on July...

Greeks: Europe's "Champions" in Smoking in Workplace

Almost 60 percent of employed people in Greece are subjected to passive smoking in the workplace, high above the European Union average (27.5 percent), according to a new study. Greeks who are office employees, factory workers, shop clerks and others,...