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American Hellenic Institute Honors Anti-Smoking Champion, Greek Military

The American Hellenic Institute-Athens has honored two high-profile Greeks at an awards dinner in Athens -- one for fighting against smoking, and the other...

Greek Minister Flouts Anti-Smoking Law (photos)

An embarrassing photo has emerged of a Greek minister smoking indoors during an event in Thessaly as the government is supposedly trying to enforce widely-flouted...

Greek Health Ministry to Enforce Dormant Anti-Smoking Law

Greece's Health Minister Andreas Xanthos on Wednesday called on competent authorities to enforce the anti-smoking law, and start strict checks on public places where...

Greeks Experience ‘Cultural Shift’ on Smoking

Greeks have finally understood the problem of smoking and are kicking the habit, says a leading authority on public health. Speaking to the Greek Reporter,...

Greeks Give Up Smoking in Record Numbers

Greeks have decided to quit smoking in record numbers, according to a survey by pollsters KAPA Research that covers the past 5 years. The nation-wide...

Greek Citizen Appeals to European Parliament over Smoking Law

A Trikala citizen appealed to the European Parliament, asking for the immediate implementation of the law that bans smoking in closed public places in...

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),...

Anti-Smoking Law in Greece a Lost Cause

Despite the fact that the law against smoking in public places went into effect almost 10 years ago (2008), Greece is not even close...

President Pavlopoulos on Why Greece Has Failed to Implement Smoking Ban Law From 2008

On Wednesday, May 24 at the International Conference on Tobacco Control 2017 organized by the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) in...

Greek Women Rank Third in the World in Smoking

A study, led by Dr. Emmanuela Gakidou at the University of Washington in Seattle, shows that Greek women rank third in the world in...

7th National Conference Against Smoking in Greece a Great Success

(Drake Behrakis of the Behrakis Foundation of Boston, Panagiotis Behrakis, Director of the Public Health Institute of the American College of Greece, George Behrakis of the Behrakis Foundation of Boston,...

In Greece’s Smoking-Obsessed Culture, Passive Smokers Suffer

Nearly two in three Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union...

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