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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...

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...

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...

”Ebola Not to Blame” for Italian Girl’s Death, Greek Health Experts Claim

There is no evidence to suggest that the death of a 17-year-old Italian girl was caused by the Ebola virus, the National Public Health...

Serifos to Establish Greece’s First Smoke-Free Beach

Serifos' Vagia beach will become Greece's first smoke-free beach, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Athanassios K. Laskarides Foundation and the...

Study Finds 15,000 Greeks Die Annually From Smoking-Related Causes

A new study, presented by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTC) on Saturday in Trikala, Greece, showed that approximately fifteen thousand Greeks die every year...

Influenza Outbreak Claims at Least 18 Lives in Greece

An outbreak of influenza, commonly known as the winter flu, has killed 18 people across the country in just one week, Greek public health...

Health Workers Scuffle with Athens Police (video)

Greek riot police intervened to push away a group of striking workers trying to storm the Ministry of Health in downtown Athens on Thursday. Members...

Decrease of Smokers in Greece According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority

According to a health survey conducted by the Hellenic Statistical Authority, the number of smokers in Greece has decreased greatly. The Institute of Public...

First Athens Cannabis Protestival To Take Place in May

The first official gathering and pro-cannabis legalization celebration has been organized by collectives and citizens in Greece. The festival called Athens Cannabis Protestival will...

Research: Impact of Greek Crisis on Disease

Tuberculosis, influenza, West Nile virus, transmitted diseases such as AIDS, pulmonary and dental diseases and mental illnesses such as depression, are the main health...

Emergency Measures Unveiled to Combat Smog over Greek Cities

According to the newspaper Kathimerini, a set of emergency measures were announced by the government on Thursday to combat smog from fireplaces in a...

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