Hefty price paid for Greek smoking habits | Greece News | Al Jazeera

Hefty price paid for Greek smoking habits

Smoking-related healthcare costs more than $4bn in country where more than 40 percent of adults smoke.

    Greeks are among the EU's most determined smokers.

    It is estimated more than 40 percent of Greek adults smoke - well above the EU's average of 29 percent.

    Apart from the high taxes on cigarettes, Greeks are paying a higher price with the cost of their health.

    Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from Athens.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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