EU health official slams Greek minister for defying smoking ban

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis gestures after a news conference in Brasilia, Brazil March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

ATHENS (Reuters) – The European Union’s top health official hit out at Greece’s deputy health minister for publicly defying the country’s smoking ban, saying in remarks published on Tuesday the practice was shameful. EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, in Athens to mark World Cancer Day, was asked by Kathimerini newspaper to comment on a 2016 […]

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