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    • Ashtrays and Signage as Determinants of a Smoke-Free Legislation’s Success 

      Vardavas, Constantine I.; Agaku, Israel; Patelarou, Evridiki; Anagnostopoulos, Nektarios; Nakou, Chrysanthi; Dramba, Vassiliki; Giourgouli, Gianna; Argyropoulou, Paraskevi; Antoniadis, Antonis; Gourgoulianis, Konstantinos; Ourda, Despoina; Lazuras, Lambros; Bertic, Monique; Lionis, Christos; Connolly, Gregory; Behrakis, Panagiotis (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Introduction: Successful smoke-free legislation is dependent on political will, enforcement and societal support. We report the success and pitfalls of a non-enforced nationwide smoke-free legislation in Greece, as well ...
    • Design and Study Protocol of the Maternal Smoking Cessation During Pregnancy Study, (M-SCOPE) 

      Loukopoulou, Andriani N; Vardavas, Constantine Ilias; Farmakides, George; Rossolymos, Christos; Chrelias, Charalambos; Tzatzarakis, Manolis N; Tsatsakis, Aristidis; Lymberi, Maria; Connolly, Gregory N; Behrakis, Panagiotis K. (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Maternal smoking is the most significant cause of preventable complications during pregnancy, with smoking cessation during pregnancy shown to increase birth weight and reduce preterm birth among pregnant women ...
    • Nursing Education and Beliefs Towards Tobacco Cessation and Control: A Cross-sectional National Survey (GHPSS) among Nursing Students in Greece 

      Patelarou, Evridiki; Vardavas, Constantine Ilias; Ntzilepi, Penelope; Warren, Charles W; Barbouni, Anastasia; Kremastinou, Jenny; Connolly, Gregrory N.; Behrakis, Panagiotis K. (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Within the healthcare system, nurses have the ability to influence their patients' smoking habits through counselling. Therefore, it is of great importance to appropriately train health professionals on smoking ...
    • Tobacco taxation: the importance of earmarking the revenue to health care and tobacco control 

      Vardavas, Constantine Ilias; Filippidis, Filippos T; Agaku, Israel; Mytaras, Vasileios; Bertic, Monique; Connolly, Gregrory N.; Tountas, Yannis; Behrakis, Panagiotis K. (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Background: Increases in tobacco taxation are acknowledged to be one of the most effective tobacco control interventions. This study aimed at determining the mediating role of socioeconomical status (SES) and the earmarking ...