The enforcement of the anti-smoking law is not just a matter of public health. It will also test the country's public ethos, which has nothing to do with political parties.
This is the third time Greece is attempting to enforce the ban. And no matter how meticulous the police are in their efforts to enforce the rules, that alone will not be enough.
The infamous web of vested interests and corrupt relationships across the hierarchy of power, known in Greek as "diaploki," is a resilient, flexible and adjustable thing that adapts to all sorts of governments and ideologies. It is also universal by its very nature, in that it conforms to all regimes and tastes.
The Greek media landscape has entered a period of tumultuous changes and realignments that will have an impact for years to come.
However, the government does not seem to have learned from the mistakes of others where the results were nothing short of tragic, even though this is such an important area.
"We are living in separate worlds where party affiliation and social identities overlap.