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[Moldova] The machine that flooded UK with 7billion fake fags

Detectives from Imperial Tobacco traced “Machine 18” to the tiny Moldovan breakaway state of Transnistria — dubbed the most lawless place in Europe. ... Imperial believes there are 90 other machines used by gangs worldwide, but added: “With Border Agency
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:54
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[Czech Republic] Czech president, chain-smoker, approves smoking ban in bars

President Milos Zeman has put to an end the Czech Republic's status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. Zeman, a chain smoker, signed into law on Tuesday a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes after it was approved by both hous
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2017 19:42
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Who Smokes Most: A surprising map of smoking rates by country

Nobody lights up like Eastern Europe, where average annual consumption can exceed 2,000 cigarettes per person. The very highest rate is in Serbia (2,861 cigarettes per person per year), according to data from 71 countries compiled by the World Lung Found
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
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Tons of contraband cigarettes go from Belarus to Lithuania 5

The illegal cigarettes market in Lithuania remains one of Europe’s largest, second to the one of Latvia, and in 2013 it accounted to 27.1% of the total tobacco market, which follows from the latest research, done by the KPMG all over Europe, ru.Delfi.lt
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Jul 1, 2014 15:30
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Transnational Tobacco Company Interests in Smokeless Tobacco in Europe: Analysis of Internal Industry Documents and Contemporary Industry Materials

BAT's early interest in introducing SLT in Europe was based on the potential for creating an alternative form of tobacco use in light of declining cigarette sales and social restrictions on smoking, with young people a key target. We conclude that by inve
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 11, 2013 13:11
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[UK] Tobacco industry to fight 'standardised' cigarette packs in Europe

major cigarette manufacturers including Philip Morris International and Imperial Tobacco are keeping a close eye on developments in Europe, where policymakers are pushing through revised legislation on tobacco products. Among the European Commission's pr
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 3, 2013 15:20
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[Belarus] Lithuania's and Latvia's illicit tobacco market remain among biggest in Europe

Illicit cigarettes last year accounted for 18.7% of Lithuania's total tobacco product market, down by 9.6 percentage points year-on-year. If these cigarettes had been purchased legally, the government would have raised around 66 million euros in addition
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:31
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[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Kiev Needs Self-Criticism and Tough Love

Allegations that the Mukacheve firefight was actually over control of the illegal cigarette smuggling business in this border region are all too credible. While the flow of illegal cigarettes into Europe from Ukraine has actually fallen over the past year
Russia! (blog)
added Jul 21, 2015 16:07
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[Canada] Tobacco smugglers busted

About 60 people have been arrested for allegedly belonging to a ring of contraband tobacco smugglers that extended to South America and Europe, Quebec provincial police said Wednesday. The accused were allegedly members of a highly structured criminal o
Canadian Press
added Mar 31, 2016 20:12
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Philip Morris Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

Results were driven by favorable pricing and volume mix as well as strong performance in Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, and the European region.
NASDAQ
added Jun 27, 2012 15:32
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