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Activists Protest Armenian Government’s Proposed Anti-Smoking Measures

While much of the world has adopted similar public smoking bans, including neighboring Russia and Turkey, the Caucasus remain stubbornly devoted to smoking indoors. And the proposed law in Armenia has drawn heavy criticism. One target was the level of th
EurasiaNet
added Feb 9, 2018 17:42
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Cigarette production up 19.9% in Armenia in 2017

Armenia produced a total of 28,476,600 units of cigarettes in 2017, whereas the production stood at 23,754,400 cigarettes in January-December 2016. According to the statistics, more than 50 percent of Armenian men and almost 4 percent of women above 16 y
Panorama.am (am)
added Feb 3, 2018 13:31
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Every second man in Armenia is a smoker, survey reveals

More that half of the male population of Armenia - 51,5% - are smokers, while 1.8% of women are in the country’s smoking community, a new report by the health ministry revealed recently. 94.3% of smokers prefer factory-made cigarettes, the STEPS national
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:44
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Alternative may be found to harsh prohibition of smoking in Armenia - media

The draft law proposed by the Armenian healthcare ministry which implies prohibition of smoking in public places and big fines for offenders has aroused discord among the cabinet ministers....Many of them were apposed to the draft law. They said enforceme
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:34
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[Europe] Armenia asks EEC for 8-month deferment for enacting tobacco production related technical regulation

asked the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC)...to grant it an 8-month deferment for enacting a technical regulation that enters into force on November 15, requiring that cigarette packs produced in EEU member countries place frightening images on the pac
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:35
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[Armenia] Government approves anti-smoking strategy

reviewing and amending the current legislative field, developing the capacities of healthcare organizations... eliminating smoking among teenagers..."So, smoke less", Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said, commenting on the anti-smoking strategy presented
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Aug 4, 2017 12:44
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Armenian Government Approves Anti-Smoking Plan

included legislative changes, the improvement of healthcare services, better informing of citizens, and international cooperation. The changes would also prohibit advertising tobacco products and would compel companies to include photographs on their war
Armenian Weekly
added Aug 4, 2017 00:55
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Armenia’s Cabinet approves anti-smoking strategy

The Armenian Government approved at a session on Thursday the anti-smoking strategy and the 2017-2020 action plan to that end. Armenia’s Minister of Health Levon Altunyan noted that the control plan aims at taking measures to drive down tobacco use in t
Panorama.am (am)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:29
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Armenia will impose limitations on the use of electronic cigarettes

Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:25
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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