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[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[Belarus, Europe] Lithuania caught up in spying, illicit border trade

In General Zydrunas Vaikasas' corner of the country, called the Dieveniskes Noose, it's mostly cartons of cigarettes named after the Belarusian capital, Minsk, that his team intercepts.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Dec 17, 2016 19:36
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Ministry of Health Initiates Adoption of Anti-Smoking Law in Belarus

Telegraf.by (by)
added May 11, 2012 10:06
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Do Belarusians Need Democracy To Live Longer And Healthier?

The shrinking pool of Belarusians is in part driven by a high death rate. ... The country has the highest share of young cigarette smokers in the post-Soviet space... On the other hand, the Belarusian government keeps alcohol and cigarette prices low.
Belarus Digest (by)
added Oct 6, 2014 12:36
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[Europe] Belarus, EU to step up cooperation in fight against tobacco smuggling

Chairman of the State Control Committee Leonid Anfimov met with Director-General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) Giovanni Kessler as part of the visit of an OLAF delegation to Belarus. The parties discussed cooperation between the EU and Belarus
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:37
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[Belarus, Europe, Pakistan, UK] Black market tobacco figures spark dispute

The study was commissioned by the tobacco industry and it examines the black market not just in the UK but across the whole of the European Union. But the report has sparked a major controversy with anti-smoking lobby groups accusing the companies of fu
Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21
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[Belarus] Lukashenko urges to step up anti-smoking campaign

It is essential to devise new anti-smoking approaches, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the session held on 28 July to discuss the sale and consumption of tobacco products and electronic smoking devices, BelTA has learned. “We can see than p
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:27
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WHO praises Belarus' progress in tobacco control

An assessment mission of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control visited Belarus in 2015. Lars Moller said that the final report of the WHO specialists was quite positive overall. The document emphasizes Belarus' progress in tobacco control, inclu
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:43
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Belarus against tobacco for World No Tobacco Day

Ministry of Health of Belarus conducted a national information and education campaign, called "Belarus against tobacco", between 11 and 31 May 2015. Culminating in World No Tobacco Day on 31 May, the campaign activities included:
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:28
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[Belarus, Europe] Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

The Baltic country’s border guard said on Friday it had found thousands of packets of cigarettes attached beneath blocks of ice on the river Neris, which runs into Lithuania from Belarus, since the ice began flowing two weeks ago. Around 1,000 packs wer
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31
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