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Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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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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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] 10 countries where people smoke the most

Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to TobaccoAtlas.org. Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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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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[Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia] No agreement on unified excise duties on tobacco, alcohol in Customs Union yet

Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan have not yet come to an agreement on the unified excise duties on tobacco and alcohol, Deputy Finance Minister Dmitry Kiyko told a press conference hosted by BelTA on 25 April. According to the official, as a rule
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Apr 25, 2014 14:41
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Belarus launches nationwide anti-smoking campaign

The nationwide information and educational anti-smoking campaign is running in Belarus from 18 to 21 November, BelTA learned from the Healthcare Ministry of Belarus. The campaign, which aims to raise the awareness of the Belarusians of the harmful effect
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Nov 19, 2013 18:01
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[Belarus] Alcohol and tobacco manufacturers will focus on foreign markets

Belarus increased excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol. As a natural result, the sales of alcohol and tobacco products decreased. Belarusian manufacturers of these products, given the reduced domestic market opportunities are forced to look for export opti
Solidarity with Belarus Information Office (by)
added May 21, 2013 16:53
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[Ireland] Financial Times: Belarus supplies smuggled cigarettes in the UK

Cigarette factories in Belarus and Ukraine have also been pinpointed by customs officials as selling to criminal gangs, who smuggle them into the EU. Greece has become a popular route for tobacco smugglers recently as its borders are porous because of th
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Apr 18, 2013 12:16
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[Eastern Europe, UK] Smugglers' secret tricks to send cigarettes into Europe: Pictures reveal Belarusian gangs fit cars with 'smoke holes' where dozens of fakes can be stashed

From scores of cigarette boxes stashed inside a spare tyre, to packets piled high behind a rear bumper, they show the array of hidden compartments created in eastern European smugglers' cars. It is thought that some garages in Belarus - where the pictur
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:37
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