Headlines Tagged with Belarus — 52 headlines found
[Balkans, Eastern Europe] Poland Loses $266 Million Annually Due To Belarusian Contraband Cigarettes
“It is a chain of cigarettes’ supply from Belarus and Ukraine via the Baltic States. This problem is growing, but we are dealing with it,” the words of Slawomir Pichor, Vice Head of Customs Service, are quoted by Informacyjna Agencja Radiowa.
Oct 22, 2015 Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Oct 23, 2015 07:36
The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine confiscated 112,500 packs of smuggled cigarettes without excise stamps in the Volyn region.
Jul 31, 2015 Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:17
[Belarus, Ukraine] Smugglers try to smuggle 300 bags full of cigarettes from Zakarpattia region to Slovakia
"All cigarettes were made in Belarus (Grodno tobacco factory Neman) […] The finding of the cigarettes indicates insufficient control on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border," the report says.
Jul 27, 2015 Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:57
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:
Jun 18, 2015 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:28
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
Jun 2, 2015 Western Daily Press (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:21
[Belarus, Ukraine] Two dead after plane carrying 'cigarette smugglers' crashes into house while flying low 'to avoid radar'
A plane police say was attempting to smuggle thousands of packets of cigarettes into Europe has hit a power line and crashed, killing at least two people on board. It is believed the Antonov An-2 multi-role light utility biplane was flying low in order
Apr 6, 2015 The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 16:33
[Belarus, Germany, Poland, Russia] Bark to the drawing board! Crooks are caught out after trying to smuggle cigarettes out of Ukraine by hiding them in hollowed out tree trunks
Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks. The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland f
Mar 17, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:56
approved the quotas for the production of tobacco goods to be sold in the country in 2015 at last year's level which was 30 billion pieces, reads Resolution No. 1260 of the Council of Ministers dated 30 December 2014, BelTA learned from the press service
Jan 6, 2015 Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Jan 6, 2015 18:14
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
Dec 1, 2014 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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.
Oct 6, 2014 Belarus Digest (by)
added Oct 6, 2014 12:36