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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30

[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

[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42

[New York] Death of a Man in Custody Adds Fuel to a Dispute Over a Policing Strategy

officers had tangled with Mr. Garner time and time again, arresting him for selling untaxed cigarettes ...another shop owner, acknowledged giving up on selling cigarettes because there were so many men, like Mr. Garner, who could undercut him on the sidew
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2014 02:38

Cigarettes in Greece

With the way prices are currently, premium brands are set to gain share in the coming years. Overall, however, cigarette sales are expected to continue to decline, partly due to the recession, with more Greeks quitting or at least reducing their consumpt
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:04

Smoking Tobacco in Greece

Illicit trade of raw tobacco in bulk will continue to pose a major threat to growth. In areas where tobacco is cultivated, ie Agrinio and Xanthi, packaged RYO sales are set to drop tremendously. This will also be the case in mainland Greece, where raw to
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:03

Tobacco in Greece

Volume sales of tobacco products in Greece continued to decline in 2013. This was partly the result of ever more Greeks quitting smoking, mainly due to the fact that they can no longer afford it, but was also due to rising health awareness and illicit tob
Euromonitor International
added Jul 19, 2014 23:32

[Ireland] Budget a chance to call bluff of the tobacco industry, says cancer charity

As part of their pre-budget submission, the cancer society called for a ‘price escalator’ on cigarettes that would see an annual increase of 50c. According to the society, this will not lead to an increase in illicit trade of cigarettes despite claims f
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:44

[Thailand] Officials hand out confiscated booze and cigarettes for making pesticide

The Samutsongkram Excise Department has handed out confiscated booze and cigarettes to local farmers in order for them to make homemade pesticide. After being biologically fermented for about a week, the solution from the mixture the two ingredients--bo
added Jul 18, 2014 17:34

AUDIO: Smoking statistics rather alarming in Russia

76 percent of Russia's population - both smokers and non-smokers - welcome the idea of banning smoking in all public places. This probably means that Russian society is ready to deal with the smoking issue. Experts say it won't take long for people to get
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:13
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