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[Cyprus] House slaps tax on e-cigarettes

The law introduces a new category called ‘liquid for electronic cigarette use’ with a consumption tax of €0.12 per ml of liquid. Additionally, the bill provides for heat-not-burn tobacco products that are expected to soon be imported to Cyprus and be ch
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 1, 2017 00:34

[Cyprus] Customs confiscate cigarettes

Customs confiscated more than 16kg of tobacco and 500 packs of cigarette found in the luggage of passengers at Larnaca airport... The passenger was arrested but was released after agreeing to pay €4,800 which includes the unpaid tax and a fine. On the
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:44

[Cyprus] Tobacco smugglers fined more than €11,000

Customs officers seized more than 41 kilos of nargile tobacco and arrested three people on Sunday for tax evasion. At around 11.30am officers who checked the luggage of a passenger arriving at Larnaca airport found 25.4 kilos of tobacco in his possession
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added May 31, 2017 00:16

[Cyprus] Smoking laws passed by parliament

With 22 votes for, 21 against and with one abstention the House carried the smoking bill which for months had been a subject of debate amongst lawmakers. An amendment tabled by ruling Disy, describing external areas as covered areas with at least one p (Cyprus Magazine) (cy)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21

[Cyprus] New smoking law scrapes through

Legislative amendments attached to the government bill on smoking watered down many of its initially draconian clauses on Friday, prompting outrage by opposition parties, though the bill was eventually voted into law by the slimmest of margins.
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21

[Cyprus, Spain] Tales from the Coffeeshop: Smoking casinos, fun for all the family

a casino resort had been opened in Spain, but did not last long. The reason it failed was because smoking was not allowed, Lakkotrypis said, in all seriousness. We, smart Cypriots would not be so naive – our casino law stipulates that smoking would be a
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 16, 2016 13:57

[Cyprus, Turkey, Ukraine] Over 3 million cigarette packets seized from vessel in Istanbul

during an operation on a Ukraine-flagged dry cargo vessel passing through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on July 14, the largest amount of cigarette packages ever seized on water. The vessel carrying over 100 tons of cigarettes worth more than 28.5 million
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 15, 2016 12:14

[Cyprus] A third of Cypriots smoke

As many as one third of Cypriots smoke, creating one of the highest percentages in Europe, Health Minister Giorgos Pamporidis said on Monday at the start of an island-wide anti-smoking campaign. Addressing a press conference, Pamboridis noted that “smok (Cyprus Magazine) (cy)
added May 30, 2016 19:54

One third of people in Cyprus smoke, passive smoking at 55 percent of workplaces

Cypriot Health Minister George Pamborides has said. "Smoking constitutes a primary risk factor in Cyprus since we have one of the highest percentages of smokers in Europe, estimated to be 31 percent of the population,” Pamborides said.
Famagusta Gazette (cy)
added May 30, 2016 19:47

[Cyprus] Karpas farmers pin hops on tobacco crop

Villagers in the Karpas region are hoping their latest crop of tobacco plant (nicotiana) seedlings produces a sustainable harvest after a 12-year break in production. The last tobacco harvest in the region was 12 years ago in 2004, despite a failed atte (Cyprus Magazine) (cy)
added Mar 14, 2016 00:44
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