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[Czech Republic] Police uncover foreigner group producing fake cigarettes

Czech police have uncovered a group of foreigners who have allegedly produced fake cigarettes and also imported them from Asia, police spokesman Jaroslav Ibehej told CTK Thursday.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Oct 6, 2012 13:22
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech lower house approves higher cigarette tax

The Czech lower house approved a tax rise on cigarettes and tobacco on Wednesday, a move that will raise 1.4 billion crowns ($72.81 million) for next year's budget while softening the price jump needed to meet EU norms by 2014. The Czech Republic must br
Reuters
added Sep 26, 2012 12:06
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[Czech Republic] LN: Cigarette and alcohol tax least of evils

There are no good taxes, but the excise duties on alcohol and cigarettes are the least harmful since they are levied on superfluous drugs and he who wants them must pay, Lenka Zlamalova writes in Lidove noviny yesterday.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:10
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[Czech Republic] Czechs mull blanket ban on smoking in restaurants: report

"We will submit a new version of the law, the toughest ever here -- a complete ban on smoking in restaurants," the Lidove noviny broadsheet quoted deputy health minister Martin Plisek as saying.
EUbusiness
added Aug 17, 2012 12:41
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[Czech Republic] Czechs mull blanket ban on smoking

The Czech Republic is contemplating a blanket ban on smoking in restaurants, a step that would put the country on par with many of its EU peers, Czech media reported. "We will submit a new version of the law, the toughest ever here - a complete ban on sm
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 16, 2012 12:58
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[Czech Republic, UK, USA] Henry Scowcroft: More Evidence That We Need to Stop Tobacco Marketing

So we wanted to highlight three studies published in June that, taken together, reinforce the urgent need to stop cigarette companies marketing their deadly wares. The first two studies show how tobacco companies manipulated national and international p
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:50
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine] Region: Zeroing in on border smuggling

This illegal trade is driven by the enormous price differentials for cigarettes in the EU and its Eastern Neighborhood - a pack of smokes can cost less than 1 euro in Ukraine, 5 euros in Germany and £7.50 in the United Kingdom.
Prague Post (cz)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:45
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[Czech Republic] AUDIO: Radio Prague - The e-cigarette phenomenon - study finds a third of Czech smokers have tried the new "safe" cigarettes

Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 2, 2012 17:25
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[Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Russia] Czech police catch group of cigarette smugglers

The Czech police caught two Czech, a Polish and a Ukrainian man who smuggled cigarettes produced in Russia and the case is connected with a recently uncovered 700-metre tunnel under the border between Ukraine and Slovakia
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Aug 2, 2012 04:22
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[Czech Republic] Kalousek Favors Lower Tax on Pricier Cigarettes, MF Dnes Says

Czech Finance Minister Miroslav Kalousek prefers to raise the tax on cheaper tobacco products rather than on pricier brands, so that Philip Morris would keep its production facility in the country, Mlada Fronta Dnes said citing the minister.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 13, 2012 06:18
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