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[Eastern Europe] Cigarette contraband in Latvia highest among Baltic States

Cigarette contraband remains rampant in Latvia with contraband cigarettes accounting for 25.2 percent of the total market, which is the highest share compared to other Baltic states, writes LETA, according to a survey by AC Nielsen market research compan
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Bulk tobacco smuggling increases, worrying OLAF and Commission

Illegal sale of cut tobacco is on the rise in Eastern and Southeastern Europe, depriving state budgets of millions of euros in unpaid taxes. The EU’s anti-fraud office OLAF says the reasons for the increase are not currently clear, while the Commission i
EurActiv
added Aug 29, 2017 13:53
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] A HAZY CRISIS: ILLICIT CIGARETTE SMUGGLING IN THE OSCE REGION

One of the most problematic regions for cigarette smuggling globally is the OSCE region. For example, studies estimate that €10.2 billion ($11.64 billion) is lost every year to this criminal activity in the European Union alone, where counterfeit cigare
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:41
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Smoking and mortality in Eastern Europe: results from the PrivMort retrospective cohort study of 177,376 individuals

confirm previous indirect estimates and show that more than 20% of all deaths in Eastern European men can be attributed to tobacco. The study also confirms the increasing trend in smoking-related deaths among women. These findings emphasize the importance
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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[UK] See the huge stash of dodgy eastern European cigarettes seized in Byker raid

This is the huge haul of illegal cigarettes taken from the streets of Newcastle after being smuggled in from eastern Europe. More than 16,000 illicit cigarettes were found when Newcastle City Council’s trading standards team swooped on a store in Byker.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] State aid under scrutiny

In its reply on January 23... ‘The Commission is not aware of aid granted to British American Tobacco (BAT) in Poland, Hungary, Romania or Croatia. It has, however, requested the authorities of those member states whether aid was granted to BAT after 1 Ju
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] Parliamentary questions: Subject: Closure of the British American Tobacco (BAT) plant in Bayreuth

decision was made to move the production of tobacco products from Bayreuth to Poland, Hungary, Romania and Croatia...1. Has the Polish, Hungarian, Romanian or Croatian State granted or promised regional aid or direct or indirect aid (for example, by crea
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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[Eastern Europe, Romania] Tobacco producers wait for new Government to set cigarette prices for next year

“The future price of cigarettes will largely depend on the tax regime, but also on the evolution of the regulatory framework,” Lazar explained, according to local News.ro. The price of cigarettes is strongly dependent the taxes imposed by the state. Th
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, UK] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes: How sniffer dogs uncover illicit trade

A BBC investigation has tracked how hundreds of millions of cigarettes made in one factory in Eastern Europe are being smuggled into the UK and sold illegally across the country. Smugglers buy the packs in Belarus for as little as 40p each then transport
BBC Online
added Dec 3, 2016 02:34
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] EU states 'unlikely to block new tobacco deal'

If the European Commission decides to renew an anti-smuggling agreement with tobacco firm Philip Morris International (PMI), it is likely to get the go ahead from EU capitals, this website found after asking diplomatic sources from each member state.
EUobserver.com
added Apr 13, 2016 14:43
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