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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] World unites to combat illegal trade in tobacco

A new treaty promotes international efforts to address the economic and public health effects of the tobacco black market.
Southeast European Times
added Nov 23, 2012 11:33
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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, UK] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire: Negotiations with tobacco firms must be transparent

suspicion is that these powerful multinationals are using their influence in a (literally) unhealthy manner, and attempting to make the European Union agree to provisions that would seriously harm efforts to cut back on tobacco smoking
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 23:48
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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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[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, 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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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Commercialization and Distributorship Agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals for Mysimba® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl prolonged release) for 18 Central and Eastern European Countries and Turkey

Serious neuropsychiatric reactions have occurred in patients taking bupropion for smoking cessation...Although CONTRAVE is not approved for smoking cessation, observe all patients for neuropsychiatric reactions. Instruct the patient to contact a healthcar
PR Newswire
added Mar 15, 2016 15:31
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[Eastern Europe] The unequal health of Europeans: successes and failures of policies

The falls in mortality noted in western Europe are associated with many different causes of death and show the combined effects of economic growth, improved health care, and successful health policies (eg, tobacco control, road traffic safety).
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:41
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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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