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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, 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] Philip Morris International signs a new three-year Agreement with Greek government for the purchase of Greek oriental tobacco and announces that Papastratos will head a cluster of markets including Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Malta and Greece

announced today a Cooperation Agreement with the Greek Government for the purchase of Greek oriental tobacco for the next three years. In the presence of the Prime Minister Mr. Alexis Tsipras, the Minister of Agriculture Mr. Vaggelis Apostolou and the Chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 27, 2016 01:39
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Moldova, Ukraine] Task Force Tobacco agrees plans for fighting tobacco-smuggling

EUBAM‘s Task Force Tobacco Group meeting took place in Chisinau on 21-22 October. The event brought together experts from law enforcement agencies in Moldova, Ukraine,... as well as major cigarette producers such as British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco
European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM)
added Oct 28, 2015 11:05
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[Balkans, Eastern Europe] Poland Loses $266 Million Annually Due To Belarusian Contraband Cigarettes

“It is a chain of cigarettes’ supply from Belarus and Ukraine via the Baltic States. This problem is growing, but we are dealing with it,” the words of Slawomir Pichor, Vice Head of Customs Service, are quoted by Informacyjna Agencja Radiowa.
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Oct 23, 2015 07:36
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[Armenia, Eastern Europe, Russia] EEU member states to harmonize excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products

Members of the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will adopt a decision before the end of 2015 to harmonize excise duties on alcohol and tobacco products, Timur Suleimenov, a Eurasian Economic Commission minister for finance policies, told a Eurasia
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Oct 22, 2015 19:00
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[Eastern Europe] Crime gangs making 900 per cent profit on illegal cigarettes sold in Ireland

The gangs are flogging the smokes, many of which have been found to contain rat poison, lead, arsenic and even human excrement, on the streets ... It’s estimated one in every four packets sold here has been smuggled into the country illegally – costing
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:29
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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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