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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Health gap in Europe wider than ever

Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies, The Lancet reported on Wednesday. Alcohol, tobacco and road accidents head a list of problems that lie behind premature death i
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 30, 2013 14:57
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[Eastern Europe, Germany] German Court Jails Cigarette Gang Leader

A German-Russian criminal was sentenced on Monday to nine years imprisonment by a German Court following a complex international investigation co-ordinated by OLAF. The investigation involved authorities in Germany, Poland, Belgium, Latvia, Estonia and S
RTTNews.com
added Mar 11, 2013 17:50
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Borg signals compromise possible on tobacco additives

The Commissioner for health and consumer affairs has signalled that European tobacco producers may include additives in Burley tobacco, offering East European tobacco producers a compromise that could enable them to continue production.
EurActiv
added Mar 5, 2013 12:19
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[Eastern Europe, Europe] Tobacco smugglers thrive on EU's eastern border

Prohibitive prices of cigarettes and alcohol encourage smuggling, according to participants at a recent conference in Warsaw on smuggling across the EU's eastern border. EurActiv Poland reports. The conference, organised by EurAcitv Poland with the supp
EurActiv
added Feb 12, 2013 07:09
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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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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Who Smokes Most: A surprising map of smoking rates by country

Nobody lights up like Eastern Europe, where average annual consumption can exceed 2,000 cigarettes per person. The very highest rate is in Serbia (2,861 cigarettes per person per year), according to data from 71 countries compiled by the World Lung Found
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
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[Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Eastern Europe, Georgia (Country), Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine] Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet Countries

We obtained cigarette packets of each of the 10 most smoked cigarette brands in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. . . . Despite progress in the use of health warning messages, gaps still remain—particularly wi
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2012 05:24
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Imperial Tobacco Forecasts Increased Revenue on Eastern Europe

Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT), the maker of West and Davidoff cigarettes, forecast higher full-year sales, helped by growth in Eastern Europe.
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2012 14:43
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Tobacco: Eastern European Market Growth Stubbed Out by Soaring Russian Taxation

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PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2012 11:12
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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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