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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Has The War In Ukraine Moved To A Second Front?

Local reports suggest the Mukhacheve violence may have been the result of a business dispute. Cross-border smuggling of cigarettes and other contraband is said to be worth billions of dollars in Transcarpathia, with its easy ground access to Romania, Hun
Radio Free Europe
added Jul 14, 2015 11:03
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Hungary, UK] Jarrow cigarette filter factory looking to close because of decline in

As part of the proposal, 10 new roles will be created at the company’s Smokeless Nicotine Devices business, located on Jarrow’s Shaftesbury Avenue site, which be unaffected by the move. In addition, Essentra will explore opportunities for staff to reloc
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 10, 2015 10:02
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, UK] Taking the fight to cigarette smugglers

In addition to a close cooperation with EU member states, international partners and stakeholders, these agreements have been proven effective. Since 2006 the number of seized Philip Morris cigarettes has declined by 85% and other brands covered by the a
New Europe
added Jun 1, 2015 10:55
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[Mid-east] Waterpipe tobacco smoking prevalence and correlates in 25 Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

Waterpipe tobacco smoking, including dual waterpipe and cigarette use, is alarmingly high in several Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern European countries. Ongoing waterpipe tobacco smoking surveillance is warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] 10 countries where people smoke the most

Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to TobaccoAtlas.org. Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38
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[Eastern Europe, UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland] Criminal gangs link to one in ten cigarettes

tobacco smuggling in Scotland has risen by a third in the past two years and is being used to fund paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland and Eastern European criminal gangs, according to a new report.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:09
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[Eastern Europe, Ireland] New restrictions on duty-free cigarettes

NEW rules will come into force on January 1, restricting the number of cigarettes brought into Ireland for personal use by individuals travelling from Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Romania.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Dec 25, 2013 21:47
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[Eastern Europe, Serbia] LYNCH: DEATH & TAXES / Part 2: How to win brand loyalists and influence the finance ministry.

Balkanist
added Sep 26, 2013 01:15
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LYNCH: BUYING EASTERN EUROPE: THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY TAKEOVER

Part 1: How Big Tobacco bought Eastern Europe with sex, smuggling, and cheap cigarettes. Eastern Europe’s most exclusive teen dance parties are shrouded in an air of almost Masonic secrecy. Or so I learn when I call up the national headquarters of the c
Balkanist
added Sep 26, 2013 01:10
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