Headlines Tagged with Eastern Europe — 121 headlines found
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 ... Alcohol, tobacco and road accidents head a list of problems that lie behind premature death in the forme
Mar 28, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 5, 2013 13:48
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
Mar 26, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 30, 2013 14:57
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).
Mar 27, 2013 The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:41
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
Mar 11, 2013 RTTNews.com
added Mar 11, 2013 17:50
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.
Mar 5, 2013 EurActiv
added Mar 5, 2013 12:19
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
Feb 12, 2013 EurActiv
added Feb 12, 2013 07:09
A new treaty promotes international efforts to address the economic and public health effects of the tobacco black market.
Nov 23, 2012 Southeast European Times
added Nov 23, 2012 11:33
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
Oct 19, 2012 Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
[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
Oct 9, 2012 Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2012 05:24
Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT), the maker of West and Davidoff cigarettes, forecast higher full-year sales, helped by growth in Eastern Europe.
Sep 20, 2012 Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2012 14:43