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[Eastern Europe, Serbia] Bulgaria's Bulgartabac Permitted to Buy Bosnian Serb Tobacco Factory

Authorities in Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska (RS) have given the green light to the sale of the heavily indebted Banja Luka tobacco factory to Bulgarian Bulgartabac.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:30
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Low Life Expectancy Continues To Plague Former Soviet Countries

The combined effect of a steep increase in alcohol and tobacco consumption, both among working-age people and the younger generation, is the main trigger of cardiovascular disease, the article, "Health and Health Systems in the Commonwealth of Independen
Radio Free Europe
added Apr 5, 2013 13:50
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Tale of two life expectancies in Europe: Lancet

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
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 5, 2013 13:48
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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] 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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[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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