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Market share of illicit cigarettes down 1.6 pp in Estonia

Altogether 13.3% of the packs of tobacco products found in Estonia have been brought into the country as illicit goods, which is 1.6 percentage points less than the year before, it appears from a survey carried out by Nielsen, cites
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 17:02
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[Belarus, Russia] Estonian customs find 50,000 illicit cigarettes hidden in SUV

customs officials found almost 50,000 cigarettes with Belarus tax stamps hidden in a BMW SUV that they checked on the Estonian-Russian border at the end of last week, informs LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:04
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[Russia] Hotspot – Estonia

Recently, cigarette smugglers have been crossing at various points on the Estonian-Russian border. Russian cigarettes are carried into Estonia ...Smugglers...provide ideal opportunities to harvest intelligence on the readiness of the EBG and the state of
Geographical Magazine (Royal Geographical Society) (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 11:54
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Large amount of contraband cigarettes found in car on Estonia-Russia border

The Mercedes-Benz with a Russian license plate and with a 33-year-old Russian citizen behind the steering wheel was stopped at the Koidula border crossing point in southeastern Estonia at 4:10 p.m., spokespeople for the South prefecture said.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:34
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More tobacco products bought by Estonians in Latvia

Although the market for counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in Estonia has contracted to 13.3% of total consumption, cross-border flows from Latvia are increasing, a survey by KPMG indicates, cites LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:16
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[Estonia] These Cigarette Smugglers Are On The Frontlines Of Russia’s Spy Wars

Russia is recruiting smugglers on its western frontier to work as spies and informants in an attempt to destabilize its neighbor Estonia, a gateway to the European Union and NATO, a BuzzFeed News investigation can reveal. At least five men have been arre
BuzzFeed
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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Physicians’ views on the role of smoking in smoking-related diseases: findings from cross-sectional studies from 1982–2014 in Estonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 1982 to 2014, physicians’ attitudes towards the health risks of smoking improved in Estonia. However, their assessment of a causal role of smoking in smoking-related diseases was related to their own smoking habits and ethnicity. A further decline
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:55
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[Estonia, Sweden] On the hunt for contraband cigarettes

the Tax and Customs Board (MTA) has managed to reduce the market share of contraband cigarettes by half...The following is an account of one of their most successful operations—involving a contraband cigarette factory in Tartu County.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:20
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Unreported wages cost Estonia €106 million in 2016

The number of illicit cigarettes on the market has remained unchanged, however the market share of such cigarettes has grown as a result of a general reduction in smoking. In 2016, 16 percent of smokers had knowingly purchased illicit cigarettes, compare
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 12, 2017 22:11
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Estonian govt planning to ban display of tobacco products in stores

The changes to the Tobacco Act would expand the regulation sphere of the law to prevent and reduce the spread of addiction and health damage as a result of tobacco and tobacco products, it is written on Thursday's agenda of the government.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:42
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