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[Europe] Estonian officials are fighting against EU tobacco regulations

The Estonian Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications are critical towards the draft European Parliament and Council Directive on tobacco products, saying that the EU Tobacco Directive violates entrepreneurial rights and
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 14, 2013 21:26
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Estonian state wants to reduce tax-free alcohol and tobacco import

The Estonian government approved on Thursday of amendments to the draft law that toughens the conditions for bringing tax-free fuel, tobacco and alcohol to Estonia from third states, informs LETA.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:27
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[Russia] Share of contraband cigarettes continues to decline in the Estonian market

Contraband cigarettes account for 17.4% of Estonia's tobacco market, market research firm Nielsen's latest so-called empty pack study indicates, LETA/Delfi Ärileht reports... Russia is still the largest source of cigarettes without tax stamps (50.1%), fo
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 22, 2015 18:51
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Restrictions on e-cigarette trade to be enforced in Estonia

As of March 22, 2015, amendments to the Tobacco Act and related laws will come in force in Estonia and one of the major amendments is the advertising ban on products associated with tobacco products, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:24
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[Europe] Tough warning pictures will be printed on packs of cigarettes in Estonia

Estonian Social Ministry is compiling tobacco policy Green Book that will include a proposal, based on an EU directive, to "adorn" packs of cigarettes with tough warning pictures
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:01
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[Estonia] Reforms Due to Bring Further Restrictions for Smokers

The Ministry of Social Affairs plans to introduce new tobacco policies in the autumn. They had been put on hold in anticipation of a strict new EU directive expected to be implemented next year.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:02
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[Estonia, Russia] Duty-Free Allowances on Border Could Become Weekly Limits

Officials plan to tighten up the rules on duty-free allowances for cigarettes and alcohol on Estonia's border with Russia.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Oct 9, 2012 03:10
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[Estonia] Daily: Smoking While Pregnant Could Become Legally Sanctionable

A bill has been drafted by the Ministry of Justice that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus. A person can be held accountable for killing a human fetus, according to current law, but if t
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:03
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[Estonia] Alcohol, Tobacco Still Eroding Healthy Life Expectancy, Experts Say

Healthy life expectancy has dropped in the last three years to just 55.5 - seven years off the EU average. Experts point to a combination of increased tobacco and alcohol use and financial insecurity from the last recession.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jul 16, 2013 05:05
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Estonia bans smoking in cars if minors present

Estonia’s Ministry of Social Affairs plans to introduce a fine for smoking in vehicles in the presence of minors, local media report. Smoking of tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, in cars in the presence of at least one minor would lead t
eNCA (za)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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