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Alcohol consumption, smoking and overweight as a burden for health care services utilization: a cross-sectional study in Estonia

Overweight and smoking had the largest impact on health care utilization in Estonia. Considering the high prevalence of these behavioural risk factors, health policies should prioritize preventive programs that promote healthy lifestyles in order to decr
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Aug 24, 2013 11:40
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[Estonia] Quarter of Cigarettes Smoked Are Illegal, Says Tax Authority

The Tax and Customs Board drew attention to an extensive black market for some goods, and pegged the share of illegal smokes at as much as 25 percent.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added May 22, 2013 13:12
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[Russia] Estonia to limit number of cigarettes packs brought from neighboring Rssia

Estonia might limit the number of imported packs of cigarettes up to two units per week for travelers crossing the Russia-Estonia border, the Estonian national broadcasting corporation ERR said in a statement.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:01
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Estonian retailers oppose further limitations imposed on tobacco sales and consumption

The Estonian Association of Retailers finds that instead of opposing new tobacco bans and limitations, the State ought to increase the efficiency of supervision of existing standards and pay more attention on limiting the illegal tobacco market, writes L
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Aug 12, 2012 19:00
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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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Estonia to impose total smoking ban throughout all prisons

Smoking will be banned in all prisons across Estonia from October 1, 2017, according to a decree signed by the Estonian justice minister. "The smoking ban in prisons applies to both prisoners, detainees and the staff in order to protect health and promot
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:10
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[Estonia, Russia] Customs Finds 220000 Illegal Smokes on Passenger Bus

Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 5, 2012 14:59
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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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[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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[Europe] Estonian navy chief resigns over contraband scandal

The commander of the Estonian navy has resigned after a warship was found to be carrying large quantities of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes. Sten Sepper said that he took full responsibility for 56 cases of undeclared cigarettes and 1,000 litres of unde
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 22:29
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