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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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[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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[Europe] Head of Estonian Navy Resigns in Smuggling Scandal

The commander of the Estonian Navy, Captain Sten Sepper, has resigned from his post following the discovery of smuggled liquor and cigarettes aboard a minehunting ship. Customs officials said that earlier this month they found over 50 cases of cigarette
Maritime Executive
added Nov 24, 2016 15:42
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Estonian NATO ship captain steps down amid smuggling scandal

56 cases of cigarettes and 1,000 liters of alcohol were found onboard the Estonian minehunter Sakala, which is taking part in NATO operations in the Baltic Sea...amount of cigarettes and alcohol discovered was over five times the value it needed to be to
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:39
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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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