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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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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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[Europe] Estonia's public revenue reduced by EUR 31 mln by illegal cigarettes

According to a study conducted by KPMG, the illicit cigarette trade caused a loss of 31 million euros to Estonia in 2015... "While the consumption of illicit cigarettes decreased in both the European Union and Estonia last year, the black market still ac
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:51
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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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[Russia] Estonia arrests former KGB officers

“There are constant attempts to smuggle illegal immigrants, alcohol, tobacco, and light arms into Estonia. Given the present state of affairs concerning the border control, I assume that only a portion of the smuggling is actually prevented or detected,”
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2014 13:09
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[Estonia, Russia] Eesti in brief

Tax and Customs Board department deputy director Raul Koppelmaa said that an estimated 4,000-5,000 people in Estonia are involved in smuggling and marketing contraband cigarettes, reports Public Broadcasting.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Oct 2, 2014 10:31
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The share of smuggled Byelorussian cigarettes increases in Estonia

According to the so-called empty pack study of market research company Nielsen, the share of smuggled Byelorussian cigarettes is increasing in Estonia while the share of illegal Russian cigarettes is falling, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:32
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[Estonia] Greater Dangers to Pregnancy Than Smoking, Says Minister

Minister of Justice Hanno Pevkur said a new bill that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus, does not necessarily include smoking. As Eesti Päevaleht reported on Wednesday, a person can be
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:40
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