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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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[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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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] 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] 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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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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[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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[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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[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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