Headlines Tagged with Estonia — 63 headlines found
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
Aug 4, 2016 eNCA (za)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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
Jun 30, 2016 The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:51
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
Sep 22, 2015 The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 22, 2015 18:51
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.
Mar 18, 2015 The Baltic Course (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:24
“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,”
Oct 3, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2014 13:09
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.
Oct 2, 2014 Baltic Times (lv)
added Oct 2, 2014 10:31
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.
Jan 16, 2014 The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:32
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
Aug 28, 2013 Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:03
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.
Aug 7, 2013 Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 16:02
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
Aug 29, 2013 Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:40