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[Georgia (Country)] Georgian government allows cigarette smuggling from Abkhazia, Gali residents say

The Georgian government has unofficially given Gali residents a green light for smuggling cigarettes, likely as part of the election campaign, according to locals DFWatch spoke to. They have received explicit messages from Georgian law enforcers, they sa
Democracy & Freedom Watch (ge)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:11
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[Georgia (Country)] Why Georgia's presidential candidate gives out cannabis cigarettes

the distribution of cannabis (even for free) is still a criminal offense. In addition, it is forbidden to smoke in all public places;... According to Japaridze, he wanted to show with his public demonstration how absurd the situation is:
Vestnik Kavkaza
added Oct 23, 2018 17:39
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[Georgia (Country)] Tbilisi Comes Up For Air

Smoking is culturally embedded in Georgia, so the city chokes under a haze of tobacco smoke. “Georgians have a very welcome attitude towards smoking,” said Beka Gabadadze, a social worker, who took part in a campaign pressuring the government to impose a
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:26
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia introduces tough new tobacco law

Georgia introduced the first part of the country’s new comprehensive tobacco control law on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. The new law, which was passed by the Parliament of Georgia last year, was warmly welcomed by the Convention Secretariat. Andrew Black, the Tea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Georgia (Country)] Smoking ban in all indoor public places comes into force in Georgia

The law on tobacco control has come into force today meaning that smoking in public places such as bars, restaurants and offices is forbidden. In case of a violation, the owner of the venue will be charged 500 GEL; if the violation is repeated, the fine
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 3, 2018 18:09
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[Georgia (Country)] New Smoking Regulations Take Effect Today

Smoking of tobacco, including electronic cigarettes and Hookah, will be prohibited in all enclosed areas, with the exception of houses, psychiatric clinics, penitentiary facilities and casinos. Smoking will only be permitted in designated areas in the ai
Georgia Today (ge)
added May 3, 2018 17:56
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[Georgia (Country)] UN Supports Comprehensive Enactment of Tobacco-Control Legislation in Georgia

The UN Country Team in Georgia has said it welcomes the enactment of tobacco control legislation in the country. From May 1, 2018, the following measures enter into force: - a smoke-free policy introducing a ban of smoking in enclosed public and
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:49
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[Georgia (Country)] The scandal that just forced the CDC director to resign, explained

Fitzgerald has publicly dedicated her career to fighting tobacco, but Politico uncovered that her private investments in the industry date back much further than her current posting.
Vox Media
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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[Georgia (Country), Wisconsin] World Services of La Crosse to bow out, hoping network thrives

diminishing grant funding and a federal budget that proposes substantial funding cuts for the U.S. State Department....“I still have a smoking cessation program in Georgia,” a country bordered by Russia...“Smoking among seventh-graders has declined from 7
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Sep 4, 2017 11:24
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[Georgia (Country)] MONTANARI/THOMPSON: Georgia Should Protect IP Rights Not Weaken Them with Plain Packaging

the measure doesn’t work and significantly weakens the backbone legal structure of modern economies: intellectual property rights, which are responsible for creating IP-intensive industries that employ millions, pay higher wages, and contribute significan
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2017 23:30
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