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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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[Georgia (Country)] MZHAVANADZE: How to Prevent the Tobacco Law from Going Up in Smoke?

the recently proposed changes can be considered the most radical step towards a tobacco-free society in Georgia. The new draft law comprehensively covers production, packaging, marketing, advertising, selling and consumption of tobacco, and other activi
Georgia Today (ge)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:09
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[Georgia (Country), Russia] Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

The potential source that most concerns investigators in Georgia is the region of Abkhazia, a Russian protectorate that broke away from Georgian control ... these regions often function as way stations for smugglers, allowing everything from guns and ciga
TIME Magazine
added Apr 9, 2017 18:26
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[Georgia (Country)] Controversy over law on tobacco control

The Messenger (ge)
added Oct 7, 2009 00:00
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[Georgia (Country)] “When I got married my spouse asked me to quit smoking and I did” – Bidzina Ivanishvili

Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili spoke to editors of major television channels and newspapers about raising a “generation that oversees a ban on tobacco usage” and asked the public to treat stricter regulations on tobacco and alcohol usage with understa
Georgian Journal & Georgian News TV (ge)
added Apr 13, 2013 16:47
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[Georgia (Country)] New law to discourage smoking could threaten Georgia’s public budget

The Georgian Parliament is considering tough new laws against smoking. However, with excise duty on cigarettes going up, smoking is becoming even more profitable for the government’s budget. People have marked Georgia Without Tobacco day on 29 March eve
OC Media
added Apr 3, 2017 18:00
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[Georgia (Country)] Abkhazia, South Ossetia: 'Russia has to agree peaceful solutions brings them more dignity than making war', Georgian President Margvelashvili

On a personal note, he explained that knitting, his rather surprising hobby, was taken up "as a dramatic effort" to try to stop smoking. But, he warned fellow smokers, "that does not work".
RFI (fr)
added Apr 22, 2016 19:27
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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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[Georgia (Country)] 11 thousand Georgians die from tobacco every year

Georgia, in this term, takes the second place in Europe. Eleven thousand people die of tobacco consumption every year... The alarming statistics were introduced to Georgian lawmakers by representatives of World Health Organization (WHO) at the meeting in
The Messenger (ge)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:23
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[Georgia (Country)] Ethics Questions Dogged Agriculture Nominee as Georgia Governor

But Mr. Perdue ended up collecting at least $25,000 worth of benefits or gifts during his years as governor, state records show. The gifts ranged from tickets to a Nascar race and football games to flights paid for by Altria, the tobacco company
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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