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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia mulls public smoking ban

if Parliament adopts the bill, the legislation will not immediately come into force. The bill envisions a preparatory period, allowing bars, cafes, restaurants, casinos, clubs, and others to allocate special smoking areas until 1 January 2018. These secti
OC Media
added Feb 25, 2017 15:22
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[Georgia (Country)] Cigarette Import to Georgia Increases despite Price Growth

Despite the gradual increase of tax on tobacco in Georgia which has contributed to a price increase, tobacco importers ended the first seven months of 2016 with over 16% growth. Ukraine, followed by Russia, are the top cigarette exporters to Georgia. With
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Aug 31, 2016 15:12
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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)] Activists in Tbilisi call for non smoking

A protest action ‘Do not smoke!’ is to be held today in Tbilisi. The Tobacco Control Alliance is an organizer. Participants of the event will demand that smoking be banned in public places, including cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as to tighten le
Vestnik Kavkaza
added Mar 27, 2016 00:29
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[China, Georgia (Country)] Chinese smokers to enjoy distinctive taste of Georgian cigars

Local tobacco manufacturer Imeri is expanding, looking to conquer foreign markets and bring benefits back to the local economy. Imeri has already started negotiations with Chinese investors to export Georgian cigars to China.
Agenda.ge (ge)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:26
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia increases excise tax on tobacco & alcohol

Japan Tobacco International - which imports Winston, Camel, Mild Seven, Benson & Hedges and Silk Cut cigarettes to Georgia - said the tax increase would have a flow-on effect and the price of cigarettes in Georgia would also increase.
The Messenger (ge)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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[Bulgaria, Georgia (Country), Turkey] Cigarette smuggling biggest source of income for PKK

The most profitable source of income for the PKK terrorist organization is smuggling cigarettes, the recent report by Turkish security sources revealed as the report said that 80 million packets of smuggled cigarettes have been seized by the security for
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:16
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[Georgia (Country)] Turkey in record seizure of 3.5 mn smuggled cigarette packs

hidden on trucks coming in from Georgia, the largest such seizure in the history of modern Turkey, the government said today. Five trucks loaded with the cigarettes were seized at the Black Sea border post of Sarp late Tuesday following a three-month un
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 5, 2015 14:34
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[Georgia (Country)] Thompson: Smokefree Cars for Children Act Has Bipartisan Support

One of the bills I have authored this session Senate Bill 130, called the “Smokefree Cars for Children Act,” has passed the Senate Health and Human Services committee with bipartisan support after our long legislative day Thursday. The bill protects chil
Patch.org
added Mar 9, 2015 10:38
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[Georgia (Country)] Raising Tobacco Tax: Good or Bad?

The price of tobacco in Georgia will be increased by 25-33 percent from September 2013, according to tobacco importers. ... industry representatives believe that the new taxes will encourage the development of smuggling in Georgia. “The real aim of their
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Aug 25, 2013 20:06
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