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[Kazakhstan, USA] US adds to list of items from child, forced labor

Labor Department on Monday expanded its list of products worldwide it says were likely produced by child or forced labor...Three items were removed from the list: tobacco from Kazakhstan, charcoal from Namibia and diamonds from Zimbabwe.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 3, 2014 03:30
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Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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[Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia] No agreement on unified excise duties on tobacco, alcohol in Customs Union yet

Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan have not yet come to an agreement on the unified excise duties on tobacco and alcohol, Deputy Finance Minister Dmitry Kiyko told a press conference hosted by BelTA on 25 April. According to the official, as a rule
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Apr 25, 2014 14:41
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Kazakhstan proposes banning smokeless tobacco in Customs Union countries

Eurasian Economic Commission has supported the initiative of Kazakhstan’s Health Ministry to ban the use of smokeless tobacco products (nasvai, snuff and chewing tobacco) in the Customs Union countries of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia, Novosti-Kazakhsta
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:47
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Kazakhstan: Call to end teenage hookah 'epidemic'

An anti-smoking group in Kazakhstan is calling on lawmakers to ban hookah smoking, after it emerged that teenagers prefer the pipes to cigarettes. A survey of over 2,000 school pupils found that 13% of 12-15 year-olds admitted to smoking a hookah, as op
BBC Online
added Jan 10, 2014 01:07
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[Asia] Vice Minister: Kazakhstan plans to increase excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco

"A gradual increase in excise taxes on strong alcohol and tobacco products is envisaged in order to discourage consumption of these socially harmful goods," Vice Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan, Lena Karmazina said on Monday at the
TREND News Agency (az)
added Nov 5, 2013 18:37
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[Asia] Kazakhstan to raise excise tax on cigarettes and alcohol

“The excise tax on tobacco is currently 1,550 tenge ($10) per 1,000 cigarettes. We will raise it to 3,000 tenge ($20), that is double it, starting from 2014,” said Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dossayev according to his ministry’s pres
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Sep 20, 2013 14:53
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[Kazakhstan] Kazakhs propose ban on smoking while driving

Kazakhstani lower-chamber deputy Omarkhan Oksibayev June 19 has again suggested prohibiting smoking behind the wheel, Tengri News reported. Oksibayev, whose earlier efforts to pass such a law did not made progress, said that car crashes kill about 3,000
Central Asia Newswire
added Jun 21, 2013 12:45
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[Kazakhstan] Frightening images won't help cut smoking: opinion

Some experts believe that the law requiring frightening images to be printed on cigarette packs in Kazakhstan will not reduce the number of smokers, NEWSru.com reports. The regulation will just create a new niche at the tobacco market.
Tengrinews.kz (kz)
added Jun 17, 2013 12:08
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[Asia] 'Deglamoring' cigarettes to cut smokers numbers in Kazakhstan

'Deglamoring' cigarettes will decrease the number of smokers in Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Director of Kazakhstan National Center for Healthy Lifestyle Zhamilya Battakova.
Tengrinews.kz (kz)
added Jun 1, 2013 10:50
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