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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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Kazakhstan Extends Smoking Ban amid Health Concerns

Kazakhstan has extended its smoking ban by prohibiting the use of the shisha pipe in enclosed public spaces including bars, nightclubs and restaurants. The ban came into force on March 14, sparking an outcry among entrepreneurs warning of widespread job
EurasiaNet
added Apr 4, 2013 09:56
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[Kazakhstan] Kazakhs Try To Stamp Out The Hookah

Officials say a Kazakh waterpipe ban could be in place by the end of this year.
Radio Free Europe
added Feb 6, 2013 19:09
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MP accused Kazakhstan Economic Ministry of lobbying for tobacco companies

Kazakhstan Majilis deputy Nurtai Sabilyanov accused Kazakhstan Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of lobbying interests of tobacco companies
Tengrinews.kz (kz)
added Oct 23, 2012 17:17
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