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[Asia] MPs seek to ban naswar in Kyrgyzstan ($$)

The Parliament intends to ban naswar in Kyrgyzstan. The ban was discussed during consideration of the draft law proposing ...
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added Mar 3, 2017 13:00
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[Asia, Kyrgyzstan] MPs slam Health Ministry's efforts to down number of smokers ($$)

During the session of the Parliament on Wednesday, MP Altynay Omurbekova stated that the number of smokers and people who use naswar tobacco is ...
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added Mar 3, 2017 12:59
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[Asia, Kyrgyzstan] MPs seek to impose fine for sale of cigarettes cheaper than 40 som ($$)

- For selling cigarettes at a price cheaper than 40 som salespeople will be fined, said the MP Dastan Bekeshev during the meeting of the Committee on Social Affairs, Education, Science, Culture and Public Health on Feb...
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added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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Kyrgyzstan imports cigarettes mainly from Kazakhstan, Russia ($$)

Kyrgyzstan imported 1,300 tons of cigarettes and cigars for $10...
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added Dec 13, 2016 03:01
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[Asia] Kyrgyzstan: Army Crisis May Hasten Chewing Tobacco's Demise

As recently as last month, a Kyrgyz MP proposed legislation to ban the manufacture and consumption of nasvai... The tobacco-related violence in the military, allied with persistent complaints that teenagers are using nasvai in schools, may hasten its tran
EurasiaNet
added May 11, 2016 20:34
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[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
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added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[Asia] Official import of tobacco products increasing in Kyrgyzstan

according to the National Statistics Committee, the market of the country received 8 billion 300 million pieces of tobacco in 2014, which is significantly higher than in the previous year. "This can be explained by the fact that because of the increase o
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added May 28, 2015 10:45
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[Asia] Kyrgyzstan to increase excise tax on cigarettes

"The bill is aimed at preventing spread of such destructive habit like smoking. These goals are to be reached thanks to a series of measures, including fiscal instruments. This will significantly replenish the state budget and simplify tax administration
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Feb 5, 2015 09:58
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[Kyrgyzstan] KUDRYAVTSEVA: Excise tax on cigarettes: health care or step into abyss?

In fact, "gradual" increase in base rates of excise duty looks rather as an attempt to squeeze cheap cigarettes out of the market. Judge for yourself... If the main purpose of the bill is a concern about health of Kyrgyz citizens, then why there is such
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added Jan 23, 2015 11:53
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[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50
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