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[Belarus] Lithuania's and Latvia's illicit tobacco market remain among biggest in Europe

Illicit cigarettes last year accounted for 18.7% of Lithuania's total tobacco product market, down by 9.6 percentage points year-on-year. If these cigarettes had been purchased legally, the government would have raised around 66 million euros in addition
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:31

Latvia is still in first place in Europe in the proportion of contraband cigarettes smoked in 2014

28.9% of them were contraband cigarettes, which is the lowest level in the past five year, according to a study carried out by AC Nielsen... 66.8% of the contraband cigarettes smuggled into the country come from Belarus, while 29.8% from Russia.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 19:09

[Latvia] Legal tobacco market drops by 65%

Even though law enforcement institutions intercepted nearly ten million illegal tobacco products in 2012 than they did in 2011, which is an impressive achievement on its own, the legal tobacco market dropped from 67.9% to 64.7% in 2012, as noted by SIA Ph
Baltic News Network GmbH (at)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:04

[Belarus, Bulgaria] Latvian customs seize 260,000 pieces of illicit cigarettes

A total of 22 cardboard boxes full of cigarettes were found during a customs check on a train at the Indra checkpoint. The illegal tobacco products were hidden under a shipment of coal. Authorities found and confiscated 220,000 pieces of cigarettes.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 8, 2013 18:29

The Baltic Course 40% Latvians smoke at least one cigarette a day in 2011

Research on addictions conducted in 2011 by the Preventive Medicine Center hass 40% of Latvia's inhabitants saying that they smoke at least one cigarette a day.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 25, 2012 12:43

New Market Research Report: Smoking Tobacco in Latvia

PR Insider (at)
added Jul 31, 2011 00:00

[Latvia] Fuel trader: tobacco prohibition will ruin regional petrol stations

“The initiated changes to the Law on Restrictions Regarding Sale, Advertising and Use of Tobacco Products will create serious losses for petrol stations in rural regions, pushing them ever closer to ruin,” – AS Virši-A Chairman Janis Riekstins says.
Baltic News Network GmbH (at)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:15

[Europe] Latvia still has highest share of contraband cigarettes in EU

illegal cigarettes make up 22.6% of total consumption in Latvia, according to KPMG auditor company’s European-wide SUN 2016 survey, cites LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 16:16

Every fifth Latvia’s resident has purchased illegal alcohol, cigarettes or gasoline in 2015

the illegal cigarette market in Latvia is at around 30% at the moment, ... Most of the contraband cigarette are smuggled in from Belarus – 66.9%, followed by Russia – 29.8%, Kyrgysztan – 1%, Lithuania – 0.4%. The contraband cigarettes from Belarus are
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 16:50

[Russia] Parents smoking near children to be held accountable in Latvia

The Latvian Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee approved the proposal to impose criminal liability against parents who smoke near children. The proposal was initiated from the Latvian Society of Physicians.
Pravda Online
added Apr 18, 2013 11:22
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