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[Belarus, Europe] Lithuania caught up in spying, illicit border trade

In General Zydrunas Vaikasas' corner of the country, called the Dieveniskes Noose, it's mostly cartons of cigarettes named after the Belarusian capital, Minsk, that his team intercepts.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Dec 17, 2016 19:36
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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
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[Europe] Lithuania: FCTC breaches undermine tobacco control progress

Under an agreement signed in late 2014 with the Interior Ministry, Philip Morris Baltic (PMB) contributes 104,000 EUR to the police department. Part of the donation is allocated to support police officers with a good track record against illegal tobacco,
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2016 18:52
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Lithuanian Seimas makes first move to ban smoking in balconies

The Seimas of Lithuania has made the first step towards banning smoking in balconies of apartment houses. On September 24th, MPs approved the relevant draft amendments to the Law on Tobacco Control, reports LETA/ELTA.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:42
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[Lithuania] Roadmap of actions to strengthen implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the European Region 2015–2025: making tobacco a thing of the past (PDF)

Vilnius, Lithuania, 14–17 September 2015
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:47
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Lithuania bans sale of electronic cigarettes to minors

The adopted amendments regulate restriction on sales of electronic cigarettes and refill containers to minors, in particular to persons under the age of 18. Such persons are prohibited from smoking/consuming and holding of electronic cigarettes or refill
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:28
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Tons of contraband cigarettes go from Belarus to Lithuania 5

The illegal cigarettes market in Lithuania remains one of Europe’s largest, second to the one of Latvia, and in 2013 it accounted to 27.1% of the total tobacco market, which follows from the latest research, done by the KPMG all over Europe, ru.Delfi.lt
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Jul 1, 2014 15:30
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[Lithuania] Update: Russians capture cigarette-smuggling drone

Russian border guards near Kaliningrad “detained” a low-flying drone entering the country from Lithuania last week. According to a spokesperson for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), it wasn’t on a spy mission—it was smuggling cigarettes.
Ars Technica (blog)
added May 16, 2014 22:42
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Lithuanian drone detained in Russia last week was used for cigarette smuggling

A Lithuanian self-made drone detained in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region last week was used for smuggling cigarettes into Russia, Oleg Dzhurayev, the press service chief of the Kaliningrad border department of the Russian Federal Security service
TASS (ru)
added May 15, 2014 22:59
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[Lithuania, Russia] Diver smuggling 27,000 cigarette packs across lake nabbed on border

The border patrol in Russia's exclave region of Kalinigrad has detained a resident from the small town of Nesterov, who was attempting to smuggle 27,000 packs of cigarettes across Lake Vishtynetskoye into Lithuania, a regional representative of the Feder
Moscow News Weekly (ru)
added Aug 16, 2013 22:51
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