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Lithuania plans to join UN protocol against illicit tobacco trade

Lithuania would thus join the Protocol on the Elimination of the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, which supplements the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and take part in the creation of a global tracking and tracing sy
Lithuania Tribune (lt)
added Jun 14, 2013 17:44
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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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[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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[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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[Europe, Lithuania, Russia] Fuelling the fires of the illicit trade in tobacco

Last week, Alison Cooper, the chief executive at John Player Special and Rizla manufacturer Imperial Tobacco, said there were "increasing levels of illicit trade" in Europe, which was hurting the FTSE 100 group's sales. Big tobacco is highlighting the i
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 13:05
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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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[Lithuania, Russia] Stubbing out Kaliningrad's illicit cigarette trade

In spite of the installation of increasingly sophisticated surveillance equipment, Lithuanian authorities are still struggling to eradicate a highly lucrative cross-border traffic in cigarettes with the neighbouring Russian exclave of Kaliningrad. Their
Presseurop.eu (fr)
added Sep 27, 2012 08:59
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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 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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[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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