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Contrasting academic and tobacco industry estimates of illicit cigarette trade: evidence from Warsaw, Poland

Our findings are consistent with previous evidence of the tobacco industry exaggerating the scope of illicit trade and with the general pattern of the industry manipulating evidence to mislead the debate on tobacco control policy in many countries. Colla
Tobacco Control
added Aug 15, 2013 08:18

[Poland] Polish arm gives BAT firepower to dominate ecigarettes industry

From a factory in rural western Poland, Chic controls as much as 70 per cent of Poland’s £100m worth of ecigarette sales. And BAT, which acquired the company last year, is hoping to replicate its exceptional growth as it seeks a leading position in the v
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:41

[Europe, Poland] EC tobacco-products ban threat endangers Polish jobs

At a meeting planned for next Wednesday EU Commissioners are expected to adopt a new tobacco directive bill. The new regulations may turn out to be catastrophic for the Polish economy, since they could reduce the Polish tobacco market by 40 percent, cutt
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added Dec 14, 2012 13:13

[Europe] Poland: Conference on the harmful success of the tobacco lobby in the country

Coinciding with this year's World No Tobacco Day (May 31), the Polish Institute of Public Affairs organised a conference addressed at decision-makers and entitled "Protecting public interest from the influences of the tobacco industry."
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:28

[Belarus, Germany, Poland, Russia] Bark to the drawing board! Crooks are caught out after trying to smuggle cigarettes out of Ukraine by hiding them in hollowed out tree trunks

Russian smugglers came up with an original way to bring cigarettes into the West by hiding thousands of them inside hollowed out tree trunks. The cigarettes had been manufactured in Belarus and were heading to the address of a private company in Poland f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 12:56

[Europe] Poland pushes for EU tobacco subsidies

Minister of Agriculture Stanislaw Kalemba has redoubled efforts to secure subsidies for Polish tobacco farmers as EU agricultural ministers meet in Luxembourg. Polish Agriculture Minister Stanislaw Kalemba (L) chats with Dacian Ciolos (R), the European
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:27

[Eastern Europe, Poland] Tobacco Creates New East-West Divide in Europe

New rules to be discussed by European Union ministers on Friday would ban menthol and slim cigarettes, a move designed to improve Europeans’ health but one that has divided it broadly along Cold War lines. Led by Poland, which also happens to be one of
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2013 16:24

Cigarettes top Poland's exports

In the period 2004-2011, chiming in with Poland's accession to the EU, the export of cigarettes has risen by some 1200 percent. Poland, which is the second biggest tobacco producer in the EU, currently exports cigarettes to 72 countries across the globe
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Nov 27, 2012 06:38

[Europe, Poland, UK] British American Tobacco reinforces commitment to next generation products with two announcements

A conditional agreement to acquire 100 percent of the CHIC Group: the market leading e-cigarette business in Poland / A vapour technology-sharing term sheet with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company CHIC Group Agreement...“Today, we’ve announced two significant
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Sep 22, 2015 12:00

Poland bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors, public vaping

Poland will ban the sale of popular e-cigarettes to minors and their use in public spaces under a law that comes into effect on Thursday. Adopted by parliament in July, the new measures put e-cigarettes on a par with their traditional tobacco-based coun
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:42
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