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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30

[Europe, Poland] Tobacco: New EU cigarette laws could burn Polish industry

The Polish Chamber of Commerce (PIH) has warned that the directive could eliminate one-third of Poland's tobacco market. As much as 40 percent of all menthol cigarettes in the EU are made in Poland.
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added Jan 3, 2013 05:00

[Europe, Poland] Polish tobacco industry to protest new EU menthol and slim cigarette ban

Polish tobacco growers and cigarette manufacturers are sending a letter to PM Tusk, Monday, calling for the government to oppose new EU plans to ban menthol and 'slim' cigarette sales.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Dec 17, 2012 18:34

[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

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

[UK] Cigarette gang leader caught in Poland and jailed for two years

Polish authorities enforced a European arrest warrant and captured 57-year-old Klein, of Lubomierz, Poland, and ordered his extradition to the UK. Yesterday, he was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court to two years and six months.
This is Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post) (uk)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:41

[Europe, Poland] New EU smoking directive will cut treasury revenue, claims tobacco industry

EU directives to changes in cigarette packaging and sale will hit Polish Treasury coffers, says Poland's National Association of Tobacco Producers.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:29

[Poland] Government to raise taxes on tobacco products

The Ministry of Finance has announced that excise duties on tobacco products are due to rise by 5 percent on 1 January.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 20, 2012 08:59

[Czech Republic, Europe, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine] Region: Zeroing in on border smuggling

This illegal trade is driven by the enormous price differentials for cigarettes in the EU and its Eastern Neighborhood - a pack of smokes can cost less than 1 euro in Ukraine, 5 euros in Germany and £7.50 in the United Kingdom.
Prague Post (cz)
added Aug 24, 2012 05:45

[Greece, Poland] Secret of Greek success . . . smoking

Lighting up: Fernando Santos can’t resist a cigarette during training
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:49
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