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Complete ban on all POS advertising needed in Ukraine

The Smoke Free Ukraine Project is calling on the country’s government to completely ban all cigarette pack displays from points of sales (POS). The move follows a recent monitoring project carried out by the Regional Advocacy Center (Life) and Smoke Free
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:29

[Ukraine] Government asks Parliament to increase excise on booze and cigarettes

The government has proposed that Parliament increase the excise duties on beer, spirit, alcohol and tobacco by 4.6-11.7% in 2014 under the annual excise duty indexation procedure foreseen in the Tax Code of Ukraine.
Ukrainian Journal
added Jul 4, 2013 23:41

[Ukraine] Hanna Hopko, who won a victory over smoke

“The law is very simple and unambiguous, and there are no legal loopholes,” says Hanna Hopko, coordinator for the Coalition of Civil Organizations “For Smoking-Free Ukraine.” According to the activist, this law is in fact a joint victory of the public, g
The Day (ua)
added Jan 3, 2013 03:39

[Ukraine] More people quit smoking as tougher measures adopted

More Ukrainians are giving up the highly damaging smoking habit as legislation toughens bans on advertising, smoking in public places and introduces disturbing graphic warnings on cigarette packs. As of Dec. 16, smoking indoors will be illegal as a new
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 26, 2012 18:09

Ukraine banned tobacco advertising

Law on tobacco advertising ban entered in force, President Viktor Yanukovych signed the document published in March, but it came in force only on September 16 according to the transitional provisions.
ForUm ( (ua)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:27

[Ukraine] Poll: A quarter of Ukrainian teenagers tried drugs, two thirds have experience of smoking

Among adolescents aged 15-17, 64% have experience of smoking, 87% have consumed alcohol, while 25% have tried drugs, according to a survey presented by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 13, 2012 11:55

[Ukraine] Verkhovna Rada adopts law on tobacco smoking

360 people's deputies voted for this law. The law forbids smoking of tobacco products, as well as electronic cigarettes and kalian at premises of state power bodies and local self-government bodies, other state establishments.
National Radio Company of Ukraine (ua)
added May 28, 2012 14:51

[Ukraine] Disguising deadly products with claim of responsibility

When the product kills, is there any point in talking about corporate social responsibility for the peddlers of the product? Ukraine, 45 percent of men still smoke, contributing to early death. Ukrainian men have a life expectancy of only 66 years,
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:20

Ukraine Reports Dramatic Drop in Cigarette Smoking, Further Action Needed to Continue Life-Saving Progress

Ukraine’s Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has an opportunity to vote on legislation this year that would greatly expand protections from secondhand smoke in public places, and prevent tobacco companies from marketing to kids by ending tobacco advertising
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2017 17:40

[Australia, Ukraine] Cut-price supermarket cigarettes not evidence of price war, says Cancer Council

The Ukrainian cigarettes, made by Imperial Tobacco, are between $3 and $6 cheaper than packets of the same brand manufactured in New Zealand. Anti-tobacco groups said the discounted cigarettes were "reprehensible" and designed to hook more people on the
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 28, 2016 14:21
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