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[Ukraine] Romania turns up heat on cigarette smuggling

Armed with state-of-the-art sensors and surveillance cameras, authorities in Romania say they are gaining the upper hand against rampant cigarette smuggling along the country's porous border with Ukraine.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2013 18:16
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[Ukraine] Two sides of the same coin, or Why they banned smoking in bars

In response to the question of smokers 'what should we do now', anti-tobacco activists say 'go to smoke outside!' With good intentions... The law has been criticized not only by smokers and tobacco companies, but also by the lawmakers.
ForUm (www.for-ua.com) (ua)
added Dec 28, 2012 13:40
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[Australia, Guatemala, Ukraine] dispute settlement - the disputes - DS434

On 14 August 2012, Ukraine requested the establishment of a panel. At its meeting on 31 August 2012, the DSB deferred the establishment of a panel.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Sep 28, 2012 23:04
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[Europe, Ukraine] EU opposes introduction of minimum prices of cigarettes

Setting minimum prices for cigarettes goes against Ukraine's deep and comprehensive free trade area (DCFTA) commitments, according to a report of the Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine. This commitment stems from the Directive 2011/64/EU of 21
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:58
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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Ukraine, Honduras revive tobacco dispute with Australia at WTO

The move sets the wheels in motion on a legal dispute widely seen as a test case for tobacco control around the world, with health ministries pitted against cigarette firms such as British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris and Japan Toba
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2013 08:55
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[Slovakia, Ukraine] Cigarette smugglers built Slovak train tunnel

A smuggling tunnel the length of seven football pitches complete with its own train has been found running beneath the border between Slovakia and Ukraine along with more than 2.5 million contraband cigarettes.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:25
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[Ukraine] Yanukovych signs law prohibiting smoking in certain areas

According to the law, smoking of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, and hookahs is banned in elevators, telephone booths, in the premises and on the territory of healthcare facilities, education establishments, at children's playing grounds,
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 13, 2012 11:56
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[Ukraine] Ukrainian president approves smoking, tobacco ban during Euro 2012

President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law bill No. 4819-VI, "On changes to the Ukrainian law, 'On organizing and conducting the final part of the 2012 European football championship in Ukraine'," concerning the health of fans and athletes and creat
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Jun 1, 2012 12:41
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[Europe] Low taxes on tobacco products give green light to Ukraine's smugglers

Yet parliament is in no hurry to increase taxes on tobacco. In defiance of calls by anti-smoking activists to raise tobacco taxes to combat smuggling and improve the nation’s health, the Rada’s tax and customs committee has been protecting the interests
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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Ukraine's Battle with Smoking not Always Effective

Ukraine, once ranked 4th in the world for highest number of smokers, is changing tactics to push smokers to kick the habit. Now cigarette packs include different graphic warnings and statements: a photo of lung cancer is supplemented with the message,
The Epoch Times
added Apr 2, 2013 12:30
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