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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 parliament changes tax laws needed to adopt 2016 budget

But deputies increased excise duties on tobacco, fuel and alcohol with the aim of balancing the budget.
Reuters
added Dec 24, 2015 16:15
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[Ukraine] LETTER from Health Groups to Members of the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (PDF)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce harms all American businesses when it fails to recognize the uniqueness of tobacco products that cause death and disease when used as intended and the difference between the harmful behavior of the tobacco industry and America
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2015 16:42
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[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57
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[Australia] RPT-Ukraine turmoil could be a setback for tobacco firms

Yanukovich's government took the lead in challenging Australia after it enacted tough restrictions on the packaging of cigarettes, a move that supporters said heralded a new global wave of public health legislation. In March 2012, Ukraine launched a case
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2014 18:00
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Ukraine: 20% reduction in smokers since 2010

Ukraine has strengthened its anti-tobacco legislation resulting in this reduction in the proportion of the population who smoke. At the launch of the GATS results, Dr Marthe Everard, WHO Representative and Head of the WHO Country Office in Ukraine noted:
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 4, 2017 22:19
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[Ukraine] Cabinet proposes cancellation of minimum retail prices for cigarettes

The minimum wholesale and retail prices for tobacco products could be abolished. The Cabinet of Ministers registered corresponding bill No. 6568 in the Verkhovna Rada on June 8. According to an explanatory note to the document, the purpose of the bill
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Jun 14, 2017 20:35
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Air clears as Ukraine's indoor smoking ban starts

Ukraine's law enacting a 100 percent ban on indoor smoking in public places – including cafes, bars and restaurants – took effect on Dec. 16. The early anecdotal results are encouraging. Not only are smokers largely obeying the law and going outside to
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:24
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Cigarette packs in Ukraine now contain warning pictures

From October 4 cigarette packs in Ukraine will be produced with warning pictures about diseases caused by smoking, Health Ministry of Ukraine has reported on Thursday.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 6, 2012 05:30
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[Australia, Ukraine] The WTO battle over plain packaging: what happens next?

Once a panel has been set up – which will be made up of three independent panellists – it has six months in which to report to the parties. One or both parties can appeal, and the appellate body has between two and three months in which to report back.
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:09
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