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[Cyprus, Turkey, Ukraine] Over 3 million cigarette packets seized from vessel in Istanbul

during an operation on a Ukraine-flagged dry cargo vessel passing through Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on July 14, the largest amount of cigarette packages ever seized on water. The vessel carrying over 100 tons of cigarettes worth more than 28.5 million
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 15, 2016 12:14

[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Master sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment, the rest of the crew to 6.5 years, Greece

five other crew were sentenced to a 6.5 year imprisonment, all six crew being of Ukrainian nationality. Freighter MESOGIO was seized by Greek CG on Feb 20 last year, after a big shipment of illegal cigarettes was found.
added Jul 14, 2016 15:46

[Ukraine] Rada fails to criminalize alcohol and tobacco smuggling

The Verkhovna Rada has failed at first reading to adopt a bill providing criminal responsibility for tobacco and alcohol smuggling. The parliament did not collect the required number of votes (226). As a result, MPs sent the bill on amendments to Articl
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added May 18, 2016 19:54

[Europe, Ukraine] Moskal, fed up with smuggling, finds Zakarpattia harder than war zone

Nearby Zakarpattia Oblast also faces massive smuggling of cheap goods, including cigarettes, out of Ukraine to the European Union.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added May 13, 2016 15:21

[Europe, Ukraine] Zakarpattia governor asks PM to tender resignation request with president

"The systemic smuggling of tobacco products to Germany, Spain, Italy, France, and Great Britain was stopped, and the well-organized network of illegal shipments of cigarettes by trucks was broken down. However, international criminal groups... are trying
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added May 6, 2016 11:53

[Ukraine] 82% of electronic cigarette users are ex-smokers

These are the survey’s results of the international VAPEXPO exhibition participants which took part on April 1-2, 2016. It was the first time when this event took place in Kiev. The exhibition has united community of users and producers of electronic inh
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Apr 6, 2016 16:45

[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

[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

[Europe, Ukraine] Imperial Tobacco welcomes cabinet's proposal to revoke bottom retail prices of cigarettes

believes that plans of the government to revoke the bottom retail prices of cigarettes imposed by the Ukrainian parliament in December 2015 is a pro-European decision. "We hope that parliamentarians would amend the Tax Code of Ukraine soon, and practice
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:38

Ukraine Continues Fight Against Tobacco with Significant Cigarette Tax Increase

In a big win for public health, Ukraine’s President has signed a new law increasing taxes on cigarettes by 40 percent. The law, which takes effect March 1, continues Ukraine’s strong commitment to reducing the devastating burden of tobacco-related death
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2016 03:48
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