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[Europe, Russia, Ukraine] Kiev Needs Self-Criticism and Tough Love

Allegations that the Mukacheve firefight was actually over control of the illegal cigarette smuggling business in this border region are all too credible. While the flow of illegal cigarettes into Europe from Ukraine has actually fallen over the past year
Russia! (blog)
added Jul 21, 2015 16:07
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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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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Has The War In Ukraine Moved To A Second Front?

Local reports suggest the Mukhacheve violence may have been the result of a business dispute. Cross-border smuggling of cigarettes and other contraband is said to be worth billions of dollars in Transcarpathia, with its easy ground access to Romania, Hun
Radio Free Europe
added Jul 14, 2015 11:03
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[Ukraine] DISPUTE DS434 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 13 March 2012, Ukraine requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that impose trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and packaging.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:29
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[Australia, Switzerland, Ukraine] SUSPENSION OF LAWSUIT AGAINST PLAIN PACKAGING IS A HUGE WIN FOR TOBACCO CONTROL

“This is very, very good news,” said José Luis Castro, Executive Director of The Union, who joined four other international health organisations in writing a letter to Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, asking that they suspend the suit. “The t
News Hour (bd)
added Jun 4, 2015 11:24
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Ukraine Puts Public Health First in Suspending WTO Challenge to Australia’s Law Requiring Plain Cigarette Packs

Ukraine has delivered a clear message that the new government is making public health a priority over the interests of the big tobacco companies. Ukraine has set an example that should be followed quickly by the other countries that have challenged Austra
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:06
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[Switzerland] UPDATE 1-Ukraine drops WTO action against Australian tobacco-packaging laws

Ukraine asked the panel to suspend the proceedings on May 28 and said it will try to find a mutually agreed solution with Australia..Health campaigners were perplexed by Ukraine's WTO suit because it is also a party to the U.N.'s Framework Convention...B
Reuters
added Jun 3, 2015 20:32
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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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[Belarus, Ukraine] Two dead after plane carrying 'cigarette smugglers' crashes into house while flying low 'to avoid radar'

A plane police say was attempting to smuggle thousands of packets of cigarettes into Europe has hit a power line and crashed, killing at least two people on board. It is believed the Antonov An-2 multi-role light utility biplane was flying low in order
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 16:33
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[Ukraine] Abromavicius faces big test in fighting tobacco industry ($$)

Ukraine has been a suspiciously strong voice in campaigning for pro-tobacco legislation in the international trade arena, finding partnership with an industry whose products kill millions yearly.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Mar 27, 2015 00:13
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