Loomisel on maailma suurim tubakakontsern
British American Tobacco (BAT) ostab 50 miljardi dollari ehk ligikaudu 47 miljardi euro eest täisosaluse USA tubakafirmas Reynolds American, nii tekib maailma suurim börsil noteeritud tubakakontsern.
Tom Ford выпустил свечи стоимостью 250 долларов
Американская марка Tom Ford выпустила коллекцию ароматических свечей с запахами фирменных духов: Oud Wood, Neroli Portofino, Tobacco Vanilla, Tuscan Leather, Cafe Rose и White Suede. Об этом в понедельник, 3 октября, сообщает Luxurylaunches.
Prantsusmaa tahab keelustada suitsud, mis on «liiga ägedad»
Prantsusmaal on plaan keelustada sigaretid, mis on nende sõnul «liiga ägedad».
21.07.2016, PM TarbijaElu
Galerii: Tallinnas sündis aeglase sigarisuitsetamise maailmarekord
Nädalavahetusel Tallinnas toimunud aeglase sigarisuitsetamise maailmameistrivõistluste Põhjamaade kvalifikatsiooniturniiril püstitas Oleg Pedan Venemaalt ajaga 2 tundi 47 minutit 45 sekundit uue maailmarekordi. Teine koht läks Alexander Shashaile, kolmandaks tuli Sergei Galevskii, kes on mõlemad samuti pärit Venemaalt.
Expert considers tobacco excise too low
Kristina Mauer-Stender, an Estonian, is doing anti-tobacco work at World Health Organisation. For some days, she is in Estonia, all the way from WHO European headquarters in Copenhagen.
13.05.2016, Anneli AmmasPM
Editorial: conflict v compromise
To a degree, stiffness and «my way» is turning into a stumbling stone for a key figure in current governing coalition, health and labour minister Jevgeni Ossinovski. After rising to lead Soc Dems in May 2015, he was expected to do a kind of restart and raise the party's popularity and profile by bringing it out of the shadows of partners.
Faux pas by ministry brings state under risk of fine
On Monday, the draft tobacco act ambitiously triggered by health and labour minister Jevgeni Ossinovski reached the government with cuts. Among other things, it no longer contains the requirement to put tobacco products away from buyer eye in stores.
31.03.2016, Oliver KundPM
Editorial: no taboo topics
The views expressed at Public Broadcasting (ERR) heads meeting that while discussing drug policy we should not give the floor to those favouring legalization of cannabis corresponds not to the balanced debate principle ERR should stand for. Understandably, the ERR leaders feel their responsibility. Understandably, the sense of responsibility contradicts ERR enhancing behaviour damaging to health. But this will not mean that a debate birthed in society may be limited to views of one side alone.
Nine out of 10 smokers in Estonia would like to kick the habit - survey
Nine out of 10 smokers in Estonia are thinking about giving it up and eight have taken a decisive step to kick the habit, it appears from the latest tobacco-themed study commissioned by the National Institute for Health Development (TAI) and the Social Affairs Ministry.
Uuring: salasigarettide turuosa on jätkuvalt vähenemas
Salasigaretid moodustavad 17,4 protsenti Eesti tubakaturust, selgub turu-uuringu firma Nielsen viimasest niinimetatud tühja paki uuringust; number on langenud võrreldes eelmise aasta sama perioodiga, kui salasigarettide turuosa oli 20,6 protsenti.
Editorial: the taxing decisions
The tax amendments package passed this Monday night was nothing nice. Pragmatically, it does secure the execution of policy agreed in government and the coalition can get its compromises enacted.
Estonian parlt passes tax law amendments
The Riigikogu on Monday passed amendments to the Social Tax Act, Income Tax Act and other laws according to which the excise duties on alcohol, tobacco and fuel will be raised faster than planned by the previous governments and the value added tax on accommodation services raised from 9 percent to 14 percent.
7.7 mln illicit cigarettes found in truck headed to Sweden
Customs officials detected 7.7 million illicit cigarettes and arrested a 52-year-old Estonian truck driver in a joint operation of the Tax and Customs Board and the Police and Border Guard Board in the Estonian port of Paldiski at the end of March.
Study reveals drop in Estonian black market for cigarettes
The share of illicit cigarettes in Estonia has dropped by 1.9 percentage points on year to 18.8 percent, a fresh study shows.
Russia visited mainly to fetch food
Gone are the days when the eager ones in Narva did multiple daily walks across the border hauling home vodka and cigarettes, to do business in native Estonia. Now, it’s «just for me» that they fetch stuff from there. Meanwhile, goods increasingly flow from Estonia to Russia.
16.06.2014, Sirje NiitraPM
Editorial: popularity pops a problem
Risk behaviour study ordered by Police and Border Guard Board highlights a few issues regarding touch-points between school kids and drugs, and what affects their attitudes.
Third of 12th graders on drugs
According to study ordered by Police and Border Guard Board (PBGB), every last-grader in Estonian gymnasiums has taken drugs – cannabis, mostly.
04.06.2014, Marian MänniPM
Cheap cigarette prices set for sudden jump
In a rare accord, Big Tobacco, taxpayers union and health activists agree that tobacco excise needs to primarily rise on the cheap cigarettes storming the market. That ought to make cigarettes harder to obtain for the youth. Today, the government will be deliberating the issue, as new coalition brings a new excise bill.
29.05.2014, Tuuli KochPM
Ministry initiates bill of steep excise rise
Yesterday, Ministry of Finance came out with draft legislation on amending Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act and Fiscal Marking of Liquid Fuel Act whereby several excises will undergo a rise much more pronounced than currently planned, in years to come.