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Government: Tobacco Product Reserves Have Been Halved

According to the draft amendments to the Law of State Budget of 2017, tobacco product reserves have significantly decreased during the year in Georgia. Specifically, the draft law states that in 2016, Georgia had average supply of 2 month, and in 2017 number has been halved and on average it …

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Government to Postpone Tobacco Packing Bill Enactment for 5 Years

The term for implementing legislative regulations for standardized packing of tobacco products will be postponed, namely: Government of Georgia will be obliged to reschedule an approval of tobacco products sales and packing standards for July 1, 2022, instead of July 1, 2017. Under the changes, the 31st December of 2022 …

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Parliament Adopts Amendments to Tobacco Control Law

Parliament of Georgia  approved a bill of amendments to Tobacco Control Law after Parliament members discussed the document by third hearing. Starting January 1, 2018 tobacco products must be packed in simple boxes with photos of diseases caused by smoking. Pictograms must be also attached to cigarette boxes. Starting May …

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MP Maullu: Europe Should Be Admired for its Regulations that Acknowledge New-Generation Cigarette Alternative Products

Europe has recently approved tobacco product regulations that respect a correct balancing of the measures introduced. These avant-garde regulations acknowledge the role played by cigarette alternative products, such as the new-generation products capable of reducing risks to smokers’health, as has by now been accepted by relevant public health authorities at …

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Tadumadze: Tobacco Sales New Regulations are Excessively Strict

Governmentэs parliamentary secretary Shalva Tadumadze says that new regulations for tobacco product sales are excessively strict. Namely, he made emphasis on one of the articles of the bill, which calls for sales of tobacco products under the counter and simplifying the packing  format, starting January 1, 2019. Tadumadze put forward …

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Ukraine’s Expert Study: Georgian Cigarette Manufacturer Swindles Clients

The smoke of Pirveli cigarettes, manufactured by Tbilisi Tobacco company, contains excessive volume of tar, nicotine and asphyxiating gas, the report prepared by Toxicology Prevention and Chemical Safety Research Center of Health Ministry of Ukraine, reads, according to the Ukranews. “All samples of cigarettes were found with excessive volume of …

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Fady Asly: Vladimer Kakabadze is Corrupted Judge

Fady Asly: Vladimer Kakabadze is Corrupted Judge

Fady Asly, head of International Chamber of Commerce told the Business Course program that they have have submitted an appeal against judge Vladimer Kakabadze to Council of Justice. We will carefully supervise how Council of Justice will work and what kind of decisions it will take, Fady Asly said. “Several …

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Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution

Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco: The Next Wave Of A Harm-Reduction Revolution

A little-known tobacco technology, Heat-not-Burn (HNB), has the potential to slash smoking-related death and disease by appealing to the millions of smokers who’ve failed to quit using e-cigarettes and traditional nicotine-replacement therapies. Unlike e-cigarettes, HNB products use real tobacco, but instead of burning it like traditional cigarettes, they heat the …

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