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Lithuanian health minister doesn't promise any concessions to tobacco producers

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga , who is putting forward proposals aimed at discouraging smoking, did not promise any concessions to the tobacco...

Health Ministry to improve its anti-smoking proposals

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday that the Health Ministry will have to improve its proposed package of measures to discourage...

Lithuanian customs seize haul of contraband cigarettes on freight train from Belarus

Lithuanian customs officers have found around 400 boxes with Belarusian-made contraband cigarettes, worth around 620,000 euros, hidden in a shipment of wood...

Plain packaging proved ineffective, tobacco producers say (1)

Tobacco producers criticize plans to introduce more restrictions in Lithuania, announced by the Ministry of Health, and say the government fails to evaluate...

New proposals in Lithuania: plain cigarette packaging, outdoor café, balcony smoking ban (1)

Lithuania is mulling introducing even more smoking restrictions. Under new amendments, plain cigarette packaging would be introduced in Lithuania, the...