19 February 2019

Ukraine keeps raising taxes on tobacco to cut down smoking rates

According to the State Treasury, tobacco tax revenue in 2018 amounted to UAH 43.6 billion, which is 9.3% more than in 2017. A significant increase in revenue is the result of an increase of the specific excise tax on tobacco products by 29.7% from January 1, 2018. Read all

Projects and Initiatives in Tobacco Control

Public health groups call on Knowledge-Action-Change to Drop Out of the 7th International City Health Conference in Odessa

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, NGO “Life,” the Coalition for Tobacco-Free Ukraine and the Ukrainian Center for Tobacco Control urge the organizers and the speakers of the 7 th International City... Read all

Smoking Prevalence and Cigarette Consumption in 187 Countries, 1980-2012

Importance  Tobacco is a leading global disease risk factor. Understanding national trends in prevalence and consumption is critical for prioritizing action and evaluating tobacco control progress. Objective  To... Read all

Council approves compromise on tobacco directive

The Permanent Representatives Committee1 today approved a compromise text for a revised EU tobacco directive. It herewith endorsed a proposal that has been presented at a trilogue meeting between the... Read all

WHO report - 2013: enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year’s WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2013. The fourth in the series, this year’s report presents the status of the MPOWER... Read all

Inconvenient Truth Warning Labels

NON- photogenic truth: graphic pictures of the effects of smoking increase the power of text warnings on cigarette packs Package of cigarettes and its design - is an effective method of advertising a... Read all

Tobacco Advertisement – Free Country

In the 90's, together with the globalization of markets and privatization of tobacco factories by transnational tobacco corporations, Ukraine had been flooded with a massive advertising of tobacco products.... Read all

Ukraine Goes Smoke Free

The problem of passive smoking is getting more and more actual in the world. Governments of many countries, doctors and the civil society take more stringent measures to protect the rights of citizens... Read all

Comabating Tobacco Epidemics

The tobacco epidemic has covered the world and every year takes away nearly five millions of lives. Smoking and tobacco consumption is the biggest threat for public health in the area of noncommunicable... Read all