Azerbaijan becoming non-smoking country

Azerbaijan's Parliament adopted the Law 'On Restriction of the Use of Tobacco Products'. "If in the previous version of the draft law employers were required to allocate special places for smoking, then in the final …

 Hookah smoking to be restricted in Tajikistan

A new tobacco law will put ban on hookah smoking in restaurants and bars in Tajikistan.  Under the new technical regulations, the front side of cigarette and hookah tobacco packs will contain the main cautionary warning. The …


On January 1, 2015, Georgia raised the excise tax on tobacco products, including cigarettes with filters (20 units) - 20%, to 0.9 lari, on non-filter cigarettes (20 units) - 25% to 0.25 lari;