Georgia to raise cigarette excise duties in 2014

Amendments regarding this issue are introduced into 7 acts. Such information has been announced by the Manager of the National Center for Disease Control Amiran Gamkrelidze.

According to him, some amendments will become effective in 2014, including the Tax Code on the rise of cigarette excise duties, and in 2013 the Government will intensify the information and awareness-raising work on the harm of smoking.

According to him, the amendments will be introduced to the Tax Code, acts on the taxes, tobacco control, advertising, Code of Administrative Offences, etc.

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