Private entities and shops will be required to get a special license for trading cigarettes, stated the Citizens’ Representative Assembly of UB. ADRA Mongolia and the Department of Law of UB Governor’s Office signed a cooperation agreement to cut the consumption of cigarettes among the population, and especially among the youth.
In the scopes of the cooperation the Capital Council released a regulation that states about setting certain controls on cigarettes. Accordingly private entities and shops will need special licenses to sell cigarettes.
The study conducted by the National Statistics Commission reveals that domestic tobacco production has risen to 1.8 million in 2008 compared to 1.5 million in 2007 while the import figures show that it has hiked up to 1.6 million in 2008 compared to 1.4 million in 2007.