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Analyst shares doubts about overseas success of heat-not-burn cigarette alternative

The much-touted heat-not-burn technology making its way to the U.S. market from Philip Morris International (PMI) was met with a degree of skepticism from at least one analyst during a CSP-Swedish Match tobacco webinar on Nov. 9.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Belgium] Health as a broader church

Speaking ahead of the event, Claire Fox said it could sometimes feel as though a new secular religious fervor had taken hold in terms of an obsessive public health agenda. “Behavior modification may have changed its form but guilt-inducing campaigns aga
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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RCMP GTA CFSEU and its policing partners land a tremendous blow to organized crime in Canada Français

A partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police led Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team (CTET) allowed this investigation to demonstrate the strong ties between contraband tobacco and the organized crime community. During this investigation, the CTET s
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:05
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[Texas] Town Hall On Tobacco 21 Plan

a town hall meeting Thursday night is meant to listen to resident concerns and answer any questions they may have. “We had about 75 percent of respondents saying yes, they would agree with increasing the sale age,” Schliesinger said of a previous online
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:04
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PILLAY: Why Africa needs blockchain.

Another possible African application for blockchain is to assist in combatting the sale of counterfeit cigarettes. “This problem is very prevalent in Africa and to curb it manufacturers are now exploring the idea of storing the serials numbers of batches
IT News Africa (za)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:03
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[China, Papua New Guinea] Counterfeit Smokes Contain Feces

Tests show that Chinese counterfeits emit higher levels of dangerous chemicals, than brand-name cigarettes or original cigarettes: 80 percent more nicotine and 130 percent more carbon monoxide, and they contain dirt that includes insect eggs and human fe
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 02:59
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[New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania] Traffic stop turns up about 170,000 untaxed cigarettes

Driver was headed from North Carolina to NYC
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:57
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[Mexico, Arizona] Cigarette black market on the rise

- Mexican drug gangs are using cigarette sales to launder profits from drug and human smuggling, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office. "ICE officials say that the same transnational criminal organizations that smu
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:56
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[Africa] Intertwined: Cigarette smuggling and militancy

A KPMG study titled “Illicit Cigarette Trade in the Maghreb Region”, found that one in five cigarettes smoked in the region were illegal, representing 13 billion cigarettes in total. The report also concluded that if these cigarettes had been purchased a
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:54
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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