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[Brazil, Paraguay] Police Officers Seize Eight Trucks with Smuggled Cigarettes

A cargo of smuggled cigarettes from Paraguay, valued at R$15 million (US$4.56 million), was seized by border police agents in Mato Grosso do Sul. The cargo of 390,000 packs of eight different brands, divided into eight carts, was the biggest seizure of
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:19
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[Central America] Millions Of Contraband Cigarettes From Belize Form Smuggling Ring In Guatemala

Tonight there is major news coming out of Guatemala saying that authorities there have cracked open a major cigarette smuggling ring - and Belize is right in the middle of it. "Guatevision" reports that The Public Ministry and the National Civil Police
7 News Belize (bz)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:18
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[Canada] 110K illegal cigarettes, vehicle seized following traffic stop in Nova Scotia

A joint operation by Halifax District RCMP and Service Nova Scotia has resulted in the seizure of nearly 110,000 contraband cigarettes and charges against a 28-year-old man from Ottawa. The seizure was the result of a traffic stop in Bedford, N.S., on D
Global News (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:15
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Smokeless tobacco use is ‘replacing’ the smoking epidemic in the South East Asia Region

It has been documented that the smoking prevalence has been declining in most countries of the South-East Asia region where effective anti-tobacco laws have been implemented. But due to a number of factors, the prevalence of smokeless tobacco has been in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:01
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[Belarus, Europe] EU expected to mount pressure on Minsk over illicit ‘cheap whites’

The rising illicit tobacco trade and particularly of the so-called cheap whites from Belarus to the EU will be discussed at the next EU-Belarus meeting on 19 December, an EU official told EURACTIV.com. Industry and customs officials say the Belarusian e
EurActiv
added Dec 22, 2017 20:53
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[Australia, Europe, France, UK] In Focus: Sinclair Davidson on plain packaging

Professor Sinclair Davidson from RMIT University in Australia joins EURACTIV’s Brian Maguire to talk about the plain packaging policy for tobacco products introduced in Australia five years ago. Similar packaging policies are currently in force in Franc
EurActiv
added Dec 22, 2017 20:52
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[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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[Canada, Italy] VIDEO: Case Closed | Study Shows No Lung Damage From Vaping

tracked the health outcomes of a cohort of daily e-cigarette users for 3.5-years. The results shatter the myths promulgated by public health propagandists in the Progressives’ war against vaping.
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:38
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BRIEF-Japan Tobacco: To Own Over 70 Percent Of Ethiopia's National Tobacco Enterprise Share Company

* TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL 30 PERCENT STAKE IN ETHIOPIA‘S NATIONAL TOBACCO ENTERPRISE SHARE COMPANY FOR 434 MILLION DOLLARS FROM ETHIOPIAN GOVERNMENT
Reuters
added Dec 22, 2017 16:17
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[Burkina Faso] Burkina: Parliament raises tobacco tax to 45 percent

Tax on tobacco in Burkina Faso has risen from 30 percent to 45 percent, a parliamentary source revealed on Thursday.The raise followed the adoption of the new General Tax Code by the country’s National Assembly.
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:17
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