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[Brazil] A guerra perdida contra o tráfico na fronteira com o Paraguai [The lost war against trafficking on the border with Paraguay]

Cigarette smuggling is a millionaire business, lucrative and closely linked to drug trafficking... Traffickers hide marijuana, cocaine and weapons in cigarette smuggling carts to circumvent surveillance
Epoca (br)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:19
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[Latin America, Paraguay] Brazil Loses $2.1 Billion in Taxes on Cigarette Smuggling

Cigarettes are the most seized contraband product in Brazil. It is estimated that, in a year, the country loses almost R$6.5 billion (US$2.1 billion) in taxes. Most of this contraband comes in through Paraguay, which borders the states of Mato Grosso do
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:54
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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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Axis Biotec Announces the Construction of an Innovative Tobacco-Based Biopharmaceutical Expression and Pilot Manufacturing Facility in Brazil

Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 17:08
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[Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, USA] Insisten en que contrabando de cigarrillos financia a Hezbollah [They insist that cigarette smuggling funds Hezbollah]

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a US organization, issued a report to the US Congress that once again notes that the route of cigarette and drug smuggling funds Hezbollah and other groups Terrorists.
Ultima Hora (py)
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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[South America/Caribbean] Philip Morris International PM Brazil is proud to support the Center for Digital Inclusion

in bringing technology solutions that help inspire learning in schools in tobacco growing regions. Thank you Comitê Para Democratização da Informática de Santa Catarina for offering...
LinkedIn
added Apr 11, 2017 23:07
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[Brazil, USA] CNT creates UTC International

Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco (CNT) has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International in Wilson, North Carolina, USA. The new company is the management holding for the U.S. operation and the Brazil operation of UTC Group.
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 29, 2017 18:48
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[Brazil, USA] “CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group”

Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco GmbH (“CNT”) and United Tobacco Company LLC (“UTC US”) are pleased to announce that CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International LLC, Wilson, NC. The new company shall be the management holding for t
United Tobacco Company
added Mar 29, 2017 18:46
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[Brazil] GLANTZ: No doubt about it: smokefree laws cut heart attacks in big way

There is strong and consistent evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke causes heart attacks and that smokefree workplace and public place laws cut heart attacks (and other diseases). The most recent evidence comes from a large study in Sao Paolo, Brazi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2017 12:45
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