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Ombudsman: Some 40% of all tobacco products sold in Russia are counterfeit

"According to most cautious estimates, the share of illegal products has already reached 35-40 percent, which deals a serious blow to the budget of the Russian Federation, not to mention the quality of the falsified products and the scope of illegal prod
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added May 25, 2017 01:19
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[Ethiopia, UK] LETTER: Questions around the candidacy of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for WHO DG

In 2016, the Ethiopian Government sold 40% of the shares in its tobacco monopoly...deal with JTI seems to have contravened Article 5·3 of [FCTC]...Tedros...was Health Minister from 2005 to 2012, and aims to be DG of WHO, I believe that he should have s
The Lancet (uk)
added May 25, 2017 01:03
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[Africa, Ethiopia] Physician’s letter in Lancet casts new shadow on Tedros WHO bid

The physician who leads the Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative has spoken out against candidate Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...Dr. Frank Ashall, in an open letter...The Lancet, raised questions about the Ethiopian government’s deal-making role in a tobacco indu
Africa Times
added May 25, 2017 00:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] Over 45 manufacturers selling 145 illegal cigarette brands evading regulations

evading the fiscal and regulatory laws of the country. The price differential between tax paying and tax evading brands grew to Rs. 47. A legitimate packet sells for Rs. 72 whereas an illicit pack sells for R. 25. It is alarming to know that the minimum t
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 25, 2017 00:28
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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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Murphy USA: Rebuilding Tobacco

Citing a “longer ramp-up period for this [tobacco] category,” Andrew Clyde, president and CEO, Murphy USA, El Dorado, Ark., said nontobacco sales were 14% higher due to larger square footage and a more standardized offer in locations built after 2015. Wi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:17
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BRIANT: Association Expands Focus on Local Tobacco Ordinances

Every tobacco retailer, wholesaler and manufacturer reading this article needs to understand the gravity of the movement by advocates to propose and lobby for the adoption of local retail tobacco ordinance restrictions. While the three states with the mos
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:16
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[Missouri] C-Stores Under Scrutiny After Tobacco Raid

“People walk into gas stations and you just see all the different tobacco products that they sell on top of being a kind of grocery, convenience store, going to almost a tobacco store/convenience store,” Aldridge said. Aldridge comments come in the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:15
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Oettinger Davidoff AG officially opens its new factory in Danlí, Honduras

After acquiring tobacco plantations in the Condega region of Nicaragua and in the Jamastrán Valley in Honduras, the company purchased land in Honduras 2015 to build a new cigar factory. ODAG Factory_1 ODAG
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:41
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Actress Coco Jones Partners with DoSomething.org and truth® to launch Compatibility Quiz "Who Has Their Eye on You?"

to show teens how Big Tobacco is vying for their attention. Coco Jones, the 19-year-old star of Disney's Let it Shine recorded a public service announcement... The quiz follows the launch of the latest campaign by truth, #STOPPROFILING, that underscores t
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:39
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