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[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco price hike begets fresh uncertainties

While the new tobacco tax has been in effect in South Korea for only three weeks... The ugly side effects of the economic policy include the personal use of corporate credit cards for buying cigarettes, illegal cigarette sales online and increasing visits
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 27, 2015 12:39
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[UK] Anti-illegal tobacco campaign to roll out

Tobacco company Philip Morris Limited (PML) is aiming to roll out a retailer education programme across the country later this year as part of its campaign to fight the illegal tobacco trade...L is now evaluating the feedback from the retailers who took
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:23
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[Tennessee] Former Sumner inmates sue over strip search

The county denies the allegations of three former female inmates in the Sumner County Jail who say they were forced to expose their genitals to a male correctional officer in 2013. Elizabeth Rhyne of Robertson County, Regina Carpenter of Smith County an
The Tennessean
added Jan 27, 2015 00:15
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[California] Competency Hearing Delayed in Smoking-Bothered-Him Case

A mental competency hearing was postponed Monday until Feb. 9 for a man accused of stabbing a woman near Belmont Park because her smoking bothered him. Terrance Alphonce Behan, 71, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing near
Times of San Diego
added Jan 26, 2015 22:28
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[UK-Scotland] Shop selling counterfeit tobacco does roaring trade just yards from major police station

CITY crime gang cashes in by flogging fake baccy that can contain unknown chemicals and even rat droppings for half the price of normal packet.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:23
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[Australia, UK] SNOWDON: All the plain packaging lobby really wants is to hear tobacco companies squeal

Has the anti-smoking lobby’s war with the tobacco industry reached such hateful depths that it would prefer to see the cigarette market in the hands of organised criminals than have "Big Tobacco" make money and pay taxes? It seems it has.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:07
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[Australia, UK] The cigarettes that worry tobacco firms

Tobacco companies are warning of an increase in smuggling...This is what happened when Australia shifted ... and the biggest rise was found in sales of brands known as "illicit whites"... "typically not sold legally anywhere and are often made exclusivel
BBC Online
added Jan 26, 2015 18:00
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[Europe] Bulgaria Loses Most Revenues From Illicit Cigarettes Sales in EU

In relative terms, the losses suffered by Bulgaria are 3 times greater than in Romania and Poland, 10 times larger than in Germany and 16 times higher than in the Netherlands.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jan 26, 2015 17:55
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[Australia, UK] Dame Angela Watkinson is The Freedom Association’s ‘Parliamentarian of the Week’

Watkinson gave an excellent speech in the House of Commons opposing plain packaging, emphasising that she is a life-long non-smoker and laying out the reasons why this proposed legislation will not work. Here is part of what she had to say:
The Freedom Association (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:46
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[UK] Smoking: Plain packs 'will lead to more illegal cigarettes on streets' of Derbyshire

But Dee Sedani, who runs convenience stores in Etwall and Matlock, believes ministers should be focusing more on educating young people about the dangers of smoking.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:42
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