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Common state mechanisms regulating tribal tobacco taxation and sales, the USA, 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many states with a tribal presence have no formal strategies for non-members purchasing tobacco on tribal lands. Formalising policies and harmonising tax rates may assist states in collecting tax revenue from non-tribal consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 29, 2016 20:01
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Carreras issues warning about counterfeit cigarettes on the market

Local cigarette distributor Carreras says it is aware of attempts to sell counterfeit Craven ‘A’ cigarettes across the island. A news release from the company on Tuesday said the counterfeit products are being sold in Kingston and St Andrew, Montego Bay,
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 29, 2016 19:57
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[UK] Tobacco smugglers must pay back £240K or face jail

A Lancashire man caught smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, has been ordered to pay back £240,000, of which £90,000 must be paid within three months, or he will face a further 18 months in jail. Peter Robinson, 70, and his son, Adam, b
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:42
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[Asia, Iran] Over a Third of Cigarettes Contraband

Contraband cigarettes account for 35-40% of the domestic market, a former CEO of Iranian Tobacco Company said. Mohammad Hossein Barkhordar was also quoted as saying by ISNA that close to 8.5 billion sticks of cigarettes were smuggled into the country in
Financial Tribune
added Jun 29, 2016 14:13
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[New York] VIDEO: BROOKLYN CANDY SHOP WAS FRONT FOR HUGE DRUG OPERATION BEHIND SECRET DOOR, POLICE SAY

The State Finance Department was initially investigating the shop for untaxed cigarettes, but became suspicious...discovered the small shop was just a front for a huge drug operation...arrested two men -- 33-year-old Hamdan Alsaidi and 46-year-old Mohamad
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Jun 28, 2016 20:24
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Korea - South] 'N. Korea selling counterfeit money to terrorists'

They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
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[Australia, USA] VIDEO: US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smuggling

Sydney-based US Air Force personnel, Australian Border Force officials and Commonwealth-licensed customs brokers are suspected to have joined international crime syndicates...the US airmen were paid to help smuggle tobacco into Australia, depriving the Co
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:04
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[New York] NY Says UPS Clearly Broke Deal Not To Ship Untaxed Smokes ($$)

asked a federal judge for a win on their claim that United Parcel Service Inc. knowingly violated a deal to block deliveries of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations, saying undisputed facts show UPS went afoul of the agreement.
Law360
added Jun 28, 2016 19:50
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[Asia, India] Cigarette sales dip for fourth consecutive year

Sales of cigarettes declined 8.2 per cent in 2014-15 to 88.1 billion sticks from 95.9 billion the previous year. This is the fourth consecutive year that sales have fallen in India. In 2013-14, cigarette volumes fell by 4.9 per cent, data from research fi
Business Standard (in)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:27
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[Europe, UK] E-cigarette industry body seeks government meeting to changes to EU vaping regulations in the wake of Brexit vote

The Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) told City A.M. that although the European Union's Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was transposed into UK law in May, the organisation will still "seek clarity" for its members on whether there could
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:24
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