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High Arizona cigarette tax might boost smuggling, report says

Arizona's tax of $2 a pack ties with four other states as 12th-highest in the nation, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation...also cited estimated smuggling rates, both by individuals, criminal groups and others, calculated by the Mackinac Center
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jan 18, 2017 09:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADETUBERU: Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

In recent years, the tobacco industry has been the subject of unjust attacks by anti-tobacco lobby groups. While it is pertinent to state that tobacco consumption poses a grave health risk, it is worthy of note that every consenting adult (18 and above)
Ikenga Chronicles
added Jan 17, 2017 22:00
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[Australia] Poorer health in smokers of chop chop

People who smoke chop chop – or unbranded loose tobacco – report significantly worse health than legal smokers, according to the Cancer Council Victoria. A report, Health Effects of Smoking Tobacco in Other Forms, uses data from the 2013 National Drug S
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Jan 17, 2017 20:32
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco steps up illicit trade push

Imperial Tobacco is stepping up its battle against the illegal tobacco trade by this month, sending out its Suspect it? Report it! anti-illicit trade campaign packs to 50,000 convenience retailers in the UK. The initiative by the tobacco company has got
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:03
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[UK] LATEST Torquay stabbing: Three 'met to discuss sale of tobacco'

TWO men have been arrested after a Torquay man was stabbed and repeatedly kicked after meeting contacts 'to discuss the sale of tobacco'.
Torquay Herald Express (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:49
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit product, highlighted how easy it is to buy illegal tobacco online. Police have also raised concerns the black market is fuelling armed robberies and burglaries
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:24
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[UK] Cigarette ban backfires behind bars as inmates smoking Spice DOUBLES

JAILBIRDS snuffing out ciggies in light of a prison ban are getting their fix smoking deadly Spice instead.
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

There is a high risk New Zealand's tobacco black market could grow significantly, costing the Government over $10 million a year, a declassified document says. A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:35
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[Australia] Ballarat’s black market of smokes

Ballarat’s black market for illegal cigarettes is alive and well, with illicit tobacco being sold at locations across the city. At least three stores The Courier investigated sold “illicit whites”, branded cigarettes that are legally produced in other c
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[Canada, New York] CBP and HSI Seize 13,200 Pounds Of Undeclared Tobacco At Peace Bridge

seized 13,200 pounds of tobacco, valued at more than $530,000, on January 4...the tobacco was being smuggled out of the U.S. into Canada to avoid paying U.S. and Canadian taxes and duties.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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