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[USA] Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities

The list of claimants includes national hotel chains and an electric company, sugar mill owners and tobacco farmers like the Schechters. The Schechters lost their farm, a shirt factory and a 17-room home in Marianao, which is now being used as a residen
New York Times
added Dec 22, 2014 01:42
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[Australia, Europe, UK] EVANS-REEVES: Plain cigarette packaging: is the government stalling as election approaches?

Jane Ellison, the under secretary of state for public health, has the power to introduce standardised packaging under Section 94 of the Children and Families Act 2014. Yet, despite two public consultations, a government-commissioned review of the evidenc
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:59
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Study finds link between contraband cigarette and illicit drug use among teens in Canada

University of Alberta economics professor calling on government to tighten enforcement on contraband tobacco after research shows link to illicit drugs
News-Medical.net
added Dec 21, 2014 05:56
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[USA] A boom for Cuban cigars? Stores, customers say they aren't ready to make that call

But the cigars won't roll into stores just yet, and owners say they aren't worried about any dip in business. "I don't think they'll be able to afford it. It's not for the average customer," said Erik Otero, who left Cuba when he was 3 and has been rollin
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 20, 2014 15:40
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[UK] Gambian diplomats jailed for tobacco scam

A group of Gambian diplomats who turned an embassy into a "warehouse" selling tax-free tobacco have been jailed... It should only have been for personal use or for the Gambian High Commission but the seven staff, who did not smoke, sold much of it - chea
BBC Online
added Dec 19, 2014 13:11
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[USA] Ban on Cuban cigars goes up in a puff of smoke

Cuban tobacco and alcohol imports will be capped at $100, while ceiling for all Cuban goods brought back will be $400. The impact on the cigar industry could be huge.
Fortune Magazine
added Dec 19, 2014 02:45
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[New York, Virginia] NYC man busted with 500,000 untaxed cigarettes in his van

He admittedly boasted of his earnings to police, and told investigators he peddled the smokes across Staten Island and Brooklyn about every 10 weeks... “I go to Virginia every 10 weeks, I make $5,000 to $7,000 on a load, a carton sells between $40 to $50
New York Post
added Dec 18, 2014 07:30
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[Virginia] THE CITY OF NEW YORK -against- DISCOUNT TOBACCO & THINGS, INC., and GABY Y. NOUHRA (PDF)

This is an action for injunctive relief, damages and penalties arising out of the defendant Discount Tobacco & Things, Inc. (“DT&T”) and Gaby Y. Nouhra’s (“Nouhra”) distribution of and conspiracy to distribute Virginia-stamped cigarettes into New York C
New York Lawyer
added Dec 18, 2014 07:27
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[New York] City Sues Virginia Tobacco Dealer Over Cigarette Sales

New York City has brought what the New York City Law Department said is the city's first-ever lawsuit against an out-of-state store owner for conspiracy to distribute untaxed cigarettes in the city (See Complaint).
New York Law Journal
added Dec 18, 2014 07:21
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[Singapore] ST's Mind Your Body casts spotlight on health care

BAN ON SHISHA What: A ban imposed on the import, distribution and sale of shisha... When: Nov 28, although existing licensed tobacco importers and retailers who import or sell shisha tobacco will be allowed to continue importing and selling it until J
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 18, 2014 07:13
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