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[Washington] King Mountain Tobacco partially prevails in New York taxation lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled partially in favor of King Mountain Tobacco in a taxation lawsuit filed by the state of New York...ruling in favor of King Mountain in regards to sales to Native American businesses on tribal lands there, and also in favor of th
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jul 28, 2016 13:55
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[Malaysia] BAT Share Price Falls 11% After Dismal 2Q Results

Investors dumped British American Tobacco (M) Bhd’s (BAT) stocks yesterday after its second-quarter (2Q) earnings slumped by more than half as volume dropped and smokers found comfort in cheaper illicit cigarettes.
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:27
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[Canada] Illegal cigarettes a growing concern in New Brunswick

Lobbyists say illegal tobacco sales in the Maritimes accounts for millions of dollars in lost revenue and poses a risk to youth and small businesses. The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco says all levels of government need to work together to
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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[Bolivia, Latin America, Peru] Incautan contenedores con cigarrillos de contrabando [Containers seized with smuggled cigarettes]

arrested a trailer from the border with Bolivia carrying two containers into which more than five million smuggled cigarettes were found, with an approximate value two million soles, plus candy, cell phone accessories, cleaning products, bundles of used c
Diario Uno (pe)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] High tobacco tax means low happiness, acute corruption: report

The higher the share of tobacco taxes in a country’s total revenue, the lower its people’s sense of happiness and perception of corruption, a study said Wednesday. The Korea Federation of Taxpayers and Rep. Yun Ho-jung of the opposition Minjoo Party of
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:18
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[Europe] LEQUENNE: EU has chance to stop illegal tobacco trade

European Commission has been presented with a golden opportunity to strike a blow against the smugglers... The tobacco industry, its suppliers, law enforcement authorities, member states, and the EU should work together to eliminate this illicit trade
EurActiv
added Jul 27, 2016 14:13
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[UK] Dogs sniff out thousands of illegal cigarettes in raid

Raids were carried out on Monday in a joint operation involving North Tyneside Council’s Trading Standards team and Northumbria Police using two specialist sniffer dogs. The crime-busting canines, Yo-Yo and Scamp, are trained to sniff out tobacco which
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 12:57
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[Belgium, Europe] A fistful of smokes and a cigarette with no name

Customs officers in Belgium seized no fewer than 262 million illicit cigarettes in 2015, or about 13.1 million packets of 20. An impressive result, but did you know that in some cases, the Customs service sells off some of those confiscated gaspers to th
Flanders Today (be)
added Jul 27, 2016 03:40
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[New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. man, Henrico man plead not guilty in cigarette scheme

Two men allegedly involved in trafficking at least $9.5 million in Virginia cigarettes for illegal resale in New Jersey and other states pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday. U.S. District Judges Robert E. Payne set a four-day trial beginning Oct.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jul 27, 2016 03:36
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U.S. Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Awards Decision Sciences Contract to Supply and Deploy Advanced Contraband and Threat Detection System

its Multi-Mode Passive Detection System Generation 3 (MMPDS GEN3), an advanced scanning system using cosmic ray tomography to automatically detect and identify shielded and unshielded nuclear and radiological threats...explosives, narcotics, cigarettes
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 03:35
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