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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Dangerous Cheap Smokes - Counterfeit Cigarettes Even More Harmful

Usually manufactured in some unregulated plants, a research team in the United States has found that there were much higher concentrations of toxic heavy metals consistently found in counterfeit cigarettes that were seized in America compared to genuine
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 25, 2018 18:08
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[California] An Update on Federal Issues: ATF and Contraband Cigarettes

CDA has become aware that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has begun to enforce more aggressively a decades old law known as the Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Act. This can affect all distributors, but especi
California Distributors Association (CDA)
added Apr 25, 2018 18:00
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[Australia] Multi-million dollar tobacco crop destroyed

An illegal tobacco crop with an estimated value of $9 million has been seized and destroyed by the Australian Taxation Office in Maidment Rd, Koonoomoo. ‘‘We found this crop based on information provided to us by Victoria Police,’’ ATO deputy commissioner
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:57
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[Maryland] $60,000 in untaxed tobacco discovered in traffic stop

discovered nearly $60,000 of contraband tobacco products through a traffic stop and an investigation of three retail stores. Around 1 p.m. on April 18, FED agents assisted a state trooper in the stop of a Dodge Caravan with Missouri plates traveling on I
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:54
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[Europe] OLAF: Illicit cut tobacco is a significant and growing market

Illicit cut tobacco, also called “chop-chop” or “bulk tobacco”, is a type of tobacco that is cut or shredded, usually sold in pouches or bags and smoked in handcrafted cigarettes (Roll-your-own or Make-your-own). This product is typically priced by weigh
EurActiv
added Apr 25, 2018 17:40
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Nebraska's Tobacco Regulations Unconstitutional, Tribe Says ($$)

Two subsidiaries of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, that manufacture and resell tobacco products filed the complaint last Friday, saying the state was trying to regulate tobacco on tribal lands because Big
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 10:26
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[China] Secondary school students allegedly chased down teacher who confronted them for smoking; teacher had to hide in science lab and call for help

According to a Chinese daily, a pair of students from Yuying Secondary School charged at and cornered a teacher who confronted them for smoking. The Guang Ming Daily reported that the teacher, Ms Wong (transliterated), had followed a trail of smoke in th
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:18
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions and a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan to stop youth use of, and access to, JUUL and other e-cigarettes

First, we’re announcing that the FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors...We’re thankful for eBay’s swift action to remove the listings and vol
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2018 16:56
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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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[Greece] Crooked ex-cop ran tobacco smuggling gang

A tobacco smuggling gang that was disbanded on Saturday was led by a retired policeman, according to a spokesman for the Greek Police (ELAS) on Monday. The former officer, 56, and two other men, 47 and 60, were arrested in coordinated police sweeps in t
Kathimerini (gr)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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