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[France] Tabacs to launch their own cigarette brand

French tobacco shops are set to launch their own brand of cigarettes in a bid to combat the black market in tobacco. The move is aimed at "the scourge of the black market" said Pascal Montredon, president of the Confederation of Tobacconists, which incl
The Connexion (fr)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:53

[New York, Virginia] NY Times Demand Records on ATF Tobacco Smuggling

According to the lawsuit, “at the same time the ATF was tightening its tobacco enforcement policies, some of its Virginia-based agents were engaged in a practice that more closely resembled tobacco smuggling. The profits of this ATF-led tobacco-smuggling
Courthouse News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42

[Asia, Israel] 'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

On Wednesday, a container owned by another suspect left Ashdod carrying merchandise intended for the Haifa District Arab port city of Baqa al-Gharbiyye. A team of police officers and customs investigators found the Baqa al-Gharbiyye storage room and int
Arutz Sheva (
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

[Fiji, Oceania] WHO and OCO Sign to Tackle Illicit Tobacco Trade Problem

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the World Health Organisation (WHO) office in Suva, yesterday. The MoU was signed between the OCO and WHO to work together in sharing information and ideas relevant to preventing and eliminating illicit tobacco trade.
Fiji Sun (fj)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:09
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[UK] Under age children sold illicit cigarettes that were a fire risk claims trading standards as off licence review is ordered

Calls have been made to review the license of Europa on Broad Street, March, after illicit tobacco and cigarettes were discovered there last month. A March off-licence that allegedly sold illicit cigarettes to under age children – risking their health in
Cambs Times (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:01

UPS Loses in Contraband Cigarette Case

“Three cheers to the state Attorney General [Schneiderman] and the city Corporation Counsel for prosecuting this case... said Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores, Albany, N.Y., in a statement to CSP Daily News.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:41

[UK] Imperial cracks down on six illicit tobacco retailers ($$)

’These latest actions are another impactful demonstration of Imperial’s zero tolerance policy’
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43
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[Asia] VIDEO: Illicit trade of cigarettes in Pakistan

Trade of counterfeit, illegal brands in Pakistan is common besides smuggling of such cigarettes from the borders. According to an estimate it is causing Rs. 40 billion loss to national exchequer annually.
You Tube
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43

[Singapore] 87 busted in Geylang for selling illegal sex enhancement drugs and contraband cigarettes

Eight men and two women were arrested for peddling contraband cigarettes and selling illegal sexual enhancement drugs.
STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print) (sg)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:43

[UK] Two illegal immigrants jailed for running bootleg tobacco factory in Halesowen

Investigators found 3,000 kilos of tobacco being prepared inside the Malt Hill Lane warehouse that would have avoided £600,000... He said Quing Lin and Shaosa Lin were detained at the scene and they were found to be carrying over £15,300 in cash in a ruc
Cotswold Journal (uk)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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