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[California] Man accused of stabbing woman near Belmont Park over smoking

A 70-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing a woman near Belmont Park because her smoking bothered him was charged Tuesday with assault with a deadly weapon and making a criminal threat.
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] International anti-tobacco group rejects report on illicit trade

Asia-11 Illicit Tobacco Indicator, a report that supposedly details illicit trade in eight Asian countries including the Philippines, was “more myth than fact.” SEATCA called for an outright rejection of the report, saying it was not an independent study
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:01
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[UK] 4,000 illicit cigarettes seized in Northamptonshire raids

The raids of shops in Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and Northampton also recovered 175 pouches of illicit hand rolling tobacco. The operation, which took place at the weekend, involved the use of dogs trained to help uncover hidden tobacco.
BBC Online
added Jul 23, 2014 13:13
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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42
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[New York] Death of a Man in Custody Adds Fuel to a Dispute Over a Policing Strategy

officers had tangled with Mr. Garner time and time again, arresting him for selling untaxed cigarettes ...another shop owner, acknowledged giving up on selling cigarettes because there were so many men, like Mr. Garner, who could undercut him on the sidew
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2014 02:38
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Cigarettes in Greece

With the way prices are currently, premium brands are set to gain share in the coming years. Overall, however, cigarette sales are expected to continue to decline, partly due to the recession, with more Greeks quitting or at least reducing their consumpt
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:04
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Smoking Tobacco in Greece

Illicit trade of raw tobacco in bulk will continue to pose a major threat to growth. In areas where tobacco is cultivated, ie Agrinio and Xanthi, packaged RYO sales are set to drop tremendously. This will also be the case in mainland Greece, where raw to
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:03
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Tobacco in Greece

Volume sales of tobacco products in Greece continued to decline in 2013. This was partly the result of ever more Greeks quitting smoking, mainly due to the fact that they can no longer afford it, but was also due to rising health awareness and illicit tob
Euromonitor International
added Jul 19, 2014 23:32
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