Headlines Tagged with Cross-Border/Crime — 19,538 headlines found
But as we always warn, boosting cigarette taxes also would increase the black market, which especially afflicts the poor. If the economy remains this productive, we hope any talk of tax increases next year is snuffed out like a cigarette butt.
Nov 26, 2015 Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Nov 27, 2015 01:42
South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials seized R4,2 million worth of illegal cigarettes in two separate raids on the same day earlier this week, the agency said on Wednesday. The raids occurred on Monday November 23 at the Grobler’s Bridge border
Nov 25, 2015 Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:28
A cigarette butt tossed on a highway by a passenger can get drivers pulled over and arrested, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case closely followed by police trying to crack down not on littering, but drunken driving.
Nov 25, 2015 Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Nov 25, 2015 17:17
MORE than 480 illegal tobacco products have been discovered in Bedfordshire by a sniffer dog during a recent police and council operation. Central Bedfordshire Council targeted five shops across Dunstable, Houghton Regis and Biggleswade suspected of sel
Nov 23, 2015 Luton & Dunstable Express (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:02
research by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and others has shown how very high tobacco taxes come with negative unintended consequences — and don’t necessarily improve health outcomes either.
Nov 24, 2015 Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Nov 25, 2015 17:01
Deputy Matt Bush was patrolling on Interstate 65 near the Columbus exit at about 3 a.m. Saturday, when he noticed that the car in front of him didn't have a working license plate light and the driver threw a lit cigarette out the window.
Nov 23, 2015 WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:37
tobacco not only earns forex but contributes the most to Pakistan’s excise tax base. Unfortunately, there are two main problems that have capped the growth of this industry – illegal cigarettes and lack of agricultural credit.
Nov 24, 2015 (Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 24, 2015 04:02
[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia] Scouring rubbish bins and garbage dumpsites to uncover illicit cigarette industry
What initially started as “litter bin sampling”, led investigators to uncover the extent and depth of the problem of illicit cigarette trade. “Intelligence gathering helps in identifying the chain link and our role is to assist the authorities in any way
Nov 23, 2015 Rakyat Post (my)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:53
a recent intelligence report commissioned by industry players concluded that home-grown militants have also resorted to such smuggling activities to fund their terror activities in the region. Organised crime syndicates are involved in illicit cigarette s
Nov 23, 2015 Rakyat Post (my)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:51
[UK-Wales] Pensioner who sold counterfeit tobacco had more than £4,000 in cash when he was stopped in a pub
A pensioner was found with more than £4,000 in cash as well as fake tobacco and wrongly labelled cigarettes when he was stopped by council and police officers in a pub in Blackwood. Michael Khakias, 70, from Penallta, Ystrad Mynach, also sold a council o
Nov 20, 2015 WalesOnline (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:32