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[North Carolina] Judge orders NC sheriff to stop interfering with attempts to call witnesses in lawsuit over brutal arrest

a federal lawsuit filed by a man who suffered broken bones and other injuries during an arrest.... Thomas said he became disoriented after working with chemicals in a tobacco field at his farm, jumped out of a pickup, and destroyed a woman’s decorative fe
Raw Story
added May 27, 2015 02:13
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Romania exports EUR 83 mln of cigarettes to North Korea

Romania’s trade with North Korea amounted to EUR 90 million last year. Most of the exports were cigarettes – worth EUR 83 million and plastic packaging of EUR 2 million. The country imported products of EUR 5 million from North Korea. These include car
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21
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[Ireland] O'Herlihy ran hugely successful PR firm which acted for tobacco industry

O'Herlihy Communications has been in business since 1973 as a PR and lobbying firm. Among its clients was the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers' Advisory Committee (ITMAC). ... "As a sports presenter, I have had no complaints about my association with tobacco.
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 26, 2015 08:15
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[South Carolina] 56-year-old man gets life for stealing $900 of cigarettes

A 56-year-old man who acted as his own attorney has been sentenced to life in prison in Sumter County for stealing $900 worth of cigarettes. David Duren Jr. fell under South Carolina’s three-strikes law, which allows a life sentence when someone is convi
AP - Associated Press
added May 25, 2015 22:50
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[Africa, Nigeria] Experts Call For Stringent Measures Against Tobacco Smoking

Experts on Monday called for controlled measures against tobacco and smoking to reduce the severe negative implications to health. The experts spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos ahead of the 2015 World No Tobacco Day om May 31.
Leadership (ng)
added May 25, 2015 22:45
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[Virginia] No easy solutions for illicit tobacco trade

Chaloupka... spoke last week at the annual meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association in Williamsburg, a gathering of industry representatives and some public health advocates .... ...“If you can get low-tax states to bring their taxes up to some minimu
Richmond.com
added May 24, 2015 18:04
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Research letter / Is the illicit cigarette market really growing? The tobacco industry's misleading math trick

A growing body of evidence suggests that estimates of the illicit cigarette trade levels presented in the industry-commissioned reports are often inflated. Another tactic used by the tobacco industry to exaggerate the scope of the illicit cigarette trade
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2015 14:31
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[Asia, Vietnam] Government News 22/5: Smuggling, trade fraud worsen national economy: PM

The Government leader stressed the need to strictly address sales of contraband tobacco, while intensifying communications to raise public awareness of tobacco trafficking. Disseminating the bad impacts of smoking among the public, particularly among the
Vietnam Net
added May 22, 2015 12:04
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EXCLUSIVE: 'I'll drop you one by one' - chilling threat prime suspect in DC family murder was accused of making to landlord is revealed

he had a run in with his landlord Ebekini Martin Eben who applied for a peace order against him, though it was denied.... Mr Eben said that Wint refused to pay the rent or the bills and had been annoying him by smoking on his room.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 23:54
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[California] Nearly $2 million in contraband cigarettes, tobacco products trashed at Yolo County event

Products were seized by state Board of Equalization investigators over 13-year period Items destroyed were confiscated from Bakersfield to the Oregon border, 2001 - 2014...the largest one-time destruction of contraband cigarettes and tobacco products in
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 20, 2015 23:44
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