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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN urges fair, balanced regulation of the tobacco industry

This can only be achieved if the bill on regulating the tobacco industry that is currently being debated by the National Assembly takes into consideration the views of all stakeholders with the ultimate aim of drafting a bill that is effective and workab
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:45

[Saudi Arabia] Saudis ban smoking, hookahs, tobacco in Islam’s holiest cities

Saudi Arabia has permanently forbidden the use of tobacco products in Islam's holiest cities, resulting in significant changes for many Muslims. The ban famously includes cigarettes and the Middle Eastern hookah (also known as shisha or water pipe). For
Washington Times
added Oct 21, 2014 13:44

[Oman] Fake cigarettes cause OMR3.5m loss to country

Smuggling of counterfeit cigarettes leads to a revenue loss of nearly OMR3.5 million to the country and they constitute 21 per cent of illegal products being brought into the Omani market by smugglers. Further, the majority of consumers who buy smuggled
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:18

[North Carolina] Judge rejects Phelps' bid

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge denied Wednesday the request by convicted felon Calvin Phelps to halt the final liquidation stage for three defunct Mocksville tobacco companies he once owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:32

[Belgium, UK] Smokers take ‘fag ferry’ to stock up and beat taxman ($$)

First it was the booze cruise, now it’s the great British fag run. Smokers — and smugglers — are flocking to a small village on the Belgian coast in search of cheap tobacco to beat the taxman.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:43

[Russia] BULLETIN Day 6

if governments follow through on the goodwill shown on the tobacco tax issue this week, tobacco taxes and prices should rise sharply in the coming years, with more efficient tax structures, better tax administration and higher revenues. most importantly,
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 20, 2014 15:21

[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] ABONE: Tobacco Control: Danger Signals from Chief Regulator

public and media representatives were thrown out of the public gallery and prevented from observing the proceedings of the conference. Worldwide condemnation trailed the ban as observers see the action as laden with hidden agendas aimed at covering suspe
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:39

In New York, a Nose for Hidden Compartments and Cigarettes

inside were rows and rows, all different brands, of contraband. Not narcotics or pills, but unopened packs of cigarettes, perfectly legal in the state in which they were bought, but not here. Hence the secret compartment....chokehold death of Eric Garner
New York Times
added Oct 18, 2014 09:45

[Ireland] ‘A great day for South Armagh Duty Free’ – tobacco companies are not happy…

They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.
The (ie)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:36

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling By State (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Oct 16, 2014 17:37
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