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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran Announces Contraband Cigarette Brands

Marlboro, Royal Five, Royal, Mikado, KINGDOM, Sir, Walden, MIAMI, SX, Bon, Faros, Affair, Senator, Lamborghini, MURAD, D&G, Emerald and MAC failed to secure import or production permits in Iran, IRNA reported.
Financial Tribune
added May 22, 2017 12:30

[New York, Virginia] Fredericksburg Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to Cigarette Trafficking

Ekelemu opened business memberships at various wholesale clubs and with wholesale cigarette distributors in Virginia, and subsequently used those business memberships to make sales-tax-free purchases of more than $7.1 million worth of Virginia-stamped cig
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 19, 2017 21:33
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[Australia] How the Candyman Travers Beynon runs his empire, from tobacco to trademarks and lawyers

behind the party boy image are cigarette vending machines and tobacconists – Freechoice, where Beynon is managing director and majority owner. It’s a bricks and mortar business posting higher profits but battling pressure as we smoke less. It’s also a bu
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added May 19, 2017 20:59

[Asia, Bangladesh] Slab-based tax structure for tobacco encourages tax evasion: analysts

The government should take different initiatives if it wants to make Bangladesh tobacco-free by 2040, said Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation. It is important to increase tobacco tax, as part of the efforts to tackle the
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 19, 2017 15:03

New Research: Plain Packaging and Small Tobacco Packs Ban Boosting Black Market as 20th May Deadline for Major Changes to UK Tobacco Market Nears

In a series of questions put to consumers over the last five months as the new measures were being phased in, the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association (TMA) has tracked the impact of these regulations on smoker behaviour and found a growth in people buying
PR Newswire
added May 19, 2017 14:56

[Europe] New Extreme EU Tobacco Rules: Brussels Must be Held Accountable for Over-Regulation

From May 20, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries will have to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), a raft of draconian rules that will impact consumers and businesses across the Union without meeting its intended goals.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 19, 2017 13:32
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[Florida] Room ‘engulfed’ in pot smoke; woman faces neglect charges

A 40-year-old Niceville woman has been charged with felony child cruelty for smoking marijuana in front of her child and exposing her to second-hand smoke. The living room was “engulfed” in smoke, according to Melissa Kay Perkins’ Niceville Police Depar
Northwest Florida News
added May 19, 2017 03:49

[UK] Sniffer dog finds illicit cigarettes in Hyson Green shop

A hiding place had been created behind an opening discovered in an earlier raid, a court heard. But the specially trained dog was not foxed and immediately found the spot where £1,380 of dodgy cigarettes and tobacco were concealed during an operation by
Nottingham Post (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:51

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Lucio Co, BAT eye Mighty rescue

Retail tycoon Lucio Co, in partnership with British American Tobacco (BAT), is reportedly being lured to rescue Mighty Corp., the cigarette company at the center of a multibillion-peso tax stamp issue, industry sources said over the weekend.
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 18, 2017 07:17

[Asia, India] 22 tobacco sellers challaned in Patiala, ₹4,050 collected as fine

Civil surgeon Balwinder Singh said a team of the health department conducted raids at various places in the city...He said that most shopkeepers were selling loose cigarettes and other tobacco products, which is banned as per law. He said that strict acti
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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