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[Germany] Counterfeit Goods Funding Terrorism ($$)

German authorities are clamping down on counterfeit goods, and running public information campaigns to inform consumers... “There will be particular emphasis on the connection between the purchase of illegal cigarettes, the financing of terrorism and the
Handelsblatt Interaktiv (de)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:43

PHOTOS: Substantial Quantity of Contraband Cigarettes Destroyed in Southern Iran

Over 33 million sticks of contraband cigarettes were destroyed in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz, Fars province.
Tasnim News Agency (ir)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:36

Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds

“[Ramen] is easy to get and it’s high in calories,” Gibson-Light said. “A lot of them, they spend their days working and exercising... Five tailor-made cigarettes – worth $2.00 – can be bought for one pack of ramen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 14:07

A closer look at ‘Cheap White’ cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

We confirmed that many Cheap White brands do not comply with the legal requirements in countries where they are sold, but also found that some of these cigarettes appear to be sold legally even outside their country of origin. The presence of untaxed Chea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:31

[Ireland] Timeline: The 10 men killed in the Kinahan-Hutch feud

Duggan (55), who was shot dead outside his home on a housing estate in Ratoath, Co Meath, was behind multiple shipments of counterfeit cigarettes. They were sourced from Asian and eastern European black market factories and smuggled into Ireland in 40ft
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Thirteen traders caught for selling cigarettes to minors

Thirteen traders were caught selling cigarettes to minors during raids conducted simultaneously in four states last week...Dr Lokman said the ministry had submitted the investigation papers to the respective state prosecutors, and hoped that possible lega
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:48

Popping Down to the Shops and Into Australia's Booming Tobacco Black Market

Despite some successful efforts by law enforcement to stop the flow of illicit tobacco into the country, it is still being smuggled in and sold relatively freely across Australia. One buyer is 60-year-old Melbourne man "Guido," a pack-a-day smoker and r
added Aug 18, 2016 20:08

[Bahamas, Caribbean] Residents get answers to their MRP concerns and questions

With respect to tobacco smuggling, Willson noted that the act is indeed a major concern for the ministry, most notably on the island of Grand Bahama. “What we have done is to reeducate the public about the importance of ensuring that the tobacco produ
Nassau Guardian (bs)
added Aug 18, 2016 20:04

[Texas] VIDEO: 3 On Your Side Investigates: Illegal cigarette sales

"There's a lot of convenient stores that do that. I've seen people buy them, but I didn't know it was illegal," said Charles Johnson of WMPR. "People smoke, and they just want a cigarette, you know?" As for the convenient stores that sell them, they eit
KCBD Ch. 11(Lubbock, TX)
added Aug 18, 2016 20:02

[California] LAFAIVE: Cigarette tax hike initiative a bridge too far

This initiative, if adopted, will lead to rampant tax evasion... Scholars at the Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy and others have examined in detail the interaction of cigarette taxes and illicit behavior. They report that in 2014, more t
Orange County (CA) Register
added Aug 18, 2016 14:54
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