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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

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

[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

[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12

[New York] CRUDELE: How untaxed cigarettes can lead to funding terrorism

the Village Voice recently pooh-poohed the notion that illegal cigarette sales were fueling terrorism. Well, that paper should meet Burroughs.... If you buy cigarettes for a price that is obviously too good to be true,..., your money could be going to ter
New York Post
added May 19, 2015 03:03

[UK-Wales] Attack with ICE SKATE in the head for smoking left woman with fractured skull and needing brain surgery - Wales Online

In 2010 she was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome and was under the care of a psychologist. Miss Halsall said at the time of the attack Welsh was frustrated not having a job, felt unfulfilled and socially isolated. She said: “She developed intolerance t
WalesOnline (uk)
added May 19, 2015 01:29

[Australia] Tobacco industry threatens to launch super-cheap ciggies as officials want more power to seize illicit tobacco

The tobacco industry has threatened to launch super-cheap cigarettes costing just $9 a pack in response to a growing black market in cheap, illegal tobacco, which health officials claim they are powerless to seize. The NSW Cancer Council has slammed the
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 19, 2015 00:56

[Africa, South Africa] SARS drama spills over into the UK

The sordid SA Revenue Service (SARS) drama is spilling over into the UK, where police are now investigating...BAT had paid Pretoria attorney Belinda Walter to feed them intelligence on the illicit tobacco trade in South Africa.
News24 (za)
added May 18, 2015 10:53

Use of illicit tobacco following introduction of standardised packaging of tobacco products in Australia: results from a national cross-sectional survey

we found no evidence in Australia of increased use of two categories of manufactured cigarettes likely to be contraband, no increase in purchase from informal sellers and no increased use of unbranded illicit ‘chop-chop’ tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added May 18, 2015 10:22

[Australia] SHEEHAN: Smoking taxes make cigarette smuggling an increasingly attractive option

the massive price mark-ups, the de facto criminalising of tobacco growing, and the state-imposed disease porn, is a classic example of a rampant nanny state passive aggression, where imposition is justified as For Your Own Good, for a product which is leg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 18, 2015 10:15
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