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[USA] Counterfeit E-Cigs Hit Europe, U.S.

Liberty is hardly the only victim: British American Tobacco PLC's forensic experts have even discovered unlicensed e-cigarette versions of the company's combustible tobacco brands, including Kent and Vogue.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:13
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City's first urban reserve opens Petro-Canada gas station

Long Plain First Nation celebrated the grand opening today of a new gas station and smoke shop on the first urban reserve within city limits. First Nation chiefs and officials from the province, the city and federal government braved a stiff winter wind
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:31
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Cigarette taxes and smoking: Will higher taxes yield a public benefit?

adult smoking is largely unaffected by taxes. At best, cigarette tax increases may have a small negative association with cigarette consumption, although it is difficult to distinguish the effect from zero.
Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Feb 26, 2015 08:39
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[California] ZALAC: Higher cigarette taxes will do little to decrease smoking

New research by professors Kevin Callison and Robert Kaestner published in Regulation questions whether further raising cigarette taxes will do much to decrease smoking rates
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:33
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[Africa, South Africa] BAT calls for no increase on cigarette taxes

says the illegal cigarette trade has cost government R20 billion in unpaid taxes. "We'd like to urge the National Treasury to keep excise duties on cigarettes at the current level. And propose that rather it looks at widening the tax space and focuses on
Eyewitness News (za)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:16
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[Africa, Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] How tobacco tax spikes could trigger smuggling

speakers of the fifth Middle East and North Africa conference on ‘Combating Illicit Trade and Tax Engagement’ said yesterday. The annual conference, held at the JW Marriott Marquis, was hosted by British American Tobacco (BAT).
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 26, 2015 08:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection

Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09
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[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Crown wants to see ‘bankruptcy’ of ‘evil’ tobacco industry

Prof Crown told the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting in Dublin there was never a year during the Troubles when more people died from violence than died from smoking-related diseases.
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:00
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[UK] Plymouth pub landlord arrested after being caught selling illegal cigarettes

A PUB landlord has been fined more than £2,000 for flogging illegal cigarettes to his punters. Glen Smith, who runs the Foresters Arms pub in Plympton, appeared before Plymouth magistrates’ court on February 18 charged with 13 counts of possessing and s
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:49
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[Europe, Greece] In Greek Crisis, Rare Moment of Consensus

The reform measures, submitted to Brussels by the Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, included plans to crack down on the smuggling of fuel and tobacco, which costs the Greek economy billions of euros a year in unrecovered tax revenue; modernize the
New York Times
added Feb 25, 2015 00:09
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