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[Hong Kong] Customs smashes supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs smashed a supply chain for telephone ordering of illicit cigarettes yesterday (March 31) at Tin Shui Wai. About 400 000 sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized on a light goods vehicle and in a storehouse. The total market val
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:50

[Ireland] More than 10 million cigs seized at Dublin Port Illegal fags had street value of €4.7million ($$)

A routine profiling mission uncovered the massive shipment of 10.3 million fags, with a retail value of over €4.7m over the weekend at Dublin Port.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 11:03

[Armenia, Europe] EEU to simplify alcohol and tobacco trade procedures – Valovaya

Alcohol and tobacco trade procedures will be simplified within the Eurasian Economic Union, said Tatyana Valovaya, member of the board for integration and macroeconomics at the Eurasian Economic Commission. Today certain excise stamps are required and
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31

Illegal cigarette factory which can churn out £700,000 of fake smokes a DAY is found in UK along with 1.2 tonnes of tobacco

It was shut down in Derbyshire after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs, who miss out on billions a year in tax because of the illicit trade. Tax officials, along with Derbyshire Police, dismantled the suspected illicit tobacco factory at an ind
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:48

[Canada] Alberta Laying the Foundation for Contraband Tobacco Problem

With today's release of the Alberta budget, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is concerned that the government's decision to increase tobacco taxes risks fueling contraband tobacco in the province.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:39

[UK] Raw tobacco seized in Hutton factory raid

Police officers searched the building in Hutton on Thursday, finding tobacco which customs officials said was "worth around £93,000 in lost duty and taxes". Tobacco processing equipment was also seized in the raid and the plant was dismantled by custom
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2015 15:32

Counterfeiters of Cohiba, Macanudo and Partagas Cigars Shut Down Across Florida in Series of Seizure Raids and Arrests, Announces General Cigar

Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (“ABT”) conducted a series of raids and arrests throughout Florida relating to the manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit versions of the Company’s COHIBA®, Macanudo® and Partagas® cigar brands.
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:38

[Europe, UK] New Government anti-illicit tobacco strategy

ASH welcomed the Government’s refreshed anti-illicit tobacco strategy launched today... However, ASH is concerned about the use of an industry authentication system, Codentify, to tackle the illicit market given the tobacco industry’s ongoing record of c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:44

The impact of the Malaysian minimum cigarette price law: findings from the ITC Malaysia Survey

The MPL appears not to have meaningfully changed cigarette prices in Malaysia, as licit brand prices remained well above and illicit brand prices remained well below the minimum price level before and after MPL's implementation. The increasing proportion
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:56
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[UK] Shop owner in court after tobacco raids

A businessman found with fake and unsafe tobacco at his Blackpool shop has been given a suspended prison sentence. A court heard how Trading Standards officers seized items during a visit to 
Bispham Bargains, owned and run by Zahid Chaudhry, in June 2
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:26
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