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[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Inn owner charged with tax evasion

Litchfield Inn owner Syed I. Bokhari could face more than 40 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines after being hit with a 32-count indictment last week in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass. Bokhari, 50, is accused by the Bu
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 24, 2014 13:20
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[Taiwan] Taipei eyes e-cig vendors

The department’s first probe into e-cigarette availability found 318 different models or related products available online through Facebook, Line or auction sites. The department said that while e-cigarettes are rarely sold openly in stores, they are som
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 23, 2014 20:07
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UWIMANA: I SPENT A DAY WITH A GUY SELLING ILLEGAL CIGARETTES ON THE STREETS OF NEW YORK

He tells me his name is Debo Lato. He’s 51 and his “office” is just outside the bodega, right in front of the spot where Garner was killed on July 17. A makeshift memorial—candles, cards, and flowers—still rests on the spot where Garner, a six-foot-three
Vice.com
added Oct 23, 2014 16:26
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[Europe, UK] Jean-Claude Juncker plays with future of EU-US trade deal

He thereby risks alienating the US from further pursuit of the flagging talks – and the ire of many EU member states, 14 of which signed a letter of protest on Wednesday. Mr Juncker’s step deprives Cecilia Malmström, the EU trade commissioner, of autonom
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:45
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[UK] India steps up tobacco warnings to combat nearly 1m deaths ($$)

new rules to embolden the health warnings on tobacco packets and make the country one of the world’s strictest in terms of tobacco labelling. But while regulators try to crack down on branded cigarettes and similar products, there is still a vast unregul
Financial Times blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 13:53
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[USA] US Might Be the Main Market for Cuban Cigars

Fernandez, told local newspaper Trabajadores, that for that earlier period 35 percent of total revenue came from tobacco sales to Americans. These barriers imposed in the 60s last century, not only stripped the Cuban tobacco business of a safe market, b
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Oct 22, 2014 19:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] BATN urges fair, balanced regulation of the tobacco industry

This can only be achieved if the bill on regulating the tobacco industry that is currently being debated by the National Assembly takes into consideration the views of all stakeholders with the ultimate aim of drafting a bill that is effective and workab
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:45
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[Saudi Arabia] Saudis ban smoking, hookahs, tobacco in Islam’s holiest cities

Saudi Arabia has permanently forbidden the use of tobacco products in Islam's holiest cities, resulting in significant changes for many Muslims. The ban famously includes cigarettes and the Middle Eastern hookah (also known as shisha or water pipe). For
Washington Times
added Oct 21, 2014 13:44
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[Oman] Fake cigarettes cause OMR3.5m loss to country

Smuggling of counterfeit cigarettes leads to a revenue loss of nearly OMR3.5 million to the country and they constitute 21 per cent of illegal products being brought into the Omani market by smugglers. Further, the majority of consumers who buy smuggled
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:18
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[North Carolina] Judge rejects Phelps' bid

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge denied Wednesday the request by convicted felon Calvin Phelps to halt the final liquidation stage for three defunct Mocksville tobacco companies he once owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:32
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