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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT cautious on outlook, illegal cigarettes still a concern

British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd expects a challenging outlook for 2014, citing that any further increase in excise duties would fuel the illegal cigarette problem. Commenting on the performance at a press conference after its annual general meeting
The Star (my)
added Apr 22, 2014 11:45
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[UK] Former running champion says anti-smoking drug Chantix made him kill his ex-wife and attempt suicide

Tim Danielson, 65, shot his ex-wife Ming Qi dead in 2011 then tried to gas himself to death Attorneys for Danielson say he was suffering depression at the time of the killing Danielson began taking anti-smoking drug Chantix weeks before Ming Qi's death T
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 22, 2014 10:39
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[New York] Brooklyn man stabs his friend to death after arguing over cigarettes, dumps his body in storage container: cops

Cops arrested Joshua Simser, 24, who allegedly had a spat with Raphael Sanchez, over smoking Saturday inside his home on E. 54th St. in Flatlands. Simser is charged with murder. He stabbed Sanchez several times before tying him up
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2014 16:08
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[Singapore] Three prosecuted for online sales of e-cigarettes

Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has taken enforcement action against the illegal sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in Singapore and seized 490 sets of e-cigarettes worth an estimated $25,000 from three peddlers over the last 3 months, according
TODAYonline (sg)
added Apr 21, 2014 09:53
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[Australia, New Zealand] Black market warning over tobacco plain packaging

The Health Select Committee today held a briefing on the more than 17,000 submissions on the Smoke-Free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill. The organisation representing grocers warned of dire consequences if the bill passes. "In Aus
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:48
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[UK] Unions slam Imperial Tobacco closure as a 'cynical ploy' to retain company profits

IMPERIAL Tobacco is facing a backlash after announcing it will close its Lenton factory and cut 540 jobs. It claimed low sales and increased regulation had hit its profits. But it also blamed the growing illicit trade of cigarettes, with research claimin
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:22
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[UK-Scotland] Cigs gang jailed over £28m fraud

SEVEN men have been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs smashed a £28million cigarette smuggling ring.
Evening Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:37
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[Wisconsin] Cigarette tax rate variations invite transport into state

The Journal Times asked a Wisconsin Department of Revenue spokeswoman whether the agency considers the purchase of cigarettes in another state, to be brought back into Wisconsin for use, to be smuggling. Assistant Deputy Secretary Jennifer Western respo
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Apr 14, 2014 12:15
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[UK-Wales] VIDEOS: Wales This Week investigates illicit tobacco

An undercover investigation by ITV Cymru Wales has found that illegal tobacco is easy to obtain and is a growing problem. Wales This Week found it was able to buy illegal brands from several shops, at less than half the price of legal tobacco products.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:57
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[Asia, Korea - South, Pakistan] Smuggling of cigarettes damaging country's economy

The Korean cigarette brand PINE is being smuggled into Pakistan since many years and became the single largest smuggled brand available in the country. Despite the hue and cry of many affected parties which includes the Government of Pakistan and KT&G w
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:32
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