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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] SA now major Zim tobacco importer

South Africa has become one of the major tobacco export destinations for Zimbabwe, occupying the second place in the list of major buyers, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:07

[UK-Wales] Rhyl raids seize illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth £14,000

More than 46,000 cigarettes and 48kg of hand rolling tobacco were sniffed out by specially trained dogs. Officers from North Wales Police and Denbighshire Council’s Trading Standards carried out the sting.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Apr 28, 2015 07:26

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms unhappy with KT&G's monopoly of military supply

Foreign cigarette makers have expressed their discontent over the latest decision by the Ministry of National Defense to make only KT&G products available for the nation's armed forces. Korea's largest tobacco firm has been the sole cigarette supplier f
Korea Times (kr)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:51

[Kansas, Missouri] Smokers resent state’s eye on tobacco for $422 million shortfall (VIDEO)

“Trickle-down economics did not work in the ’80s with Reaganomics, and it is stunningly clear that it’s not working here,” said Robin McAlpine, a smoker who lives in Wichita. “I shouldn’t be punished or penalized so that the governor can close the gap on
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 27, 2015 10:39

[Missouri] Kansas smokers unhappy with proposal for cigarette tax hike

Brownback has proposed boosting the tax on cigarettes from 79 cents a pack to $2.29 to address a deficit of about $422 million. The proposal isn't popular among some lawmakers, especially those who live on the border with Missouri, which has the nation's
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2015 10:38

[North Carolina] Editorial: E-cigarette liquids: Bill on child-resistant packaging good idea

The sponsors say the bill is endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. The bill would enforce measures e-cigarette groups are already embracing. And it would help protect public health from bootleggers of e-cigarette-related products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2015 09:33


Sars on Friday said it doubted whether a letter submitted to Parliament by its former spokesperson Adrian Lackay that claimed British American Tobacco (BAT) had broken South African laws, was actually written by him.
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 27, 2015 08:52
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Bulgarian anti-terrorism officer involved in cigarettes smuggling

An officer with the police squad for fight against terrorism became the sixteenth defendant in the trial over a cigarettes smuggling channel busted at the Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint last month, the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) reported.
Focus English News (bg)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

Cigarette-smuggling ring arrested in northern Greece

Police in Kilkis, northern Greece, said on Saturday that they had smashed a criminal racket alleged to have smuggled thousands of packets of contraband cigarettes into Greece. Police said they arrested four Greek nationals, aged 24, 36, 37 and 48, on a
Kathimerini (gr)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15

[Romania] International Experts, Industry and Law Enforcement Join to Combat Illegal Trade and Shadow Economy in Europe

“One of the main issues related to the shadow economy is illegal trade in tobacco products, because it’s linked to organized crime. ..." “International Conference on the Shadow Economy and Taxation” is co-hosted by the International Tax and Investment
Business Wire
added Apr 24, 2015 13:30
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