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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

[USA] Cigar Limits and Other Cuban Travel Tips

A friend of mine made the infographic below for I thought the team did a nice job putting together what American travelers need to know to visit the Caribbean country, since President Obama lifted many restrictions last December.
National Geographic
added Mar 25, 2015 19:15

[South America/Caribbean, USA] Cuba Fights for “Cohiba” Trademark on Quality Cigars

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a Cuban state-owned company and refused to intervene in a dispute over the “Cohiba” trademark. This is the most recent development in the long-standing rivalry between General Cigar Co Inc., an American (
American University Intellectual Property Brief
added Mar 25, 2015 19:13

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

teams of special agents from the 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®, Maca
Business Wire
added Mar 25, 2015 19:06

[Canada] Controversy surrounds possible menthol cigarette ban in Nova Scotia

On Tuesday, the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association called on the government to exclude menthol tobacco from the ban, saying the flavoured cigarettes will still be brought into the province through illegal means.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:30

[UK] Government unveils plans to stub out illicit tobacco trade

(HMRC) and Border Force have today published a joint strategy for tackling the illicit tobacco market in the UK. placeholder...The refreshed strategy sets how they will continue to work together to target, catch and punish those in the evolving illicit t
added Mar 25, 2015 12:53

[UK] Illicit tobacco clampdown plan issued by HMRC and Border Force

Suggested measures in the report include the introduction of a registration scheme for those who deal in raw tobacco, a consultation on sanctions with other departments, agencies and groups and the creation of a cross-government ministerial group to over
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:50

[UK] Retailers urged to guard against cigarette con

watch out for a new JTI voucher scam which is currently circulating. The fake vouchers claim to offer shoppers £3 off the price of Benson and Hedges products.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:49

[UK] Cigarette firms attack government’s ‘failing’ tobacco tax policy ($$)

The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) claimed the government’s policies towards tobacco were also boosting the market for illicit products as cost-conscious consumers sought cheaper cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 01:29
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