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VIDEO: How to tell if your Cuban cigars are real or fake

Business Insider recently sent three reporters to Havana, Cuba to experience the city as tourists. One of the top priorities on our list was to buy some authentic Cuban cigars. We tried two different approaches. First, we bought a box at an authorised st
Business Insider
added Jul 4, 2015 16:52
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[New York] Melissa Mark-Viverito: No arrests for selling cigarettes

Cops should not arrest people who peddle illegal cigarettes on city streets, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Thursday. “I don’t think so. That’s my personal opinion,” Mark-Viverito said on the Brian Lehrer show when asked if the misdemea
New York Daily News
added Jul 3, 2015 14:26


The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MOHMS) was today awarded the ‘World No Tobacco Day’ Award for raising awareness and advocacy in the control of illicit trade of tobacco products.
Fijian Government (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:05

[Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

experience in Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:11

[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Good for warnings, child-resistant packaging

"We're concerned about the bootleggers of these liquids who are selling products without warning labels"... We hope this new law will be disincentive enough to stop it from happening. These toxic liquids are nothing to play with, for children or adults.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 1, 2015 15:35

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] It's impossible to catch us all: E-cigarettes' sellers

some users don't care and with the ban, the price of e-cigarettes have been skyrocketing. A starter set of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, cost around $100 three years ago in the black market. Now, you have to fork out nearly twice that to buy th
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jul 1, 2015 11:57

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] They don't help you quit

Mr Jonathan Lim, who is in his 30s, used them while working in Europe. "I couldn't kick the habit," he says. "It made smoking seem cooler because people would ask about it." And his e-cigarette was cheaper than cigarettes in the long run because there w
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jul 1, 2015 11:20

[UK] Derry is worst for illegal cigarettes

The team of five, headed up by former Scotland Yard Dectective chief inspector Will O’Reilly, are employed by cigarette giant Philip Morris which is attempting to stop the government changing to plain cigarette packaging which it says will cause an incre
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 00:47

[New York, Virginia] Man, 27, busted trying to smuggle $100K in cigarettes into city

A man trying to smuggle $100,000 in cigarettes from Virginia to Manhattan was nabbed by Bridge and Tunnel Cops on Sunday afternoon, according to law enforcement sources. The 600 cartons of Newports, each with a Virginia tax stamp, were discovered by of
New York Daily News
added Jun 29, 2015 13:56

[Europe, Hungary] Report: EC plans to investigate national tobacco concessions

Hungary could face an infringement procedure by the European Commission on suspicion of discrimination in the tobacco market, Elżbieta Bieńkowska commissioner responsible for internal markets, told Hungarian online daily today.
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jun 26, 2015 17:07
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