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[UK] Anonymous tip offs boost illegal cigarette campaign

MORE than 350 anonymous tip offs from the public have been received by trading standards teams since the launch of a campaign tackling the sale of illegal tobacco. The ‘Keep it Out’ campaign went live in the North-East in November and highlights how ch
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:39
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Delaware Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement Equips Officers With Intellicheck’s Law ID Officers Gain Instant Access to Vital Information

Law ID® is being used by Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) agents across the state to enhance enforcement capabilities with instant access to essential information. DATE enforcement agents are using the leading SaaS technology so
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[UK] Campaign to tackle illicit tobacco reports hundreds of tip offs

Hundreds of people have come forward with tip offs about illegal tobacco following the launch of a local initiative. Since the Keep it Out campaign was launched in the North East in November, local authority trading standards teams have received more th
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:21
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[Europe] Can Macron get France to finally quit #smoking ?

France upped the price of a pack of cigarettes one euro to €8 on 1 March. The results have been immediate and impressive. After the price increase, cigarette sales plummeted by nearly 20% in March. This is all part of a longer-term – which corresponds to
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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[UK] Devon men jailed after £12m international tobacco smuggling operation used fridges and vacuum cleaners

Two men from Devon have been jailed for their role in a gang who smuggled illegal tobacco hidden inside fridges, microwaves and vacuum cleaners to evade £12m in tax. Ivybridge man Kyle Langdon, 31, was jailed for two years and Andrew Carver-Trotter, 35,
DevonLive (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 12:50
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Secret website Australians are using to buy cut price tobacco that's 70% cheaper - as the price of cigarettes soars to nearly $40 a packet

Smokers are using a secret website to buy packets of cigarettes at prices up to 70 per cent lower than retail - as Australians are slugged with the highest tobacco costs in the world. The website Ciggies World lists hundreds of different tobacco product
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:55
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[Europe] How is #OLAF fighting illicit cigarette market?

An important part of the research and investigation conducted by OLAF has been devoted to the illegal activities of tobacco smuggling in Montenegro, which already has huge problems of illegal trade of tobacco in its Free Trade Zone located in the port of
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:08
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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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[Europe] EU refuses Belgium to outlaw menthol cigarettes

European administration reminds that the directive text indicates that the banning of flavored tobacco “should extend over a long period to allow consumers enough time to switch to other products.’’ The European Commission now expects information on Belg
Brussels Times (be)
added Jun 16, 2018 12:04
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