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[UK] Car dealer caught in Bradford with 46,000 'black market' cigarettes

A CAR dealer caught with two suitcases full of 46,000 illicit cigarettes as he was driving through Bradford has been given a community order. Tudor Strisca, 26, was sentenced by Bradford and Keighley magistrates after he admitted possessing the cigare
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Oct 31, 2014 20:07

[UK] Southampton cement mixer tobacco gang jailed

A gang who ran an illegal tobacco factory where a cement mixer was used to combine the product with schnapps and vinegar have been jailed. Chinese nationals Tian Yang and Shu Lan Lin set up the operation at a house in Southampton in which husband and wi
BBC Online
added Oct 31, 2014 20:05

[Asia, Singapore] 'Smoking out' illegal cigarette dealers

In the first nine months of this year, 37 people were caught storing contraband cigarettes in their HDB flats and selling these duty-unpaid cigarettes to neighbourhood residents. Singapore Customs said in a statement yesterday that it has since stepped u
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:43

[Minnesota] MN Tobacco Tax Crippling Retailers: Association

a coalition of Minnesota’s retailers, service stations, wholesales, grocers and convenience stores released a new study showing the devastating effects the state's 2013 tobacco tax has had on Minnesota retailers and their employees.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:29

[Korea - South] Imported Cigarettes Shunned by Consumers in Korean Market

Imported cigarettes are losing ground in the Korean market due to the price hike last year, and the non-smoking trend of those in their 20s and 30s. According to the Korea Tobacco Association, British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea’s domestic market share
BusinessKorea (kr)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:20

[Oman] ‘Smokeless tobacco’ has heavy metals: Sultan Qaboos University

'Afzal', an illegally sold smokeless tobacco product (STP) commonly used by Omani youths, including teenagers, contains heavy metals that may cause health problems, a study conducted by researchers from the Department of Biology at Sultan Qaboos Universi
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:08

[Australia] Pacific trade talks progress but gap remains between U.S., Japan

Robb dismissed those concerns and similar worries that provisions for investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS, in the agreement could see Australian laws such as its tobacco packaging legislation overturned by global business giants.
added Oct 27, 2014 14:55

[Korea - South, Pakistan, Philippines] Philip Morris to stop exports to 2 countries due to tax stamp

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. said Sunday it will stop exporting cigarettes to at least two countries, with the impending implementation of the cigarette tax stamp system.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:48

[Korea - South, Philippines] PMFTC to halt exports to South Korea, Pakistan

PMFTC Inc. will stop exporting cigarettes to Pakistan and South Korea, as the packaging in those two countries does not bear tax stamps. “One of the problems now with exports is that when you export to a country that does not have tax stamps, you still
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 27, 2014 14:47

[Washington] Tobacco, taxes and treaty rights: In pursuit of a cigarette empire

Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco, argues that cigarettes manufactured on tribal land are shielded from state and federal tobacco taxes by the Yakama Nation’s treaty. The company stopped making federal excise tax payments in 2011 but has since resu
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Oct 26, 2014 20:13
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