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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55

[New York] VIDEO: 'The sentence wasn't death for selling cigarettes,' Eric Garner's mother says during meeting in Washington

Grand jury to begin hearing evidence in the Eric Garner case on Monday
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Sep 26, 2014 16:19
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[UK] Counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco worth £65,000 seized

As a result of a partnership between North Lincolnshire Council and Trading Standards Institute (TSI) tobacco detection dogs have discovered 50,459 cigarettes and 7.3 kilograms of tobacco worth around £65,000 in Scunthorpe. The illicit products were se
Gainsborough Standard (uk)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:04

[France] Intervention de Marisol Touraine [Announcement of the National Programme to reduce smoking by Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights] (PDF)

The program that I present today, includes a series of coordinated, proactive and innovative. Our goal is ambitious... The program revolves around three main axes: protect young people, help smokers stop and act on the tobacco economy.
Minister of Health (France) (fr)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:01

[Australia] France Proposes Tough Antismoking Measures

Tobacconists and cigarette producers in France reacted angrily ... “They aren’t attacking the problem of smoking; they are attacking a network of 27,000 small businesses.”... “We are not an island like Australia,” said Eric Sensi, corporate affairs dire
New York Times
added Sep 25, 2014 18:27

[New York] $5N settlement in contraband cigarette case

New York City’s Law Department on Wednesday said it had reached a $5 million settlement with Virginia-based package delivery company LaserShip Inc. over deliveries of untaxed cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 14:09


A suspected cigarette smuggler was yesterday morning shot dead by soldiers near Lugongolweni, not far from Siteki town. Information gathered is that the killed suspect was in the company of two other men, who managed to escape and hid in nearby bushes,
Times of Swaziland (sz)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:07

[Singapore] Cleaner jailed 4 weeks for assaulting nurse who told him to stop smoking in toilet

A cleaner who assaulted an assistant nurse after he told him to stop smoking in a hospital ward toilet was jailed for four weeks on Wednesday
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 25, 2014 13:02

[UK] Philip Morris launches campaign against illicit tobacco

In a pilot for the campaign the tobacco company will use its newly created national field force to meet with 250 independent retailers in and around the Manchester area over the next three months. Manchester has been identified as a key city to target by
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:55

[UK] VIDEO: Nigel Farage Says Plain Cigarette Packaging Is 'Utterly Bloody Barmy' And A Dream For Counterfeiters

he disclosed he asks shop assistants for defunct brands for "a bit of fun". The Ukip leader claimed a "wet middle class" in Westminster and Brussels will also pursue measures against alcohol and sugar, adding: "There is no end to this, absolutely no end
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:54
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