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Over-the-counter sales of out-of-state and counterfeit tax stamp cigarettes in New York City

Results Over 15% of packs purchased had out-of-state (4.5%) or counterfeit tax stamps (10.6%). Purchases resulted in at least one illegal pack obtained in 70% of neighbourhoods, largely from independent stores. In 21.5% of sampled neighbourhoods, it was
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2015 19:59
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[China, Virginia] Tobacco production climbs steadily in county, bucking trend

here in Mecklenburg County production of flue-cured leaf is on the rebound as demand for the product in China, India and Southeast Asia continues to climb. In the past five years, Mecklenburg County’s tobacco production has increased nearly 14 percent. T
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 27, 2015 12:48
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Illegal cigarettes flooding the streets of Cork City

Stubbing out the sale of contraband tobacco is going to be a big job for law enforcement. Sean O’Riordan goes undercover with those attempting to do just that and finds out how easy it is to pick up a prohibited 20-pack in Cork City.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:29
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[South America/Caribbean] Kerry in Cuba: More Interested in Cigars Than Dissidents

He did meet with human rights activists...“After Kerry visited a shop in a boutique hotel, an aide was seen carrying out bags of what appeared to be three bottles of rum, cigar boxes and a humidor.”
Newsweek
added Aug 23, 2015 16:25
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[Ireland] Gardai send cigs to test for asbestos / 20,000 packets of infamous Jin Ling brand seized at Drogheda Market

The gardaí are now in the process of having the cigarettes tested after analysis on batches of the cigarettes seized previously in Britain found them to contain industrial chemicals and asbestos.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 21, 2015 23:15
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[Australia] Raids on supermarkets, tobacconists and newsagents in Sydney nets 15,000 packets of 'fake' cut price cigarettes worth at least $190,000 ... as well as 57 pipes to smoke ice

The nine businesses raided included tobacconists and small supermarkets Police also seized 57 glass pipes, used for smoking illicit drugs like 'Ice'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:54
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[Virginia] Judgement: Macerata Wheels owes city $600,000 in tobacco grant funds

A default judgment was entered against Macerata Wheels and Mike Farless in the Virginia Tobacco Commission grant repayment lawsuit between Danville and the company and its executives Friday. Farless is the president of the defunct specialty wheel company
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Aug 21, 2015 12:11
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[UK] Video: Illegal tobacco sniffer dog finds £8k of counterfeit goods hidden in ceiling of Rugby shop after tip off

An illegal tobacco sniffer dog found £8,000 worth of counterfeit goods hidden in a ceiling tile in a Rugby shop. Scamp the sniffer dog was taking part in a community demonstration with his handler and Warwickshire Trading Standards Officers today (Thurs
Rugby Advertiser(uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:23
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[Africa] You Can't Buy One Cigarette Stick - Only Packets – Uganda

The 2014 Tobacco Control Bill has become one of the highly controversial Bills submitted to Parliament of Uganda, on 28th July and passed which is awaiting the consent of the President.
Asian Tribune
added Aug 20, 2015 10:50
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[California, New York] SEILER: Legislature could ignite rush to smuggle cigarettes

But higher taxes here would push us in the direction of New York City, meaning more smuggling, more crime and less policing... California already has the nation’s second-lowest rate of tobacco use, after Utah. It should leave higher taxes and other nann
Orange County (CA) Register
added Aug 19, 2015 11:19
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