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[Caribbean, Jamaica] New Cigarette Maker Already Victim Of Fake Products

Nostic Agricultural & Manufacturing Limited says local distributors are now hesitant to stock its cigarettes as counterfeit products are causing serious confusion in the market. Contraband D&J Royal cigarettes hit the local market even before the authen
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:48

[Asia] PANNER: Turkmenistan: Beating, Jail Time For Chewing Tobacco

Turkmenistan is a failing state. When someone may be put in prison for seven years for possessing a substance that is prevalent across Central Asia, a substance that not even the Soviet government prohibited, that is a sign of a desperate government.
Radio Free Europe
added Dec 9, 2016 22:00

[Asia, India] The WHO Dreams up Conflict on Trade to Build Empire

Secretariat’s reports on trade and the settlement of disputes are veiled attempts at “Empire Building”. The Convention Secretariat has manufactured a conflict with international trade and investment agreements by pretending they are obstacles to the imple
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:27

[UK] Real IRA figure Aidan 'The Beast' O'Driscoll shot dead in Cork street

The Real IRA in 2013 said its new leadership had demoted and expelled O’Driscoll for pilfering profits from the outlawed group’s involvement in cigarette smuggling and other crime. At the time, Real IRA colleagues shot O’Driscoll in both legs in a so-cal
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:39

WCO-OECD Regional Policy Dialogue: taking scope of illicit trade in Europe

In his opening remarks, Mr David Luna thanked the WCO for its’ international leadership on law enforcement and Customs security, highlighting its recent successes in Operation Gryphon II on countering illicit tobacco smuggling
World Customs Organization (be)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:47

[Canada] Excessive tax to blame for contraband

On behalf of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association just short of 20,000 cigarette butts were picked up and subjected to analysis. The results were surprising. Just over a quarter of the butts picked up in Toronto and surrounding area were contraband
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:44

[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41

VIDEO: 7.30 joins Australian Border Force on an early morning raid looking for illegally smuggled tobacco.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:40

[Mid-east] VIDEOS: 'A national security risk': Australian Border Force warns illegal tobacco trade may be fuelling terrorism

"We are seeing crime gangs here in Australia, oftentimes Middle Eastern organised crime gangs, and the connections back into the Middle East ... [are] a significant concern for us in the current environment," he said. "The funding of extremist activitie
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:40

Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46
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