Headlines Tagged with Cross-Border/Crime — 18,046 headlines found
Tobacco industry manipulation of data on and press coverage of the illicit tobacco trade in the UK [FREE FULL TEXT]
TTCs are exaggerating the threat of illicit tobacco by commissioning surveys whose methodology and validity remain uncertain, planting misleading stories and misquoting government data. Industry data on levels of illicit should be treated with extreme cau
Mar 10, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Mar 11, 2014 09:42
A Boston Herald editorial on a $1 per pack tax hike on cigarettes in Massachusetts cites Michael LaFaive, director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative, who warned that an increase would lead to more tobacco smuggling and less state revenue.
Mar 10, 2014 Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Mar 10, 2014 15:56
in their investigation on the alleged underpayment of excise taxes by Filipino-owned cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. In separate letters to American embassy officials in Manila, representatives Estrellita Suansing (1st district, Nueva Ecija) and Jona
Mar 11, 2014 Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 10, 2014 15:32
Prices of some types of cigarettes and alcoholic drinks will rise further after Armenia’s entry into the Customs Union. The matter concerns those goods that will be imported from a third country, Hraparak writes.
Mar 4, 2014 Panorama.am (am)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:30
tobacco smuggling in Scotland has risen by a third in the past two years and is being used to fund paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland and Eastern European criminal gangs, according to a new report.
Mar 10, 2014 The Scotsman (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:09
governments must overcome different types of collective action problems to agree politically on harmonized policy. Though there is no “one size fits all” approach, we find that setting appropriate and realistic goals and developing reasonable expectations
Mar 7, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2014 08:57
Tax systems should be neutral. They should try to influence human behaviour as little as possible. When government tries to influence behaviour through tax changes, it is obscuring real-world incentives toward efficient market behaviour, as well as imposi
Feb 12, 2014 Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 16:29
I’m not an economist, but Filip Palda is not much of a historian, psychologist, criminologist — you name it. To be clear, a sudden rise in tobacco taxes can have an impact on smuggling, but there is no direct correlation. The most problematic region is
Feb 14, 2014 Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 16:25
Anti-smoking campaigners urging a 100% increase in duty on tobacco products in the GCC have been warned that the move would fuel illicit trade in the region by gangs targeting young people, and lead to a growth in cigarette counterfeiting, impacting on l
Mar 5, 2014 Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:59
A Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) employee broke his right shoulder and received several stitches on the face when an MMEA boat was rammed by a cigarette smuggler's boat in the waters off Kuala Lukut, Negeri Sembilan on Saturday.
Mar 3, 2014 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 5, 2014 17:26