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Assessment of the European Union's illicit trade agreements with the four major Transnational Tobacco Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

We conclude that the agreements have little or no added value and conflict with the article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC. The EU was correct when it expressed a disapproval about the relationship between INTERPOL and PMI and confirmed publicly that “the interests
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:55
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[California] State Board of Equalization dumps $2 million worth of contraband cigarette and tobacco-related products in Yolo County Central Landfill

According to the press release, the BOE is a part of “Operation Big Pinch,” a collaborative effort between groups such as the United States Attorney’s Office, that investigates crimes involving unpaid excise tax on tobacco products others than cigarettes
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added May 29, 2015 09:52
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‘It will harm business and increase illicit trade’: an evaluation of the relevance, quality and transparency of evidence submitted by transnational tobacco companies to the UK consultation on standardised packaging 2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

TTCs relied on evidence they commissioned and the opinions of TTC-connected third-parties. Such connections were not disclosed by TTCs when citing this evidence and were time consuming to uncover. In line with Article 5.3 of the Framework Convention on To
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:43
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[China, Hong Kong, Thailand] Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? An empirical analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

first study to directly validate an industry-funded estimate of illicit cigarette consumption, using a comparable estimation framework... the industry-funded estimate of illicit cigarette consumption for Hong Kong had been inflated by at least 133%.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:41
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Editorial: RIMMER: Price and trade: World No Tobacco Day 2015

World No Tobacco Day 2015 underlines the need to defend such public health initiatives from legal attacks by TTCs under trade agreements, investor clauses and outlandish intellectual property claims. The Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund is a welcome sa
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:39
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TOC: June 2015, Volume 24, Issue e2 - Price and Trade

Protecting the autonomy of states to enact tobacco control measures under trade and investment agreements / Did the tobacco industry inflate estimates of illicit cigarette consumption in Asia? "It will harm business and increase illicit trade’: an evaluat
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:36
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Salford couple smuggled 25 tonnes of illegal tobacco worth almost £4m into the UK

costing the taxpayer almost £4m. Feng Gao and his partner Mingshu Yang shipped boxloads of illicit hand rolling tobacco into the country. The criminal duo, of St Heliers Drive, Salford, concealed the illegal tobacco in false soles and shelves as they sh
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:22
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Pakistan] Tackling illicit tobacco trade

It must be noted that while Pakistans share in total cigarettes consumed in this 14-market sample was 11.1 percent, its share in the illicit tobacco consumed in this market was 22.7 percent. That makes the country third-largest contributor, behind Vietnam
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added May 28, 2015 22:58
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Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade — Nine Countries and the European Union

continued adoption of the provisions outlined in the WHO illicit trade protocol and its accession could improve the global capacity to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products and enhance public health. The WHO illicit trade protocol contains three main e
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:27
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World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2015

This year, WHO calls for international collaboration to stop the illicit trade of tobacco products (2). Illicit tobacco trade is characterized by tax avoidance and tax evasion, such as bootlegging, counterfeiting, and smuggling. This practice undermines t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:25
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