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[Austria] Prison terms for illegal cigarette manufacturers

In what the judge described as the largest financial criminal case ever tried in Austria, the regional court of Wels (Upper Austria), convicted five out of six defendants on Wednesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes.
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:52
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[Spain] Smoking traffic bust

POLICE in Malaga have detained a man who they caught in flagrante transporting 2,400 packets of cigarettes, 5,584 bags of rolling tobacco and 17 boxes of cigars of various brands; arresting officers calculate the value of the haul to be more than €61,000
Euro Weekly News (es)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:45
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VIDEO: WATCH: Australian Plain Packaging Leads To Explosion In Fake Cigarette Sales

According to a Channel Seven News report (below) about a raid on illegal cigarette sales in a Sydney market, the policy has boosted counterfeiting and smuggling by about 40 percent. Now that cigarette packaging is much easier to copy, seizures of illicit
breitbart.com
added Jul 24, 2014 09:37
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[California] Man accused of stabbing woman near Belmont Park over smoking

A 70-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing a woman near Belmont Park because her smoking bothered him was charged Tuesday with assault with a deadly weapon and making a criminal threat.
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] International anti-tobacco group rejects report on illicit trade

Asia-11 Illicit Tobacco Indicator, a report that supposedly details illicit trade in eight Asian countries including the Philippines, was “more myth than fact.” SEATCA called for an outright rejection of the report, saying it was not an independent study
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:01
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[UK] 4,000 illicit cigarettes seized in Northamptonshire raids

The raids of shops in Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough and Northampton also recovered 175 pouches of illicit hand rolling tobacco. The operation, which took place at the weekend, involved the use of dogs trained to help uncover hidden tobacco.
BBC Online
added Jul 23, 2014 13:13
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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42
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[New York] Death of a Man in Custody Adds Fuel to a Dispute Over a Policing Strategy

officers had tangled with Mr. Garner time and time again, arresting him for selling untaxed cigarettes ...another shop owner, acknowledged giving up on selling cigarettes because there were so many men, like Mr. Garner, who could undercut him on the sidew
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2014 02:38
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