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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15

Hull City Council turns down Imperial Tobacco sniffer dogs offer

Public health officials in Hull have stood up to the powerful tobacco industry in the fight against counterfeit cigarettes. Imperial Tobacco offered to provide funding to Hull City Council for surveillance, test purchasing and tobacco detection dogs to
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:00

[New York] NY AG: Cigar distributor skipped paying taxes

An indictment was unsealed Tuesday against a Staten Island man who was accused of not paying more than $6.1 million in state taxes for cigars his distribution company brought into New York state. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an indic
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2014 06:12

[South Africa] SARS clamping down on illegal tobacco trade

South African Revenue Services (SARS) says government is losing out on more than R3 million in excise and Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue annually due to the illegal trade in tobacco. According to SARS Chief Officer for Tax and Customs Enforcement Investig
South African Government News Agency (sa)
added Aug 20, 2014 15:56

[UK] Super sniffer dogs seize over 64,000 illegal cigarettes in Salford

Illegal products with an estimated street value of around £28,770 were seized during inspection visits in Salford, Rochdale, Wigan, Manchester and Oldham. 64,660 illegal cigarettes and almost half a kilo of hand-rolling tobacco were seized in Salford.
Salford Online (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:18

[UK] Thousands of illegal cigarettes seized from Wirral shops after being uncovered by sniffer dogs

A large quantity of illegal tobacco products, including 16,680 cigarettes, were seized from two of the shops during the inspection visits, with a significant number found at one of the sites. The haul included a mix of so-called “cheap-whites” – which i
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:17

Clearing the Air of Navajo’s Smoke Free Workplace, Traditional Tobacco OK

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed Executive Order No. 12-2014 into law on August 14 and said it was to protect the health of tribal employees. “The use of commercial tobacco is prohibited at all interior spaces operated by the Executive Branch,”
Indian Country Today
added Aug 19, 2014 16:23

[UK] Rat poison and faeces found in fake cigarettes as smokers warned about ''deadly'' cut-price products

As well as waste, tests uncovered rat poison, dead flies, asbestos, and traces of lead and arsenic in some.... Investigators, funded by tobacco giant Philip Morris International, were offered cut-price smokes in 27 of the 32 spots they tried in Manchest
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:16

[New Jersey] Police: Man Dressed As Wawa Employee Steals Hundreds In Cigarettes

The search is underway for a conniving thief dressed as a Wawa employee and two accomplices who stole hundreds of dollars worth of cigarettes from a New Jersey Wawa. On Tuesday, Aug. 12th, police in Mt. Laurel say two men entered the Wawa store on Route
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:10

[UK] Store has licence revoked due to illicit tobacco sales

A convenience store in Peterborough has had its licence revoked after being found guilty of selling illicit tobacco. Test purchasers were offered and were able to purchase foreign labelled tobacco and cigarettes from Mansor Azher’s Best Deli store in Mil
Convenience Store (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:24
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