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[Michigan] Mich. Tribe Sues State Over Taxes, Tobacco Raids ($$)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on Friday hit state officials with a lawsuit in Michigan federal court, accusing the state of levying taxes in violation of federal and state laws, unlawfully seizing its property and infringing on its sovereign immunity.
Law360
added May 25, 2016 04:11
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Illinois Moves Closer to 21 Tobacco Purchase Age

Retailers, however, argued that the evidence shows restrictions and taxes don’t lead to reduced smoking rates, but a black market. “Specifically in Chicago, we’ve seen a major increase in the past few years of the illegal sale of cigarettes, including l
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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[Ireland] Minister for Health Simon Harris signs European Tobacco Products Directive into Irish law

The Minister for Health Simon Harris T.D., has signed the Regulations transposing the Tobacco Products Directive into Irish law. The European Union (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale of Tobacco and Related Products) Regulations 2016 come into force tod
Irish Department of Health and Children (ie)
added May 23, 2016 16:18
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Belarussian factory interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan

Director General of Belarussian Grodno tobacco factory Yuri Chernishev has said the factory is interested in increasing tobacco import from Azerbaijan.
AzerNews (az)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Asia, China] Shanghai customs bust cigarette smuggling ring

busted a cigarette smuggling operation with the arrest of 20 suspects, six of whom were airport ground staff that helped the gang bypass customs checks. About 4,000 boxes of foreign brand cigarettes were confiscated in the operation.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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Vaporizers, E-Cigarettes, and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS)

These products use liquid containing nicotine, as well as varying compositions of flavorings, propylene glycol, glycerin, and other ingredients. The liquid is heated into an aerosol that the user inhales. What do ENDS look like?
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added May 22, 2016 14:23
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[Europe] Tobacco agreements FOLLOW - UP WRITTEN QUESTIONS TO COMMISSIONER GEORGIEVA

1. How many contraband cigarettes in total were seized per year since 2004? Commission's answer : Based on Member States' seizure notices from all 28 Member States made under the 2004 PMI Agreement, the total number of seized contraband cigarettes (i
European Commission - Trade (be)
added May 21, 2016 23:24
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The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14
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[Europe] Texts adopted: Provisional edition Tobacco agreement (PMI agreement)

Is deeply concerned that the budget of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) is partly financed by yearly payments from the tobacco industry...12. Concludes, therefore, that the agreement with PMI should not be renewed, extended or renegotiated; asks the
Europarl (European Parliament)
added May 21, 2016 23:09
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[Europe] 10 key changes for tobacco products sold in the EU(*)

1) Larger and mandatory pictorial health warnings / 2) Ban on cigarettes and RYO with characterising flavours / 3) Replacement of TNCO labelling / 4) No more promotional or misleading packages / 5) Mandatory electronic reporting on ingredients / 6) Safety
Europa - European Commission
added May 20, 2016 20:02
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