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[Canada] BONSPIEL: Indigenous tobacco trade not 'contraband' industry

why we stand strongly and collectively behind our inherent right to trade tobacco – because there is nothing wrong with prospering, legally, in a world that has set so many boundaries for us to get ahead financially... Make no mistake: tobacco causes canc
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Canada] Tobacco, guns seized in smoke-shop raid

First, it was the Chundee Smoke Shop. Now, the RCMP have slapped a long list of charges against a second Dakota smoke shop. RCMP and provincial tax officials seized nearly a million unmarked cigarettes and six firearms, while four people were arrested a
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:13
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[Malaysia] Enforcement efforts reduce illegal cigarettes trade

Illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia trended downwards to 34.7 per cent for March-May 2012, compared with 37.3 per cent in the same period last year, driven by enforcement efforts, said Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM).
Borneo Post (my)
added Aug 6, 2012 18:09
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[Canada] Brant shrugs off lawsuits

Shawn Brant has derailed a CN Rail civil suit and is working to work his way out from under another legal debacle involving several tobacco giants. The defiant Mohawk activist, who co-owns the Two Hawks tobacco store in Tyendinaga, has refused to attend
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Jul 17, 2012 19:55
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[Belarus] Lithuania's and Latvia's illicit tobacco market remain among biggest in Europe

Illicit cigarettes last year accounted for 18.7% of Lithuania's total tobacco product market, down by 9.6 percentage points year-on-year. If these cigarettes had been purchased legally, the government would have raised around 66 million euros in addition
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:31
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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Tobacco arrests reach 27 in one month

A total of 190,840 cigarettes have been seized and 27 people arrested for tobacco related offences by officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police during the month of January 2014.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:09
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[California] TOBACCO DUMP: Contraband cigarettes, cigars dumped by tax officials

California Board of Equalization agents on Wednesday, Jan. 8 destroyed about $600,000 worth of seized contraband tobacco products whose labels, at least, said they were Cuban cigars, brand-name cigarettes, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 9, 2014 18:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam loses $198 mln annually to tobacco smuggling

With around 800 million packets of tobacco smuggled into Vietnam every year, the state budget loses VND4-4.2 trillion (US$189-198 million) in taxes annually, the Vietnam Tobacco Association reported.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:10
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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