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[Europe, UK] Show offs / Tobacco manufacturers are busy showing off new products and price-marked packs - while they still can, reports Tracy West

This year is going to be a busy one for the tobacco category as it's the manufacturers' last chance to launch new lines before the full display ban in April 2015. That's the opinion of Alan Graham, head of marketing at Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 10:05
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[Australia] LETTER: Ban on tobacco sales will create a black market

It is ridiculous to claim smoking will therefore “be phased out in six years’ time” as Ms Johnstone asserts. What is more likely is that Tasmania will continue to deal with the myriad health concerns of nicotine addiction, plus a fledgling, dangerously
Bendigo Advertiser (au)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:49
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[Canada] OCSA ramps up Contraband education

The Ontario Convenience Stores Association is taking its message about the fines people face, and the harm contraband cigarettes cause to communities and businesses to the streets with a new 10-week billboard campaign in dozens of locations in about 10 co
Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) (ca)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:15
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[Nicaragua, USA] Cigar Wars: As the Cuban Embargo Fizzles, the Battle for Stogies Smolders

But Nicaragua's cigar boom is due to more than just Cuban exiles. It's because of the embargo against their homeland. For 50 years, the U.S. blockade has shut off the world's largest cigar market from the island most famous for making them. In the proces
Village Voice blogs
added Feb 11, 2015 06:55
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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08
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[China] Counterfeit cigarettes invading Russian market in wake of recent legislation

Experts believe that this unexpected phenomenon is due to restrictions on tobacco sales. However, despite this initiative, the total number of smokers in the country remains practically unchanged.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:23
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De cada 100 cigarros que se consumen en México, 17 provienen del contrabando y la pitarería [Of 100 cigarettes consumed in Mexico , 17 from smuggling and pitarería]

The Director of Corporate Affairs, British American Tobacco , Carlos Humberto Suarez , said illegal snuff presence in Mexico reflects a supply chain controlled by a well organized group . A year into the country 340 million untaxed packs and lack of san
AméricaEconomía (mx)
added Nov 21, 2013 13:16
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[Croatia] Serbia: Government will try to help tobacco industry

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the takeover of the tobacco plant in the southern Serbian city of Vranje by the British American Tobacco (BAT) that the government will try to help tobacco producers
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:52
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[New York] Captured Palestinian Cigarette Smuggler behind Ari Halberstam 1994 Murder

On March 1, 1994, Lebanese-born immigrant Rashid Baz shot many rounds of automatic fire at a van carrying 15 Lubavitch students on the Brooklyn Bridge. Four students were hit, two were very seriously injured. Ari Halberstam, 16, died four days later from
The Jewish Press
added May 20, 2013 09:26
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[New York] Officials: Virginia-NY Cigarette Smuggling Ring Has Terror Links

Investigators Trying To Determine Where Illicit Proceeds Ended Up
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added May 17, 2013 10:45
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