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[USA] Big Tobacco’s Cross-border Pollution / Youth in Canada exposed to Camel cigarette ads in American magazines

In May, we and several of our partners called on state attorneys general to investigate whether this new rash of ads violates the state tobacco settlement’s prohibition on targeting youth.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:10
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[Egypt, Ireland] Al Qaeda rocket blows lid on IRA cigarette cargo

A ROCKET fired by al Qaeda at a massive container ship blew the lid off a multi-million euro illegal cigarette operation run by a millionaire businessman with links to Provo chief Thomas 'Slab' Murphy, the Sunday Independent has learnt.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:14
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Guardia Civil officer arrested in border tobacco probe

A Guardia Civil officer was arrested by her colleagues on suspicion of involvement in tobacco smuggling across the border between Gibraltar and Spain. The female officer is accused of facilitating operational information about the border to smugglers.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:02
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[Canada] First Nations smoke shop ready for court battle

Organizers of a controversial First Nation smoke shop will be in Brandon court Tuesday. The Dakota Chundee shop, located on off-reserve land near Pipestone, Manitoba, has been selling untaxed cigarettes without a licence since 2011.
First Perspective (ca)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:34
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[USA] The Tobacco Problem in U.S. Trade

Obama administration has a tremendous opportunity to forge a new approach on tobacco that balances U.S. mandates on trade with its obligations to promote public health at home and abroad. By seizing that opportunity, the White House can also remove a majo
Council on Foreign Relations
added Sep 5, 2013 18:38
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Brazilian police sharpshooter takes out cigarette thief from helicopter (VIDEO)

When Brazilian thieves stole a shipment of cigarettes, they probably didn’t expect police to rain down a maelstrom of fire from above. After pursuing three robbers who carjacked a minivan full of cigarettes, police finally ended the chase by intercepti
Guns.com
added Aug 29, 2013 16:08
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Leads Plain Packs Battle in Global Trade Arena

The war between the tobacco industry and anti-smoking forces is heating up as cigarette makers intensify efforts to use treaties to block labeling constraints. Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) has pressed the U.S. for language that would make it to
Bloomberg News
added Aug 23, 2013 14:46
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[Singapore, USA] [Andy Ho] Will TPP send tobacco regulations up in smoke?

To avert this, states can try to keep the tobacco sector out of the TPP completely as the U.S.-Jordan FTA did. But this can occur only if the USTR perceives a moral duty to reject the objections of Big Tobacco, a very powerful lobby in U.S. politics it m
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 15, 2013 07:45
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[New York] LESNAK: Tobacco: Crime's new currency

The passage of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act in 2009 was a step in the right direction. It expanded the enforcement powers of state and local governments. And, while it has achieved small pockets of success, PACT needs to be much more
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 8, 2013 06:23
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Guardia arrested in border tobacco operation

A member of the Guardia Civil frontier team has been accused of partaking in a cigarette smuggling operation. Since November 2011 Spanish authorities have been investigating the man concerned, when suspicions were raised that there was a smuggling orga
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Aug 6, 2013 15:14
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