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[Missouri] Chief: Officer noticed Brown carrying suspected stolen cigars

In an afternoon press conference, Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson did not initially make a connection between the robbery and Brown,whose death spurred violent protests and unrest in the St. Louis suburb over the past week. Wilson
USA Today
added Aug 17, 2014 07:30
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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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[Gibraltar, Spain] New law puts squeeze on tobacco smugglers

Gibraltar Government will make it illegal to conceal cigarettes in cars and motorbikes, or to drive a vehicle stashed with tobacco. The move is the latest step to clamp down on cigarette smuggling across the border into Spain. It comes just weeks after th
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:47
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[Canada] What Effect does Tobacco Taxation have on Contraband? Debunking the Taxation – Contraband Tobacco Myth (PDF)

many factors are associated with contraband tobacco use, including: easy access, misconceptions about “legal” purchase of cigarettes from First Nations’ Reserves, insufficient enforcement and penalties, and organized criminal activity...To debunk the taxa
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Feb 19, 2015 21:39
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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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The Tricky World of Online Tobacco Sales – the FDA Issues Warning Letters to Retailers for Sales of NSE-Products

On December 16, the FDA issued warning letters to six online retailers for selling “across state lines a tobacco product subject to a Not Substantially Equivalent (NSE) Order.” Once an NSE order has been issued for a particular tobacco product by the FD
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 5, 2015 22:50
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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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Tons of contraband cigarettes go from Belarus to Lithuania 5

The illegal cigarettes market in Lithuania remains one of Europe’s largest, second to the one of Latvia, and in 2013 it accounted to 27.1% of the total tobacco market, which follows from the latest research, done by the KPMG all over Europe, ru.Delfi.lt
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Jul 1, 2014 15:30
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[Bahamas] Government to regulate the importation of tobacco products

The Government is moving to regulate and control the importation and manufacture of tobacco products through the use of excise stamps and a system of mandatory registration of such products.
The Eleutheran (bs)
added Jan 24, 2013 02:25
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[Gibraltar, Spain] New tobacco rules come into force

New measures introduced by Spain to clamp down on low-level cigarette smuggling from Gibraltar came into force this week.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 3, 2013 21:23
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