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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman & NYPD Commissioner Kelly Announce Take Down Of Massive Eastern Seaboard Unstamped Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

During a 12-month investigation, law enforcement seized more than 65,000 forged NYC/NYS cigarette tax stamps that were not yet affixed to packs of cigarettes, and nearly 20,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. The investigation, which has so far uncovered
New York State Attorney General
added May 17, 2013 14:26
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[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02
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[Canada] New York’s Claims Against Indian Companies Fail, Magistrate Judge Says ($$)

All claims by the State of New York alleging that two Indian enterprises are running a contraband cigarette ring that illegally brings millions of dollars’ worth of cigarettes into New York from Canada should be dismissed because the state fails to plausi
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 2, 2016 22:14
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[USA] Youth Exposure to Tobacco in Movies in Ontario, Canada: 2004-2014 (PDF)

o At least 185,000 children and teens aged 0-17 living in Ontario today will be recruited to cigarette smoking by their exposure to onscreen smoking. o These future Ontario smokers will incur at least $1.1 billion in healthcare costs attributable to t
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:42
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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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[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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[UK] Standardised tobacco packs “will not increase illegal market"

Pete Astley MBE – who works for Trading Standards North West and is a renowned expert on international intellectual property crime – spoke to peers on Tuesday (15 October 2013), at a special briefing event organised by Cancer Research UK in London to dis
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:02
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Association launched to fight illicit trade in tobacco and alcohol

British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International have launched the Digital Coding & Tracking Association (DCTA), established to promote international technical standards and develop digital tec
Stabroek News (gy)
added May 30, 2013 13:23
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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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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