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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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Mozambique awards concession to seal alcoholic beverages and tobacco in the fight against contraband

Mozambique’s Tax Authority (AT) has signed a contract with Britain’s OpSec Security Group (OSG) for concession of the tax seal system for tobacco and alcoholic beverages, in an effort to control the illegal entry of those products in the country and to f
Macau Hub (mo)
added Dec 27, 2013 21:48
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar gears up to control tobacco products market

According to a workshop meeting on taxation of cigarettes and tobacco products, Myanmar taxes manufacturers only based on products’ factory value, resulting in tax evasion and low tax rates for duty-free factories. Myanmar’s taxation of tobacco products
Eleven (mm)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:54
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | Federal Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Fails to Address Root of National Contraband Tobacco Problem

disappointed that the 2014 Federal budget increased the lucrative nature of contraband tobacco while also failing to provide meaningful measures to stop it. "By increasing the difference in price between the legal and illegal market, the government is ef
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:14
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Maldives to introduce special license to import tobacco

An amendment has been brought to the regulation and included in the government gazette which would see the requirement of a special license to import cigarettes and tobacco products into the Maldives.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:33
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[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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[New York] Schneiderman sues Native American-owned cigarette company

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against a major supplier of a very popular line of native-brand cigarettes on Monday.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Mar 4, 2013 16:30
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Calls for changes on cigarette laws

A NEW law, passed on January 1 this year, which limits the number of cigarettes people can bring out of Gibraltar, is being challenged. The law is designed to crackdown on tobacco trafficking and states that residents of La Linea and the Campo de Gibral
The Olive Press (es)
added Mar 4, 2013 12:26
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Steady growth for Ethiopian tobacco sector ($$)

The tobacco market in Ethiopia is set for significant growth over the coming years, due to rising incomes and a range of measures designed to reduce the volume of contraband cigarettes being consumed in the country.
Tobacco Journal International
added Jan 3, 2013 04:53
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[Mississippi] Burke co-defendant Benham sentenced to prison on tobacco-tax scheme

Randy Benham, part of the first wave of arrests in area tobacco raids more than three years ago, was sentenced to federal prison today. Benham, 46, will turn himself in to a federal prison Aug. 20 to begin serving 12 months, plus one day on a three-count
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jul 30, 2012 15:38
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