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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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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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[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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[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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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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[Canada] Grant: Illegal tobacco is costing Alberta $100M a year

Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23
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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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[Somalia] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contraband tobacco is a $1b trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:54
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[Canada] Ban could encourage youth to smoke menthol tobacco: retailers

If you smoke menthol-flavoured tobacco, this is the last day it’s available in Alberta. ...The Western Convenience Stores Association thinks it will actually make menthol-flavoured smokes easier and cheaper for kids to get by going to the black market.
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 19:34
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