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[Canada] LETTER: Woman fined for buying cigarettes at reserve store

I asked the officer: “If I’m not able to purchase these cigarettes, why is the store allowed to sell them to me?” His said it was because “they can get away with it.” . . . I might come out of this having to do some jail time but I don’t care. I will n
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:37
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Indonesian tobacco company establishes in Vanuatu

A tobacco manufacturing company is establishing operations in Vanuatu obviously bringing along with it new competition for imported cigarettes. The first of its kind in Vanuatu, Rock International Tobacco is an Indonesian based foreign investment cigaret
Vantuatu Daily Post (vu)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:43
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[Florida, North Carolina] Filmmaker charged with trying to extort R.J. Reynolds

Joseph Patrick Kelly is accused of threatening to release some footage he shot for Reynolds of a mock trial, unless the company donated $15,000 to a Kickstarter campaign for a horror film ... "Well, from the photos attached you can probably see some impo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:24
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[Africa, Kenya, Tanzania] Nairobi protests Dar demand on tobacco

Kenya complains that Tanzania demands that 75 per cent of the inputs into tobacco exports must be from the exporting state, contrary to the EAC Treaty. In the revised rules, the value threshold has been lowered from 35 per cent to 30 per cent on local im
East African Standard (ke)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:11
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[Moldova, Russia, Ukraine] Smuggled cigarettes from Belarus confiscated in Kovel

The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine confiscated 112,500 packs of smuggled cigarettes without excise stamps in the Volyn region.
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:17
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[Zimbabwe] FARMERS SMUGGLING TOBACCO INTO ZAMBIA

Tobacco farmers who were stuck with huge stocks following the unexpected early closure of auction floors are smuggling the crop outside the country, it has been learnt. Traditionally, auction floors open in February and close in September, but for the f
Newsdzezimbabwe
added Jul 27, 2014 19:04
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[Canada] Retailers protest contraband tobacco

A Canadian retail association in Ontario mounted a campaign Thursday asking smokers to stop buying contraband tobacco and buy legitimate brands.
UPI
added Aug 20, 2012 02:50
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[New York] Circuit Reinstates RICO Action in Sale of Contraband Cigarettes ($$)

The court rejected defendant Rodney Morrison's claim that the circuit's decision to certify questions on the New York Tax Law on cigarettes to the state's highest court indicated the law under which he was prosecuted was unconstitutionally vague.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 17, 2012 06:10
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Government raises cigarette duty and reinforces anti-tobacco measures

The duty on a packet of 20 cigarettes went up by 10p yesterday, making the duty payable on 200 cigarettes £12. The Chief Minsiter Fabian Picardo signed the relevant legal documents last week.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Dec 3, 2013 20:54
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