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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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STATE OF NEW YORK v GRAND RIVER ENTERPRISES SIX NATIONS, et. al.

This case involves the ongoing illegal sale and shipment of contraband cigarettes. Defendants Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd. ("Grand River". or "GRE") and Native Wholesale Supply Co., Inc. ("Native Wholesale", or "NWS") have sold and shipped, a
DocumentCloud.org
added Mar 4, 2013 16:32
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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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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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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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[Georgia (Country)] Raising Tobacco Tax: Good or Bad?

The price of tobacco in Georgia will be increased by 25-33 percent from September 2013, according to tobacco importers. ... industry representatives believe that the new taxes will encourage the development of smuggling in Georgia. “The real aim of their
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Aug 25, 2013 20:06
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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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