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[California, New Jersey] $13.6 Million forfeiture in tobacco tax evasion case

House of Oxford helped other companies evade the California OTP excise tax by shipping OTP to California, but falsely billing the sales to other states, shipping OTP to states located near California knowing that it would be shipped into California withou
Central Valley Business Times (Stockton, CA)
added Aug 13, 2014 11:00
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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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Credit Card Issuers Scrutinizing Internet Sales of Cigars

one or more of the major credit card issuers are scrutinizing transactions in which their cards are used for remote sales of cigars and other tobacco products. In 2005, the major credit card companies entered into an agreement regarding remote sales of c
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Dec 10, 2012 03:24
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[Canada] Province Seizes Cigarette Wrapping Machines In Ajax

Ministry of Finance investigators seized three cigarette wrapping machines, cigarette marking equipment, packaging identifiers and unmarked cigarettes from an Ajax residence and two Oshawa variety stores.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:20
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[Canada] Contraband trade heating up: CRTF

“With the warming weather approaching, police will likely see an increase in illicit activities occurring on our waterways,” said Staff Sergeant Sylvain Leroux, head of the CRTF. If you see something fishy, the CRTF suggested it’s best to call the polic
Cornwall (ON) Newswatch (ca)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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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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[Eastern Europe, Serbia] Bulgaria's Bulgartabac Permitted to Buy Bosnian Serb Tobacco Factory

Authorities in Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska (RS) have given the green light to the sale of the heavily indebted Banja Luka tobacco factory to Bulgarian Bulgartabac.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Apr 10, 2013 12:30
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Yemen’s tobacco company denies corruption accusation

Bikya Masr (eg)
added Apr 3, 2012 00:00
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco manufacturers to self-regulate

Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chiefs Council has approved a draft law to allow the Six Nations' tobacco industry to self-regulate as a way to combat new laws criminalizing unregulated tobacco trafficking. The confederacy voted Feb. 7 to approve the draft law
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:41
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