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[Botswana, Zimbabwe] Zim illegal immigrants charged with smuggling cigarettes

The state alleges further that the three men were found in possession of 749 cartons of Sivelles cigarettes, which were acquired outside Botswana without any declaration certificate. The men pleaded guilty to the charges.
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:14
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[Botswana] FIGHTING ILLICIT TOBACCO TRADE

The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28
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[Africa, Uganda] Traders’ body denounces tobacco control bill

He said if the bill was passed in its current form, it would cost Ugandans billions of shillings in taxes, let alone jobs to hundreds of farmers growing tobacco in north-western Uganda. “One of the problems is that our brothers from the neighbouring cou
The Observer (ug)
added May 29, 2014 00:04
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[UK] Black market cigarettes on the rise after 150 per cent tax increase since 2010

The consumption of non UK duty paid tobacco (NUKDP) is showing its first increase in recent years as cigarettes have faced a 150 per cent tax rise since the start of 2010. The amount NUKPD of roll your own (RYO) tobacco has risen to a staggering 48 per
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2014 12:51
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Lithuanian drone detained in Russia last week was used for cigarette smuggling

A Lithuanian self-made drone detained in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region last week was used for smuggling cigarettes into Russia, Oleg Dzhurayev, the press service chief of the Kaliningrad border department of the Russian Federal Security service
TASS (ru)
added May 15, 2014 22:59
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[New York] FedEx hit with $235m lawsuit from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for shipping untaxed cigarettes

The attorney general is charging FedEx with violating state and federal law by delivering more than 400,000 cartons of cheap and untaxed cigarettes to consumers across New York State. The filing says the shipments cost the state a 'direct tax loss' of mor
New York Daily News
added Mar 31, 2014 10:54
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Tobacco industry manipulation of data on and press coverage of the illicit tobacco trade in the UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

TTCs are exaggerating the threat of illicit tobacco by commissioning surveys whose methodology and validity remain uncertain, planting misleading stories and misquoting government data. Industry data on levels of illicit should be treated with extreme cau
Tobacco Control
added Mar 11, 2014 09:42
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[Uae] New warning over GCC tobacco tax

Anti-smoking campaigners urging a 100% increase in duty on tobacco products in the GCC have been warned that the move would fuel illicit trade in the region by gangs targeting young people, and lead to a growth in cigarette counterfeiting, impacting on l
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:59
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[New Zealand, USA] US issues warning on NZ tobacco packaging

six high-powered groups have jointly expressed their "concern" ... The Emergency Committee for American Trade, National Association of Manufacturers, National Foreign Trade Council, US-ASEAN Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and United States C
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:12
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[Gibraltar] Tobacco haul

Officers of HM Customs arrested a Spanish national outside retail premises in Fish Market Road, when the 22 year old from La Linea was seen in possession of 8,000 cigarettes (40 cartons).
PANORAMA (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:26
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