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[Mid-east, USA, New York] Cigarette Smuggling Funding Terrorism

He said investigators have two choices: preserving a source of leads in cigarette smuggling, which might lead to the detection or dismantling of terrorist cells, or immediate intervention, a "quick blow," which usually involves the seizure of a single sh
Baltimore (MD) Jewish Times
added Jun 7, 2013 10:10
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Illegal cigarettes a smoking gun in South Africa

The illegal trade in cigarettes continues to be of major concern to authorities, with estimates putting it at 30% of the total cigarette market in South Africa. A significant number of illegal cigarettes make their way into the country via the Zimbabwe a
SAPA (za)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:38
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[Canada] Who Is Involved: Purdy Crawford

He left Osler in 1985 to join Imasco as C.E.O., retiring in 1995 but continuing as non-executive Chairman of Imasco and Canada Trust until February 2000.
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Apr 1, 2013 10:17
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[Connecticut] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty

The co-owner of a roll-your-own smoke shop charged in an alleged scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions into Chris Donovan's campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of devising a scheme to bribe a
NBC Connecticut
added Jan 24, 2013 20:34
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[Virgin Islands, Maryland] Examiner Local Editorial: Unintended consequences of cigarette tax hikes

As Heartland Institute budget and tax specialist John Nothdurft noted at the time, "Maryland's 'successful' cigarette tax has increased a budget deficit that nonsmokers will end up paying for." Which is exactly what happened, of course.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jan 11, 2013 09:09
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[Malaysia] Illegal smokes still selling like hot cakes

According to the Illicit Cigarettes Study, the incidence of illicit cigarettes is 34.9% out of 44,000 packs sampled nationwide between June and August this year.
Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:31
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[Washington] STATE OF NEW YORK, Plaintiff, vs. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Defendants . . . have sold and shipped, and continue to sell and ship, large quantities of unstamped and unreported cigarettes into the State of New York. 2. Defendants’ actions undermine New York's public health efforts and violate numerous state and fe
New York State Attorney General
added Dec 24, 2012 09:56
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[Fiji, Korea - South] Cigarette smuggling

According to the Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma, smuggling of illicit cigarettes was a global issue. Dr Sharma, who just returned from an international meeting on the Framework on Convention on Tobacco in South Korea last week, said smuggling of illicit
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:32
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[UK] Mother set her nine-year-old son on fire as a punishment for smoking

A mother who killed her nine-year-old son by setting him on fire as punishment for smoking has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:28
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[Europe] Kessler flip-flops on key tobacco control issue

Kessler said to the Italian Parliament, that “stripped of branding, the packet … can be more easily counterfeited” (translation from Italian). What is even more interesting is that Kessler told the Italian Parliament that OLAF does not have an official p
New Europe
added Oct 25, 2012 10:19
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