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[California] TOBACCO DUMP: Contraband cigarettes, cigars dumped by tax officials

California Board of Equalization agents on Wednesday, Jan. 8 destroyed about $600,000 worth of seized contraband tobacco products whose labels, at least, said they were Cuban cigars, brand-name cigarettes, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 9, 2014 18:00
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Contraband Cigarettes Incinerated In Mozambique

The Mozambique Tax Authority (AT) on Tuesday incinerated in Maputo contraband cigarettes valued at 1.7 million meticais (about US$56,500), Mozambican news agency AIM reported.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 8, 2013 06:35
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Vietnam loses $198 mln annually to tobacco smuggling

With around 800 million packets of tobacco smuggled into Vietnam every year, the state budget loses VND4-4.2 trillion (US$189-198 million) in taxes annually, the Vietnam Tobacco Association reported.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Oct 24, 2013 13:10
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[Balkans, Germany, Serbia] Bosnia to extradite major suspected Balkan tobacco-smuggler

Bosnia will extradite to Germany Srecko Kestner, believed to have been a crucial figure in multi-billion-dollar cigarette smuggling in the Balkans, a spokeswoman in Sarajevo told the German press agency dpa Thursday.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:26
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[Oman] E-cigarette users flout law to import device

Most GCC countries have banned the import and sale of e-cigarettes since 2008 as there are still doubts over its effectiveness and safety. However, some smokers in Oman smuggle the devices into the country.
Muscat Daily (om)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:11
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[California] Big Tobacco To Participate In Trans-Pacific Trade Talks In San Diego

On Monday, government officials from Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei, Australia, Peru, Vietnam and the U.S. will converge on the Hilton Bayfront to discuss the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement which would promote trade between growing n
San Diego (CA) Reader
added Jul 1, 2012 15:23
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[Missouri] Chief: Officer noticed Brown carrying suspected stolen cigars

In an afternoon press conference, Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson did not initially make a connection between the robbery and Brown,whose death spurred violent protests and unrest in the St. Louis suburb over the past week. Wilson
USA Today
added Aug 17, 2014 07:30
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[Europe, UK] Show offs / Tobacco manufacturers are busy showing off new products and price-marked packs - while they still can, reports Tracy West

This year is going to be a busy one for the tobacco category as it's the manufacturers' last chance to launch new lines before the full display ban in April 2015. That's the opinion of Alan Graham, head of marketing at Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 10:05
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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[China] Counterfeit cigarettes invading Russian market in wake of recent legislation

Experts believe that this unexpected phenomenon is due to restrictions on tobacco sales. However, despite this initiative, the total number of smokers in the country remains practically unchanged.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:23
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