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[Canada, USA, Washington] CROWLEY: Tobacco smuggling jeopardizes border traffic

Progress will only come when authorities on both sides of the border take tobacco smuggling seriously and take the steps to put it, and the pipeline it supports, out of business. If we could also bring the Mohawk into the mainstream of economic life and
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Mar 30, 2013 20:14

[North Carolina] Tobacco broker sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison

A North Carolina tobacco broker will spend 5 1/2 years in federal prison and must repay more than $13 million for cheating the federal crop insurance program. U.S. District Judge James Dever on Thursday sentenced Jesse Ray “Tommy” Faulkner of Southern Pin
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2013 13:11

Virginia State police arrest North Carolina man in cigarette scam

- A North Carolina man faces multiple charges following an investigation by the Virginia State Police into a conspiracy to steal cigarettes from a Wythe County convenience store.
WVVA-TV NewsChannel Six (Bluefield, WV)
added Feb 27, 2013 00:44

[Ireland] Revenue rejects cigarette survey

The Revenue Commissioners have rejected as inaccurate a survey claiming illegal cigarette consumption in Ireland has risen to 28.2 per cent. Latest available figures from Revenue and the Tobacco Control Unit of the Department of Health, put illicit cons
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 25, 2013 02:03

[New York] EDITORIAL: Smoke gets in their eyes

Why are Michael Bloomberg and Andrew Cuomo so determined to send tax revenues New York badly needs to other states? In a new study, the Michigan-based Mackinac Center ... In short, having the highest cigarette taxes in the land carries another price: Ne
New York Post
added Jan 28, 2013 22:55

[Russia] New anti-smoking bill may attract China's illicit cigarette trade

Russia’s State Duma is due to hold the third reading of the Ministry of Health's draft law entitled "On Protection of Public Health from the Effects of Tobacco Consumption." The bill was passed on its first reading in late December.
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:19

[Europe] New EU tobacco law proposed

Slim cigarettes and packets of 19 cigarettes or less would be banned in the EU under radical new Commission proposals. These are among the rules foreseen in the Tobacco Products Directive that the Commission proposed this week. The Commission says that (mt)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:10

[South Africa] SA signs tobacco smuggling treaty

South Africa has signed a new international treaty that aims to stop the smuggling of tobacco, the National Council Against Smoking said on Friday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:29

[Malaysia] Illegal cigs sold at half price

Illegal cigarettes of local brands are being sold nationwide at half the market price, raising fears that it could undermine efforts to stem the flow of contraband cigarettes into the country.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 30, 2012 17:07

India 6th largest market for contraband cigarettes

At an estimated Rs.2,000 crore, India has become the sixth largest market for contraband cigarettes, casing huge revenue losses to the government and affecting the livelihoods of some five million tobacco farmers, says a study conducted for industry lobby
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 27, 2012 11:14
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