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[Europe] EU Comes Up With A Plan To Prevent Illicit Cigarette Trade

As per the new laws, European Union countries must ensure that all tobacco packets are “marked with a unique identifier,” as well as a security stamp, so that the packet can be tracked from the factory to the shop floor. The Commission is yet to decide wh
Trefis
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10
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High taxes and limited enforcement have New York City awash in illegal booze and cigarettes

Illegal smuggling deprives New York state of at least $1.6 billion in annual tax revenue, and the enterprise has grown exponentially since the city and state quadrupled tobacco taxes between 2001 and 2011. As nationwide liquor sales have jumped 106% sin
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 20, 2016 21:30
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[Canada] Gateway Cigar Store blows away Ontario tobacco ban

Although Ontario has banned the sale of tobacco on university campuses, apparently not everyone has gotten the message. The Gateway Cigar Store at Keele campus continues to sell cigarettes under the counter for cash only. When confronted, store staff re
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:58
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[Canada] Leaked Big Tobacco document suggests it used convenience-store, anti-contraband groups as lobbyists

a leaked Imperial Tobacco document suggests that 2012 lobbying campaign was no grassroots movement, and that the retail and contraband organizations have for years been used as surrogates by the cigarette giant to promote its own interests. The interna
National Post (ca)
added Oct 27, 2016 14:39
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[Texas] Hero smoke shop owner defends himself against armed robber by calmly pulling pistol and shooting at him without ever putting down his cigarette!

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:46
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[Cuba, USA] Smoke and Drink Up!

The Obama administration announced Friday it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2016 14:49
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Criminals target Canada for money laundering

The main domestic sources of proceeds of crime, says FATF, “are fraud, corruption and bribery, counterfeiting and piracy, illicit drug trafficking, tobacco smuggling and trafficking, as well as tax evasion.” Criminals target Canada because we have an ope
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:09
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[Indonesia] ATHERTON: As Australia Shows, Plain Packaging For Cigarettes Does Not Work

Simon Chapman. Head of Public Health at New South Wales University, he is the person who has been behind smoking and tobacco restrictions in Australasia and Asia. Not known for his charm, he is viewed to be a socialist, if not a Marxist
breitbart.com
added Sep 11, 2016 14:09
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FDA's CTP Wins Latest Ruling in Tobacco Violations Challenge

Orton Oil Co., dba Orton's Bagley. The ruling overturns a decision by an administration law judge in which the tobacco retailer repeatedly sold tobacco products to a minor and failed to verify the age of a tobacco product purchaser by means of photogra
Convenience Store News
added Aug 15, 2016 01:23
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[Asia, India] Government to curb rise in illegal tobacco trade

Minister of State for Commerce , Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that ways were being explored to stop tobacco production in the country and rovide alternatives to the tobacco farmers. Sitharaman said that legal import of cigarettes were less than thos
New Indian Express (in)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:34
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