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[Netherlands] Cigarette sales increase as health campaigns fail to stub out smoking

New figures suggest smoking is becoming more popular in the Netherlands again, ending a five-year downward trend...The finding comes from the annual SUN report drawn up by accountancy firm KPMG for the tobacco industry, which looks into illicit cigarette
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Australia] 'Let's roll': Sri Lankan who 'threatened to blow up Malaysia Airlines plane' posted a video of him smoking CIGARS as he drove to the airport listening to gangster rap

just hours before Marks allegedly said he'd 'blow up this f***ing plane', he posted video to his Instagram account of him smoking and listening to loud music en route to Tullamarine Airport, in Melbourne.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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[Canada] Ontario Budget Leaves Millions In Tobacco Smugglers Pockets

2017 marks the 5th year since Ontario announced that it was "actively" looking into measures that were successfully implemented in other provinces, like Quebec. If anything, the budget will exacerbate the contraband problem by moving away from the predict
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[Romania] Bulgarian customs seize 14 tons of counterfeit cigarette packs

Bulgarian customs seized 14 tons of counterfeit cigarette pack printings at Danube Bridge checkpoint near Vidin at the border with Romania on Monday, officials said. The printings, bearing the logos of three popular cigarette brands, were found in a Bu
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2017 21:18
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[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon’s tobacco industry is booming thanks to Syrian war

At Lebanon’s main tobacco factory, located southeast of the capital, Beirut, employees work round-the-clock but can barely cover the high demand for locally-made cigarettes. “We are lucky that there are Syrians in Lebanon,” said George Hobaika, a senior
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech MEP: EU should pressure Belarus over illicit tobacco trade

The European Union and its member states should pressure Belarus to combat the trade in illicit tobacco and adopt a “stick and carrot” approach with sanctions if necessary, Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský told EurActiv.com. Tomáš Zdechovský is a member of th
EurActiv
added Jan 26, 2017 14:50
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[Canada] 350,000 contraband cigarettes seized

The Codiac Regional RCMP has seized approximately 350 thousand contraband cigarettes. The contraband tobacco was discovered after a vehicle was impounded following a routine traffic stop on the Gunningsville Bridge between Moncton and Riverview on Januar
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:20
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[Eastern Europe, Romania] Tobacco producers wait for new Government to set cigarette prices for next year

“The future price of cigarettes will largely depend on the tax regime, but also on the evolution of the regulatory framework,” Lazar explained, according to local News.ro. The price of cigarettes is strongly dependent the taxes imposed by the state. Th
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Canada] Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco

On December 20, 2016, during an enforcement operation, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) intercepted a cube van exiting a South Glengarry shoreline property. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 3,080 kilograms of contraband fine cut tobacco
Cornwall (ON) Free News (ca)
added Dec 24, 2016 14:46
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[Canada] Significant Contraband Tobacco Seizure in Northwestern Ontario

Although the effects of contraband tobacco activities are not obvious, all Canadians, in one way or another, feel the repercussions of these activities in the form of: The loss of millions in federal and provincial government revenues. Undermining of pu
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:25
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