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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44
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[Canada, New York] Akwesasne woman flees secondary border check, caught with nearly 200 pounds of undeclared tobacco

Instead of complying with the request, she allegedly fled the port, driving south towards Cornwall Island at a high rate of speed, CBSA said. CBSA alerted the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, who captured Jacobs and transported her and her vehicle back
North Country (NY) This Week
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[Europe] Low taxes on tobacco products give green light to Ukraine's smugglers

Yet parliament is in no hurry to increase taxes on tobacco. In defiance of calls by anti-smoking activists to raise tobacco taxes to combat smuggling and improve the nation’s health, the Rada’s tax and customs committee has been protecting the interests
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[New York] AG Challenges UPS on Tobacco Deliveries

In an opening statement this week in a Manhattan federal court, Carrie Cohen, the lawyer for UPS, said the company was in full compliance with the law, saying the city and state mistook cartons of legally shipped “little cigars” for cigarettes. “Littl
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[Canada] VAN GEYN: Tax-free cigarettes adding to Ontario's contraband problem

Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has obtained documents ...Ontario Cigarette Allocation System is sending so many tax-free cigarettes to Ontario reserves that to be consumed legally, every smoker on a reserve over the age of 15 would have to smoke 61 c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 22, 2016 18:01
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[Canada, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont] Border security issues are piling up for the new Government

in 2013, the federal government announced a $92M allocation to the RCMP to deploy sensor technology at the Canada-U.S. border from Quebec/Maine to Oakville as part of its ‘Anti-Tobacco Smuggling’ strategy. A year later, with no action taken, this funding
Frontline Safety & Security (ca)
added Aug 16, 2016 23:18
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[New York] Feds bust dozens of mobsters in takedown spanning from Florida to Westchester; illegal gambling, untaxed cigarettes and healthcare fraud cited

A criminal cooperative of multiple mob families was crippled Thursday in a massive federal sweep that busted nearly four dozen gangsters along the East Coast.... The untaxed cigarettes trafficked in the scheme had a street value of more than $3 million, t
New York Daily News
added Aug 4, 2016 16:46
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Merchants: Pa. cigarette tax will kill out-of-state business

There are four cigarette outlets on Northampton Street in Easton, within a block-and-a-half of the New Jersey border. The tax difference of $1.10 per pack was an incentive for New Jersey residents to make the drive across the Delaware River, business ow
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07
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[Pennsylvania, Virginia] State police find thousands of illegal smokes after traffic stop

State Police arrested the driver for allegedly bag after bag of more than 60,000 illegal cigarettes. John B. Fairchild faces a felony and misdemeanor count of possessing illegal cigarettes following his arrest in Upper Saucon Township. District Judge Jaco
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Jul 11, 2016 22:00
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