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[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
MarketWired
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44
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[Africa] Mozambique: Control Stamps Obligatory for Tobacco

Mozambican Tax Authority (AT) has banned the production, import and sale of tobacco products that do not carry an official control stamp. This measure has been in force since Friday, and was announced by AT chairperson, Amelia Nakhare, when she visited th
East African Business News (EABizInfo.Com)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:15
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White House Comes Down Hard on Cigarette-Trafficking Transnational Criminal Organizations

The transnational criminal organizations which traffic in tobacco also smuggle narcotics and fund terrorism. These organizations are a threat to national security...In response to the threat posed by these organizations, President Trump issued three Execu
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:09
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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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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[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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