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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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[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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