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Tobacco industry manipulation of data on and press coverage of the illicit tobacco trade in the UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

TTCs are exaggerating the threat of illicit tobacco by commissioning surveys whose methodology and validity remain uncertain, planting misleading stories and misquoting government data. Industry data on levels of illicit should be treated with extreme cau
Tobacco Control
added Mar 11, 2014 09:42
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[Uae] New warning over GCC tobacco tax

Anti-smoking campaigners urging a 100% increase in duty on tobacco products in the GCC have been warned that the move would fuel illicit trade in the region by gangs targeting young people, and lead to a growth in cigarette counterfeiting, impacting on l
Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:59
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[New Zealand, USA] US issues warning on NZ tobacco packaging

six high-powered groups have jointly expressed their "concern" ... The Emergency Committee for American Trade, National Association of Manufacturers, National Foreign Trade Council, US-ASEAN Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and United States C
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:12
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[Gibraltar] Tobacco haul

Officers of HM Customs arrested a Spanish national outside retail premises in Fish Market Road, when the 22 year old from La Linea was seen in possession of 8,000 cigarettes (40 cartons).
PANORAMA (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:26
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Judge signals firm action on tobacco smugglers

Tobacco smugglers will face tougher fines and persistent repeat offenders could even go to jail, Stipendiary Magistrate Charles Pitto has warned. Current court practice is to issue a fine mirroring the commercial value of the tobacco in respect of which
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 18, 2014 22:14
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[Europe, UK] Spain did not break the law on Gibraltar checks, says Brussels

Spain did not break European law by imposing stringent checks on cross-border traffic with Gibraltar, according to a keenly-awaited ruling by the European Commission that hands a diplomatic defeat to the British government and the tiny overseas territory
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 15, 2013 16:47
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling

(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
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[USA] Big Tobacco’s Cross-border Pollution / Youth in Canada exposed to Camel cigarette ads in American magazines

In May, we and several of our partners called on state attorneys general to investigate whether this new rash of ads violates the state tobacco settlement’s prohibition on targeting youth.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:10
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[Egypt, Ireland] Al Qaeda rocket blows lid on IRA cigarette cargo

A ROCKET fired by al Qaeda at a massive container ship blew the lid off a multi-million euro illegal cigarette operation run by a millionaire businessman with links to Provo chief Thomas 'Slab' Murphy, the Sunday Independent has learnt.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:14
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Guardia Civil officer arrested in border tobacco probe

A Guardia Civil officer was arrested by her colleagues on suspicion of involvement in tobacco smuggling across the border between Gibraltar and Spain. The female officer is accused of facilitating operational information about the border to smugglers.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:02
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