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[New York] BRIANT: Flavored-Tobacco Bans Turn to Menthol / NATO warns that new ordinances bring consequences

an unintended consequence of the ordnance would be the replacement of legal, regulated, retail sales of tobacco products with illegal...the sales and profit margins of retail stores will plummet, employees will be laid off, stores will close and there wil
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government prepares regulation for tobacco import control

The ministrys Director General for International Trade Oke Nurwan said here on Wednesday that the government has prepared the regulation following the decline in farmers selling price in the domestic market. "(Importers) must use domestic tobacco. If th
Antara News (id)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:56
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Ombudsman: Some 40% of all tobacco products sold in Russia are counterfeit

"According to most cautious estimates, the share of illegal products has already reached 35-40 percent, which deals a serious blow to the budget of the Russian Federation, not to mention the quality of the falsified products and the scope of illegal prod
Russia Beyond The Headlines (Rossiyskaya gazeta) (ru)
added May 25, 2017 01:19
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[Canada] Three arrested after contraband tobacco seized on St. Lawrence River

Three men, 21 to 25, will appear in a Valleyfield courtroom in June in the wake of the seizure this month by RCMP and Ontario police of more than 1.5 tonnes of contraband tobacco. The arrests occurred April 9, after members of the Cornwall Regional Task
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:30
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[New York, Virginia] NY Times Demand Records on ATF Tobacco Smuggling

According to the lawsuit, “at the same time the ATF was tightening its tobacco enforcement policies, some of its Virginia-based agents were engaged in a practice that more closely resembled tobacco smuggling. The profits of this ATF-led tobacco-smuggling
Courthouse News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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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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[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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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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