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[UK] Black market cigarettes on the rise after 150 per cent tax increase since 2010

The consumption of non UK duty paid tobacco (NUKDP) is showing its first increase in recent years as cigarettes have faced a 150 per cent tax rise since the start of 2010. The amount NUKPD of roll your own (RYO) tobacco has risen to a staggering 48 per
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2014 12:51

Lithuanian drone detained in Russia last week was used for cigarette smuggling

A Lithuanian self-made drone detained in Russia’s westernmost Kaliningrad region last week was used for smuggling cigarettes into Russia, Oleg Dzhurayev, the press service chief of the Kaliningrad border department of the Russian Federal Security service
TASS (ru)
added May 15, 2014 22:59

[New York] FedEx hit with $235m lawsuit from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for shipping untaxed cigarettes

The attorney general is charging FedEx with violating state and federal law by delivering more than 400,000 cartons of cheap and untaxed cigarettes to consumers across New York State. The filing says the shipments cost the state a 'direct tax loss' of mor
New York Daily News
added Mar 31, 2014 10:54

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

[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 (ae)
added Mar 5, 2014 18:59

[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 (TVNZ)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:12

[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).
added Jan 31, 2014 15:26

[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

[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

[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 (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
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