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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44
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[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.'
SooToday.com (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20
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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] 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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[Indonesia] ATHERTON: As Australia Shows, Plain Packaging For Cigarettes Does Not Work

Simon Chapman. Head of Public Health at New South Wales University, he is the person who has been behind smoking and tobacco restrictions in Australasia and Asia. Not known for his charm, he is viewed to be a socialist, if not a Marxist
breitbart.com
added Sep 11, 2016 14:09
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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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FDA's CTP Wins Latest Ruling in Tobacco Violations Challenge

Orton Oil Co., dba Orton's Bagley. The ruling overturns a decision by an administration law judge in which the tobacco retailer repeatedly sold tobacco products to a minor and failed to verify the age of a tobacco product purchaser by means of photogra
Convenience Store News
added Aug 15, 2016 01:23
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[Asia, India] Government to curb rise in illegal tobacco trade

Minister of State for Commerce , Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that ways were being explored to stop tobacco production in the country and rovide alternatives to the tobacco farmers. Sitharaman said that legal import of cigarettes were less than thos
New Indian Express (in)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:34
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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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