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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish Match to challenge EU snus ban in UK court

said the firm filed a claim form in Britain on Friday, calling on the court to ask the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to revisit the legal grounds of the ban. "We are asking the UK court to make a reference to the European Court of Justice on the validi
Reuters
added Jul 1, 2016 20:00
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[Asia, Iran] Over a Third of Cigarettes Contraband

Contraband cigarettes account for 35-40% of the domestic market, a former CEO of Iranian Tobacco Company said. Mohammad Hossein Barkhordar was also quoted as saying by ISNA that close to 8.5 billion sticks of cigarettes were smuggled into the country in
Financial Tribune
added Jun 29, 2016 14:13
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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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[Canada] SQ targets contraband tobacco, money laundering in raids

Massive operation involves drug trafficking, money laundering and contraband tobacco
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 30, 2016 18:28
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[Canada] Revenue Quebec announces fines, jail time linked to illegal tobacco

Revenue Quebec announced on Thursday that eight people who were found guilty of dealing in contraband tobacco have been fined a total of $1,073,000 that must be paid in 24 months. One of the individuals, Charles Patenaude of St-Césaire, has also been s
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:47
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Cheap Cigarettes Are Burning Greece's Finances

Greeks could smoke, drink and gamble their way out of their next financial hole, if only they were taxed on all of it... “Illicit cigarette and bulk tobacco trade strips the Greek state from significant revenue each year that could be used for paying pens
Bloomberg News
added Feb 8, 2016 16:41
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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Canada] Convenience Stores Applaud Creation of New Enforcement Team to Fight Contraband Tobacco

"The Ontario Convenience Store Association (OCSA) is pleased that Correctional Services Minister Yasir Naqvi and Finance Minister Charles Sousa are taking steps to address contraband tobacco with the creation of this task force," said OCSA CEO Dave Bryan
MarketWired
added Jan 26, 2016 22:54
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris International Inc. Could Face a $2.2 Billion Fine for Tax Evasion

It's unlikely that the Thai tax evasion and health warning cases will be resolved anytime soon. However, Philip Morris investors should understand why the company is engaged in so many legal battles worldwide as countries try to reduce their smoking rate
Motley Fool
added Jan 21, 2016 20:18
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[Africa, East Africa, Uganda] Experts speak out on tobacco industry bribery claims

The war against smoking will still be won, despite recent revelations that the tobacco industry has been using bribes to influence policy, experts have said. According to a recent BBC investigation, British American Tobacco (BAT) paid bribes to official
The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:14
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