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ALLEGRETTI: Popping Down to the Shops and Into Australia's Booming Tobacco Black Market

As Guido drives me to his vendor of choice, I ask him why he turned to buying black market cigarettes. "Cigarettes were becoming too dear," he explains. "I have no intention of stopping smoking, so you find the alternative—and you find that alternative v
Vice.com
added Aug 30, 2017 04:21
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The world’s most counterfeited brands

Erdogan has described fake tobacco as more dangerous than terrorism. Samsun, Turkey’s bestselling tobacco brand, is frequently targeted by counterfeiters.... Kenyan cigarette brand SuperMatch is the most counterfeited brand in the world in terms of the ac
MSN
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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CARUANA: Bhutan’s tobacco ban disaster

Bhutan enforced a total tobacco ban....In his website “Velvet Glove, Iron Fist”, controversial figure Christopher Snowden pointed out that the country who prior to the ban boasted a one percent smoking rate, now has the highest rate of smokers amongst Sou
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:32
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[Netherlands] Cigarette sales increase as health campaigns fail to stub out smoking

New figures suggest smoking is becoming more popular in the Netherlands again, ending a five-year downward trend...The finding comes from the annual SUN report drawn up by accountancy firm KPMG for the tobacco industry, which looks into illicit cigarette
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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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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[Canada] Two traffic stops result in seizure of 200,000 illegal cigarettes

Three men have been arrested in connection with two seizures of illegal cigarettes by the RCMP in New Brunswick. On May 30, around 2 p.m., West District RCMP and the RCMP Roving Traffic Unit stopped a vehicle during a checkstop on Highway 2 in Watervill
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:44
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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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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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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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