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Grenade kills two in Moldova during attempted cigarette theft

Two people were killed in a shop in Moldova’s capital on Tuesday when a grenade brandished by a man seeking to avoid paying for cigarettes exploded, police said... “The explosion happened as he left the shop. The thief himself died ... and also an as yet
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04

[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36

MARCUS: How The FDA Plan To Take Nicotine Out Of Cigarettes Will Fuel Terrorism

It is a terrible idea for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it deprives adults of the choice to use tobacco as they see fit. But there are other unintended consequences to this policy that must be seriously considered, perhaps most imp
The Federalist
added Mar 19, 2018 18:01

[Asia, Mid-east] Doctors call for 'minimum pricing' plan for tobacco after introduction of UAE's sin tax

Doctors have urged the government to look at bringing in 'minimum pricing' for tobacco to lift the prices of the cheapest cigarettes on the shelves. The move would put an end to low quality brands being sold for as little as Dh3. Tobacco producers clai
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:23

[Asia, India] PGI collects 1,750-kg tobacco items from patients, wards

While the Health Department has failed to curb the use of tobacco in Chandigarh in hospitals, now, the PGI has taken a lead. In past three years, the PGI has recovered 1,750-kg of tobacco products from patients and their attendants, who were attempting
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:22

Cigarettes in UK face SHOCK change – smoking will NEVER be the same

But now UK health experts are warning the move, if pulled off successfully, could spread across the pond and take root in Britain..."Cigarettes are available globally, and selling less addictive products in the USA could result in a black market in impor
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 17, 2018 19:02

[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43

[Ireland] PICS: A factory capable of producing 250,000 illegal cigarettes per hour has been uncovered by Gardaí

this was the first time a commercial illicit cigarette production plant was discovered in the State and the factory was in full operation when Revenue officers and the Armed Support unit entered the premises. In total, 11 Eastern European men, aged betwe (ie)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

[UK] Blackburn with Darwen Council officers in record illegal tobacco seizure after co-ordinated raids

A BOROUGH'S trading standards officers supported by the police have made their biggest-ever seizure of illegal cigarettes and tobacco. The team from Blackburn with Darwen Council supported by police confiscated more than £100,000 worth of contraband in
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:41

LAFAIVE / NESBIT: High cigarette taxes have led to thriving black market across America

The Hill
added Mar 15, 2018 23:17
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