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[New York] NY Asks 2nd Circ. To Affirm $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty ($$)

to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, saying UPS’ request to drastically reduce its penalty was based on meritless claims of immunity. UPS has argued the maximum san
Law360
added Feb 24, 2018 00:16
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[Oklahoma] Bill allows prison canteens to sell smokes to inmates

State Rep. Rick West, R-Heavener, said the nearly six-year ban on cigarettes sales and smoking inside prisons has caused nothing but problems for inmates, wardens and correctional employees. He’s proposing a controversial measure that would allow inmate
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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[Pennsylvania] Prison for tobacco seller who skirted IRS on bulk sales

A Stroudsburg tobacco distributor was sentenced to prison for skirting the IRS on cash payments and helping another business evade taxes, federal prosecutors said. Kamlesh Patel, 60, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and two years of supervised
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Indonesia] Father who put a cigarette in his nine-month-old son’s mouth and told his wife to take a photo before posting it to social media is facing up to six months behind bars

A callous father who posted a disturbing picture of his nine-month-old son smoking on social media is facing jail. The 36-year-old man, named as Muzammil, is said to have put a cigarette in the child's mouth. He then asked his 18-year-old wife to take
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 19:02
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Market share of illicit cigarettes down 1.6 pp in Estonia

Altogether 13.3% of the packs of tobacco products found in Estonia have been brought into the country as illicit goods, which is 1.6 percentage points less than the year before, it appears from a survey carried out by Nielsen, cites
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 17:02
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[Africa, UK] Investors fail to see through the gloom as BAT claims record sales

British American Tobaccco hailed a record year after its buyout of Reynolds American but investors chose to focus on falling volumes and sent the shares almost 5 per cent lower. Although the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike reported a 3.2 per cent incr
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 18:57
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Pa. Man Gets 1 Year For Aiding Tobacco Tax Evasion ($$)

A Pennsylvania distributor was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars in Massachusetts federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to helping a Bay State wholesaler avoid paying more than $9.6 million in taxes on massive shipments of tobacco products
Law360
added Feb 22, 2018 23:31
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[UK] Illegal cigarettes were passed into shop through a 'trapdoor' in flat above

The handmade revolving door in the flat above Hussain Superstore, on Ashton Road, was used by owners to drop fake cigarettes and rolling tobacco from the flat upstairs into the shop to be sold. Almost 4,000 illegal cigarettes and 700g of hand rolling t
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:27
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[Africa, Kenya] WANYONYI / KIDIYA: Wiping out illicit tobacco trade

the ITP will enter into force and become binding on the 90th day following the 40th ratification by parties to the FCTC. As of February 1, Togo became the 34th country to ratify and so far, only six more countries are needed. Thereafter, parties will beg
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:25
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[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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