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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15
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[Philippines] Thailand loses WTO dispute over cigarette imports

Thailand has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling against its regulations on cigarette imports, a WTO dispute panel said on Monday, the first of two legal cases brought to the Geneva-based watchdog by the Philippines.
Reuters
added Nov 15, 2018 10:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told

Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:55
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[Illinois] City attacking on several fronts in fight to keep e-cigarettes away from minors

Emanuel, a major critic of President Donald Trump’s administration, said if the Food and Drug Administration under Trump’s watch does indeed announce strict new regulations on flavored e-cigarettes — which critics say kids and teens are drawn to — then he
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2018 03:09
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[Illinois] Chicago suing online e-cigarette retailers accused of selling to minors

The lawsuit against ELiquid Depot, Kandypens Inc., Major League Vaping, Mig Vapor, Sea100, Sex Vapor, Suorin USA, and Vista Vapors.will be filed on Tuesday. The retailers were allegedly caught red-handed selling to minors, the city said.
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Nov 14, 2018 03:08
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[Illinois] City to Sue 8 Online Retailers for Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors

The city of Chicago will file a lawsuit Tuesday against eight online retailers who were caught illegally selling e-cigarette products to an underage Chicago resident in an undercover sting. The minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Chicago is 21.
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Nov 14, 2018 03:07
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[UK] BAT/menthol cigarettes: puff baddy Premium

Investors reacted with alarm to the possible move by the [FDA] against a product that accounts for about a third of industry sales, even though analysts played down the prospect that an outright ban could survive a legal challenge from the tobacco indust
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:02
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[UK] £1.24m worth of fake tobacco products seized in Nottinghamshire this year

Trading Standards officers from Nottinghamshire County Council has seized over £1.24m worth of illicit tobacco products so far this year, which is a 24-fold increase on the same period last year. A total of 81 inspections of shops, homes, vehicles and s
West Bridgford Wire (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 19:00
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Parliament promises harsher measures against smoking

CARRERAS Limited's efforts to win parliamentary support for an improved climate for the sale of its tobacco products have failed.. Dr Tufton said Carreras is using the presence of large quantities of illegally imported cigarettes in the island to justify
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:34
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[Kentucky] Farmer Seeks Later Trial Date Over Charges Of Fraud On Crop Insurance ($$)

Citing a “large volume of discovery,” a farmer accused by the U.S. government of submitting false reports regarding federally reinsured crop insurance policies on Nov. 2 asked a...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:02
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