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[UK] New research uncovers 'one of the tobacco industry’s greatest scams'

Parallel studies published in Tobacco Control, highlight fresh evidence on smuggled tobacco and industry-funded studies that routinely overestimate its scale.
University of Bath (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:27
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[Russia] MEMES MOCKING RELIGION HAVE STUDENT FACING FIVE YEARS IN PRISON

Daniil Markin, 19, first spoke out about the case against him last month, in solidarity with Maria Motuznaya, another Russian facing a legal punishment for posting memes such as one featuring nuns smoking with the caption “quickly, while God isn’t lookin
Newsweek
added Aug 24, 2018 11:46
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[Europe, UK] Labelling tobacco products and e-cigarettes if there’s no Brexit deal

The purpose of this notice is to provide information to organisations, businesses and members of the public concerned with tobacco and related products, regarding changes to the regulation of such products in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the Eur
GOV.UK
added Aug 23, 2018 12:23
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Tobacco industry data on illicit tobacco trade: a systematic review of existing assessments [FREE FULL TEXT]

At present, the tobacco industry continues to fund and disseminate ITT research through initiatives such as PMI IMPACT. If industry data on ITT cannot meet the standards of accuracy and transparency set by high-quality research publications, a solution m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 11:58
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New research uncovers 'one of the tobacco industry's greatest scams'

Two new studies...expose evidence that big tobacco companies are still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it, and funding studies that routinely overestimate levels of tobacco smuggling.
EurekAlert
added Aug 23, 2018 11:55
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[New York] Up in smoke: Two Staten Island men cheated state of more than $1.3 million in cigarette taxes, A.G. alleges

wo Staten Island men could pay a steep price for allegedly depriving the state of more than $1.3 million in tax revenue by selling untaxed cigarettes. Ihab Jaber, 48, and Iyas Leqyanya bought more than 20,000 cartons of cigarettes out of state and sold t
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 24, 2018 13:10
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[Europe] No-deal Brexit could send UK cigarette labeling up in smoke

Cigarette packets sold in the U.K. will need a redesign in the event of a no-deal Brexit, because the U.K. will no longer have access to EU-copyrighted photos illustrating the dangers of smoking, government planning papers are expected to show. The firs
Politico
added Aug 23, 2018 12:25
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[UK] Trio jailed for smuggling cigarettes disguised as road surfacing material

THREE men have been jailed after they were caught with more than 1.5 million illegal cigarettes disguised as road surfacing material at a warehouse. Yiannakis Theodorou, 48, of Halford Close, Attleborough, Norfolk, Danut Nastasescu, 48, and Stanel Opris
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:20
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[New York, West Virginia] Indian-American from Georgia sentenced after pleading guilty to cigarette smuggling charge

Sukhdev Singh Virdi, of Dacula, Georgia, was sentenced Aug. 20, to three years probation for unlawful cigarette smuggling....pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes” in June 2017. Virdi admitted to conspiring to profit fr
News India Times
added Aug 22, 2018 17:46
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[Florida] United States Backs Washington State In Tax Fight With Tribe ($$)

Supreme Court on Aug. 20 set an Oct. 30 argument date for a dispute over whether an 1855 Indian treaty protects a tribe in Washington state from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation, which the United States as amicus curiae answered in
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 22, 2018 20:19
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