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Digital serialised coding technology seriously flawed

issued a strongly worded warning that the digital serialised coding technology being promoted by the tobacco industry to worldwide governments is seriously flawed and would never comply with international
International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA) (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:46
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Virginia Police Bust Migrant Gang Smuggling Cigarettes for $30 Million

alleged criminals included a diverse set of migrants from Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania...smuggling was also tied to many other crimes...allegedly stole rental cars...media outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
breitbart.com
added May 11, 2017 19:45
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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Foiled: Huge smuggled shipment of cigars

Ashdod's drug and tax investigators, together with Israel Police, on Sunday night discovered a raft carrying 150,000 imported cigars. Two suspects, both with outstanding criminal records, were arrested and taken for investigation by the Tax Authority.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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DOL Sues Reliance Trust Over $104M Tobacco Rag Stock Deal

Reliance Trust Co. is accused by the Labor Department of breaching its fiduciary duties by allegedly causing an employee stock ownership plan to overpay for Tobacco Rag Processors Inc. stock ( Acosta v. Reliance Trust Co., Inc. , E.D.N.C., No. 5:17-cv-00
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added May 8, 2017 19:08
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[Asia] Counterfeit, smuggled cigarettes thriving in India

industry reports have claimed that the consumption of such cigarettes increased by 90% last year. Several studies conducted by the industry and frequent seizures at sea ports and airports have revealed that 17 billion cigarette sticks are smuggled into In
Sunday Guardian (in)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[New York] Trafficking network purchased 600,000 cartons of Virginia cigarettes for black market resale, Henrico police say

The network used falsified documents to create 29 fictitious businesses in the Richmond area, which allowed them to make large bulk purchases...Most of the suspects are originally from the northwest African country of Mauritania, and some are from Morocco
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Virginia] 43 arrested in Henrico illegal cigarette trafficking bust

In late 2015, the Henrico County Police Division began investigating cigarette trafficking in Henrico County because of a series of violent crimes that were associated with it. According to police, a number of robberies, shootings and burglaries happene
WRIC Channel 8 (Richmond, VA)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[Virginia] FCPD involved in multi-agency cigarette trafficking ring arrests

A multi-agency investigation including Fairfax County Police has resulted in multiple arrests including cigarette tax fraud and smuggling being operated from a home in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County.
Fairfax County (VA) Times
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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Iceland’s Own Vaporware

Iceland’s Minister of Health, Óttarr Proppé... his first legislative act in his capacity as Minister of Health has been to introduce a bill regulating the sale and use of e-cigarettes....stands likely to go the way of so many other legislative efforts of
Reykjavik Grapevine (is)
added May 5, 2017 21:01
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