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[Canada, USA] Two Americans charged after police seize contraband tobacco in Ontario

RCMP seized more than 500 kilograms of contraband tobacco that was being off-loaded from a boat in South Glengarry, Ont. RCMP say investigators with the Cornwall Regional Task Force noticed that a boat was off-loading garbage bags into two pickup trucks
Canadian Press
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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Bradford tobacco smuggler, known as the 'Shisha Man' jailed after trying to flee UK for Mexico

smuggled more than 4,000kg of illegal tobacco products into the UK and then tried to flee the country to Mexico, has been jailed for 42 months. Sam Khazaei, 34, of Rooley Lane, Bradford, illegally imported large quantities of shisha tobacco to evade more
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[UK] Fraud team swoops in Bishop Auckland and Sunderland areas during alleged deal involving suspected tobacco smuggling ring

FRAUD investigators have swooped on a suspected illicit tobacco smuggling ring as an alleged transaction was taking place. The 700kg of tobacco and cash seized from the alleged gang is part of an operation which is claimed to be worth an estimated £25m
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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[Malaysia] M'sian associations push for sale of 10-stick ciggie pack to combat illegal cigarette market

"We are selling cigarettes legally but it is getting harder for retailers to sell cigarettes now. "The illegal cigarette issue is so big, enforcement alone is not enough. We have 5 million smokers here and 57 per cent of them opt for illegal cigarettes
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:11
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[UK] Illegal tobacco unit arrives in Hull

An illegal tobacco unit - the first of its kind in the UK - is in Hull this week as part of a new education scheme. The mobile hub is open to the public, for people to find out about the risks of illegal tobacco, focusing on the three main issues of enfo
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 5, 2017 15:18
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[UK] Rioting prisoners took over wing of troubled jail 'beacuse they had been banned from smoking'

Rioting prisoners took over a wing of a troubled prison because they had been banned from smoking, it has been claimed. Prisoners chanting 'we want burn' took over HMP Birmingham last night prison demanding tobacco after refusing to return to their c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific] Restoring 'kiddie pack' cigarette 'a step backward' - Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society

"Referring to the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietor’s General Association’s suggestion to restore pack sizes to less than 20 sticks to the Malaysian market in order to reduce circulation of illegal cigarettes, the MPS adopts a grave view of this
The Edge (my)
added Sep 4, 2017 03:42
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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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[Korea - North] Diplomats and Deceit: North Korea’s Criminal Activities in Africa (PDF)

North Korean defectors interviewed for this report have claimed that significant quantities of tobacco and cigarettes have also been shipped from Africa to North Korea...diplomats frequently took advantage of duty-free allocations to buy cigarettes and
Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime (ch)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:50
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