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[Africa, South Africa] 2 killed as illicit cigarette trade battle in Cape Town heats up

A fight to dominate the illicit cigarette trade in Cape Town has seen at least two men killed in three days. And more violence is expected. In the latest incident, a 60-year-old security guard was gunned down in Hanover Park when a cigarette delivery v
News24 (za)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34

[Europe, Malta] EDITORIAL: Hands off the rule of law

The man who investigated the case insists there is a case for arraignment. Mr Dalli denies the allegations. In an environment where the rule of law prevails, only a court can settle that...This government has already corrupted governance and tries to ‘man
Times of Malta (mt)
added Apr 4, 2017 12:16

[UK] 65,000 cigarettes found dumped in a field in Crewe

Cheshire East Council's trading standards team are asking the public for any information to help identify who was responsible. The cigarettes – estimated to have a street value of £24,000 – are known as ‘cheap whites’, foreign imports brought into the U
Signal Radio (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:40

[Africa, South Africa] Illicit cigarette trading linked to murder of Cape Town gang boss – sources

The murder of a Fancy Boys gang leader on Saturday has apparently lifted the lid on the massive illicit cigarette trade, said to be one of the most lucrative industries dominated by underworld factions. News24 understands that Shamiel Eyssen, 45, who was
News24 (za)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34

California's higher cigarette tax could affect sales in Nevada near the state line

He has heard from several smokers that they plan to take their business to Nevada. It's something Rachel Ohnstad, a smoker in Truckee, can understand. "It's a lot cheaper!" says Ohnstad. "I'd probably go to Reno," agrees Deana Wilson, another Truckee s
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27

[France] Smoking in a TV program: unauthorized advertising in favor of tobacco?

sued on the grounds that the French public health code prohibits the propaganda and the advertising, direct or indirect, in favor of tobacco. The question that was asked to the Cour de cassation was whether the showing of notorious people smoking in a T
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:53

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt to table new law to combat contraband cigarettes

Ghani said the government has and is incurring heavy losses in cigarette excise duty collection due to demand for contraband cigarettes. "The influx of contraband cigarettes has almost reached 50% of the cigarette approved by the government," he said, ad
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 3,000 kilos of drugs seized in Taiwan last year

It seized 2.12 million counterfeit cigarette packs last year, down 21.9 percent from the previous year...Customs Administration said it will devote more of its efforts to preventing counterfeit cigarette and alcohol smuggling later this year when the prac
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Smuggled cigarettes pose greater risks to health

At the same time, the government needs also to come out with a plan to deal with the outcome of their proposed plan. This is because, any drastic increase of the cigarette price will ultimately give rise to another problem, namely the high demand for ill
The Star (my)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28

BAT Romania: the illegal traffic of cigarettes harms the Romanian state annually with almost 3 billion lei

‘The illegal traffic of cigarettes must drop. Each 6th cigarette smoked in Romania comes from illegal traffic which means less income for the state budget. We want to support the Romanian authorities to reach its objective to bring the black market to th
ACTMedia News Agency (ro)
added Apr 3, 2017 18:07
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