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[UK] Illicit tobacco factory uprooted on Warwickshire potato farm

Nearly seven tonnes of illicit tobacco, worth more than £2m in evaded duty, was found concealed in hundreds of potato bags during the raid. The two rented agricultural buildings, in Bedworth near Coventry, were lined with black sheet plastic and were bein
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:18
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Cutting nicotine in cigarettes pits smokers' lives against tobacco farmers' livelihoods

Although the state grows only half the amount of tobacco it did 20 years ago, the prospect of changing their cash crop would impact about 1,500 farm operations across the state. "Am I still going to be in business or not?" wonders Jonathan Renn, a Frank
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:43
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Grand to the end: The Russian mafia bosses buried in strange, lavish tombs

Barsegov is said to have been linked to criminal kingpins... His likeness, along with a marbled Mercedes car, intricate stone-sculpted busts, towering, hand-etched portraits of businessmen smoking cigarettes and other equally extravagant tombstones, loom
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 29, 2018 19:47
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[New York, Virginia] Rising cigarette prices spark increase in ‘buttlegging’

New York has “the worst smuggling problem in America,” said Scott Drenkard, with the Tax Foundation. The least one can now legally pay for a pack in New York City is $13, which was recently raised from $10.50. “For someone who smokes cigarettes regular
New York Post
added Jul 29, 2018 14:53
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Flavour Capsule Variants’ Performance in a “Dark Market”: Implications for Standardised Packaging

product innovations, such as flavour capsule variants (FCVs), remain unregulated...Policy makers should disallow FCV innovations, which offer no health benefits to smokers and may instead attract non-smokers to smoking. Where timely, these regulations cou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:46
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[New York] Tribes And Taxes: 4 Cases To Watch

... the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Co...
Law360
added Jul 28, 2018 22:41
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[UK] Warning after shocking number of potentially dangerous cigarettes found in Burton

Staffordshire County Council's trading standards team seized a total of a quarter of a million illicit cigarettes and 56kg of tobacco across the county - hitting the taxpayers' pockets by £2million in lost duty.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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[Taiwan] Vietnamese illegals arrested in illicit cigarette factory raid

Two Taiwanese men and five Vietnamese illegal migrants were arrested on Tuesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes in Changhua County. Almost 5,000 kilograms of loose tobacco and cigarette-making machinery were confiscated in the raid on a warehouse
Asia Times
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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AAFP Joins Push for Tough FDA Stance on Black Market Tobacco

Letter Calls on Agency to Develop Enforcement Policies Independently... "The AAFP believes the FDA should have the authority to regulate the manufacture, sale, labeling, distribution and marketing of all tobacco products, including cigars of all sizes and
American Family Physician
added Jul 27, 2018 23:26
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AAFP Joins Push for Tough FDA Stance on Black Market Tobacco

Missouri's tourism board doesn't trumpet this fact in its pamphlets, but there's one thing 22.1 percent of residents value about living there, according to anti-tobacco advocate Truth Initiative: No state(truthinitiative.org) levies a lower tax on cigaret
American Family Physician
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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