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[UK] POPOVA: Health at Home, Death Abroad

recent revelations that the UK has been complicit in BAT’s extensive overseas lobbying efforts expose the full extent of the government’s irresponsible duplicity. Reports demonstrate that UK policymakers displayed a consistent willingness to turn a blind
Fair Observer
added Feb 12, 2018 19:05

[Belarus, Russia] Estonian customs find 50,000 illicit cigarettes hidden in SUV

customs officials found almost 50,000 cigarettes with Belarus tax stamps hidden in a BMW SUV that they checked on the Estonian-Russian border at the end of last week, informs LETA/BNS.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:04

[Asia, Thailand] Smuggled cigarettes, tobacco seized in North, South

Authorities seized contraband cigarettes and tobacco worth more than 800,000 baht smuggled through the Three Pagodas Pass border crossing in Sangkhla Buri district on Sunday evening. Provincial excise officials, soldiers, police, defence volunteers and l
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:39

[Australia] Fatal punch over smoke warning, court told

A Melbourne surgeon who died after a fatal one-punch attack had just told off his alleged assailant for smoking outside the hospital, a court has been told. Joseph Esmaili, 22, is facing the first day of his committal hearing, charged with the manslaught
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:33

GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29
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[Brazil] Three-State Operation Arrests 6 Cigarette Smugglers

In an operation that included the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Parana, the Brazilian Federal Police arrested six members of a gang specializing in cigarette smuggling. Another 17 people suspected of belonging to the gang, who also had ar
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15

[UK] Campaign for a Smokefree Sheffield launched

Set up to help smokers, non-smokers, quitters and the whole community work towards a future without tobacco, Smokefree Sheffield brings the city’s tobacco control board and local services together under one umbrella. It has launched a new website – www.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:02

CRUVINEL: Illegal cigarette trade still dogs Europe's fringes

The continued existence of Codentify as an alternate T&T system, and one that could potentially be nominated by individual member states as an ID issuer, is cause for concern... Given Big Tobacco's continued efforts to take a slice of the illegal traffic
added Feb 9, 2018 18:40

[Canada, New York] Contraband tobacco seized at Peace Bridge

Canada Border Services Agency said it has seized more than 15,500 kilograms of undeclared loose leaf tobacco at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. On Jan. 22, a border services officer working at Peace Bridge commercial operations referred a tractor-trailer
St. Catharines (ON) Standard (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:18

[UK] Thousands of fake cigarettes from China seized

The 22,800 fake cigarettes had been illegally shipped to a mail box address in Royal Greenwich. Trading Standards officers, acting on information, managed to swoop on the mail box and quickly confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes on the day th
Royal Borough of Greenwich (uk)
added Feb 9, 2018 22:43
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