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[Europe, Malta] ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Swedish Match appears increasingly unlikely to be permitted to sell its 'snus' mouth tobacco product across the EU any time soon. Almost ten years after it had sought out Malta's then European Commissioner for health to lift the ban, it suffered another
EUobserver.com
added Apr 21, 2018 01:56
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[Europe] MAGERO: BUSTING THE TOBACCO ILLICIT TRADE MYTH !

the EU decided not to prolong the agreement with Philip Morris International. Other countries should learn from the EU experience. Instead of striking deals with the tobacco industry, those countries should take strong measures to curb illicit cigarette t
Medium
added Apr 21, 2018 20:36
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Is Amazon Above the Law? Amazon Champions the Sale of Counterfeit Consumer Goods

Why Is Amazon Advertising Itself as a Source for Counterfeit Products?
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:48
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Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes In Costa Rica

The company says the tax burden on cigarettes and the increase in illegal cigarette smuggling led to the closure of production in the country
QCOSTARICA.COM
added Apr 20, 2018 14:46
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[Africa, Zambia] Government shuts down Illegal Tobacco Company

officers stormed the administrative office at Novelle Tobacco Company Limited today and questioned why it has been operating without a trading license. Mr. Zulu said the company was last week given a seven day ultimatum in which to obtain the required do
Lusaka Times (zm)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:36
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[California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is using the same old arguments against San Francisco law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products

their unsuccessful campaign in 1988 to block Proposition 99, California’s landmark tobacco control education and research program. Back then they argued that if the voters increased cigarette taxes there would be a huge increase in crime. Check out thei
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:28
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[UK] 29,000 counterfeit cigarettes seized

A two day operation saw Trading Standards officers, aided by sniffer dogs, seize the cigarettes from 16 shops across Grays, Little Thurrock and Tilbury. In many instances, the cigarettes had been hidden away in secret compartments in ceilings and walls.
Thurrock Gazette (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:16
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[USA] Sanctions Fight Inspires Russia to Hurt Russians

The food and tobacco import bans wouldn't be particularly painful....Though U.S.-based Philip Morris International is the leader of the Russian tobacco market, Russia only imported $57 million worth of raw tobacco from the U.S. in the first nine months o
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2018 03:09
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[UK] Butcher caught in fake cigarettes raid hid goods in sausage mix

Adam Johnstone-Smith was raided THREE times in less than two months as he persisted in continuing his bootleg enterprise. The 71-year-old even hid part of the haul in a vat of spice mix for sausages in a possible bid to throw sniffer dogs off the scent.
Greenock Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:48
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[Switzerland] Protecting present and future generations

The Eighth Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) to the WHO FCTC will be convened in Geneva (Switzerland), at the seat of the Convention Secretariat, from 1 to 6 October 2018. If 40 Parties to the treaty become Parties to the Protocol to Elimina
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 17, 2018 21:03
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