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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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[New York, Virginia] Alleged cigarette trafficker charged in federal court; authorities say he made $2.2 million in two years

A New York man has been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to traffic Virginia cigarettes to New York City for illegal resale. Wen Hang Zhao, of Staten Island, was named in a four-page criminal complaint Wednesday that among other things see
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2017 20:09
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:28
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[Washington] 9th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of Counterclaims In Tobacco Taxes Suit ($$)

upheld a district court decision to dismiss counterclaims against an Indian tribe in a tobacco tax lawsuit after finding that the counterclaims are barred by sovereign immunity (Quinault Indian Nation v. Mary Linda Pearson, No. 15-35263, 9th Cir., 2017 U.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Reject the ‘kiddie ciggie pack’ proposal — Wafiq

The International Women’s Alliance for Family and Quality Education (Wafiq) abhors the proposal made by tobacco companies to the government to re-introduce small packs of cigarettes in Malaysia. The illegal tobacco trade is by no means a justification fo
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:52
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[Africa] Critic of Rwandan president taken from home by police: brother

Richard Tusabe, the authority’s commissioner general, said the Rwigara family’s tobacco company had not paid taxes “over a period of five years”.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 14:00
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CHEN: Cigarette small packs: A possible solution to a serious problem? — Danny Chen

As bizarre as it may appear to be, I asked my smoker friends...said that firstly, they wanted to buy legal brands – if the price was right. They are just where they are because they cannot afford a pack that’s RM17. But crucially, if the number of sticks
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Anti-smoking NGO slams coffee shop owners over kiddie packs

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) has criticised those calling for the government to reintroduce “kiddie packs”, that is, cigarette packs containing fewer than 20 sticks. MCTC was responding to a call by an association representing coffee shop
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:44
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