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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

It won’t be easy. I spent a morning last week chatting with smokers on Wall Street who were puffing in front of their office buildings. Of the 10 I interviewed, only two said they paid full price for cigarettes at the store. One woman said she made regul
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Asia, China] KEELING: Smoking ban in Shanghai still lacks strict enforcement

The law does not explicitly state that violators "will be issued" a fine. And this is crying shame, because I can guarantee you that if Chinese cops handed out fines to every smoker they caught in nonsmoking areas, such bans would be a resounding success
Global Times (cn)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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[Mid-east] Jordan Premier Refers 'Tobacco Scandal' to Security Court

Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday decided to refer the case of a tobacco factory that illegally manufactures and smuggles cigarettes to the State Security Court (SSC), as it is considered an economic crime. The decisions came amid criticism of the in
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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[Massachusetts] AG Healey Announces Investigation into JUUL, Other Online E-Cigarette Retailers Over Marketing and Sale to Minors

Office Sends Cease and Desist Orders to Three Websites that Sell JUUL-Compatible Products with Inadequate Age Verification Systems; Raises Concerns over JUUL’s School Programming
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Jul 25, 2018 01:21
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[Massachusetts] $15 billion vaping company is under investigation for targeting minors

During a livestreamed press conference on Tuesday, Attorney General Maura Healey said Juul's products have become a hit among middle and high school students. The company offers its nicotine cartridges -- which contain as much nicotine as a pack of cigar
CNN
added Jul 25, 2018 01:16
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'Cigarettes case' testing Jordan government stance on corruption

The case of a criminal ring with rumoured political ties involved in the illegal production and smuggling of fake-brand cigarettes worth of millions of dollars is dominating public discussion in Jordan - and testing the new government's stance on corrupt
Al Jazeera
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[Africa, Algeria, Europe, France] Tobacco smuggling: Marseille’s illicit secret

The latest trend, seen almost everywhere in the bustling Mediterranean city, is the sale of cigarettes smuggled from North Africa. In the endless cat-and-mouse game with the police, smugglers seem to be winning, for now. The Project SUN report, an annual
EurActiv
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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[New York] Dixie the Dramasaurus: Million dollar lawsuit

The beloved 70-foot-tall, fiberglass statue is now wrapped up in a million-dollar civil lawsuit based around...the property that the dismantled dino currently sits on....Dixie was the brainchild of Tobacco store tycoon John Roscoe. The 15,000-pound dinosa
WTEN TV ABC Channel 10 (Albany, NY)
added Jul 24, 2018 14:40
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[Lebanon, Mid-east] Travel Ban on 7 Suspects Involved in Forged Tobacco Case in Jordan

Citizens taking to social media, as well as MPs asked for businessman Awni Mutee to be brought back from Lebanon, and grilled the government over the way and timing of his “escape” from the Kingdom just one day before a raid at the said factory.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[California] Police Searching for Woman Accused of Stabbing Following Argument over Smoking

The two woman got into an argument about the 60-year-old woman smoking near a leaking propane tank, Sullivan said. The argument escalated then the suspect pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim on the left forearm, Sullivan said.
Times of San Diego
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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