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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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[Florida] Your neighborhood smoke shop may have just been busted

State and local law enforcement agencies and prosecutors conducted a major bust called "Operation Up In Smoke" where 17 arrests were made while seizing over $10,000 retail value of cartons of cigarettes, $60,000 in U.S. currency, four firearms, along with
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Apr 17, 2018 19:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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[Alaska] Professor to discuss tobacco and crime links

Morris will talk about the connections between tobacco use for the criminal justice system. Individuals involved in the system suffer a high prevalence of chronic illness, much of which is related to tobacco use, according to Morris. Morris will discuss
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 16, 2018 19:31
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[Canada] 'Up In Smoke': Improperly Extinguished Contraband Cigarettes More Likely To Cause A Fire

Moncton Fire Department Division Chief of Fire Prevention Charles LeBlanc says if they are thrown away while they are still lit, winds can keep them burning. "Drier season [is a] much higher concern to us, and obviously as we're getting into the spring s
CHWV-FM 97.3 The Wave (ca)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Beware, e-cigarettes are being used to smoke drugs in UAE

The danger of this trend lies in the fact that e-cigarettes are more socially acceptable than their traditional counterparts. The Dubai Police have recorded 17 instances of youngsters mixing drugs in electronic cigarettes and smoking them, a top officer
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:27
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[Europe] Can Macron get France to finally quit #smoking ?

France upped the price of a pack of cigarettes one euro to €8 on 1 March. The results have been immediate and impressive. After the price increase, cigarette sales plummeted by nearly 20% in March. This is all part of a longer-term – which corresponds to
EU Reporter (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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