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[UK] Sale of illegal cigarettes in Nottingham directly linked to 'organised crime'

Trading Standards officials have said the sale of illegal and counterfeit cigarettes around the city is directly linked to organised crime. It comes after 15 shops were caught selling the products in the last year, including 12 in Hyson Green. Latest fi
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jan 2, 2018 22:39

[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13

[Asia, Pakistan] Govt takes measure to curb illegal import of cigarettes

The complex taxation system on cigarettes introduced by the government through the Finance Bill 2017, which allowed the legal companies to reduce the prices apparently to curb illicit sale of smuggled cigarettes has attracted the attention of the Peshawar
The News (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:14

[Russia, UK] Former shop owner named as ringleader of gang flooding streets with potentially deadly knock-off cigarettes

Ahmedi was described as the “Mr Big” of a plot which saw thousands of fake cigarettes under brands including Mayfair and Richmond...every one of them tested failed basic safety tests... the notorious Jin Ling, made in Russia which has been blamed for the
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:11

[New York] State releases 2017 results for crackdown on illegal tobacco

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a special task force created to crack down on illegal tobacco has seized more than $6 million worth of contraband cigarettes and cigars this year. The Democrat announced Tuesday that the $6.6 million seized in 2017 is $1 million m
New York Daily News
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59

New York Cigarette Tax Drives Up Smuggling

“What’s going on now is costing legitimate licensed retailers and wholesalers billions of dollars in sales,” James Calvin, director of the New York State Association of Convenience Stores, told The (Oneonta, N.Y.) Daily Star. Here's a look at how things
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[UK] Kurdish gang used papershop as front to sell dangerous illegal cigarettes

Every cigarette tested following multiple raids at Boro News failed basic safety tests. Knock-offs of major brands like Richmond and Mayfair were found during stings at the Gresham Road store. But officials also found black market packets of Jin Ling,
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:04

[Brazil, Paraguay] Police Officers Seize Eight Trucks with Smuggled Cigarettes

A cargo of smuggled cigarettes from Paraguay, valued at R$15 million (US$4.56 million), was seized by border police agents in Mato Grosso do Sul. The cargo of 390,000 packs of eight different brands, divided into eight carts, was the biggest seizure of
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:19

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Announces Investigation of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Reuters reported that "[f]ormer employees and contractors [of Phillip Morris] have detailed irregularities in the clinical experiments that underpin Philip Morris International's application to the FDA for approval of its iQOS smoking device." The article
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2017 16:45

[UK] SELLER: Swan song: How Britain uses the last of its fading European influence

Against the backdrop of Brexit, flagship British companies in the tobacco industry – British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial – remain locked in a heated lobbying battle... Will Britain’s withdrawal make it easier for the EU to expand tracking mechanis
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:48
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