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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

[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
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56

[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

[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 (jo)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43

[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

[UK] Smoking ban in prison puts tobacco on most-wanted list

“With regards to the impact on the illicit economy; tobacco has become an additional currency to the current currencies relating to drug use and mobile phones within the illicit economy.” Mr Stewart also admitted that there appeared to have been a sharp
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14

[China] Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

The next round of proposed duties -- 25 percent on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China, leaving Robbins and his peers without an alternative.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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[Tennessee] Former sheriff convicted in e-cig scheme asks for pardon

A former Tennessee sheriff sentenced to about four years in prison for charges related to profiting from the sale of electronic cigarettes to inmates has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for a pardon. The Daily News Journal reports former R
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10

Syndicate that tried to smuggle 1.2 tonnes of tobacco and 350,000 cigarettes into Australia from China inside children's toys is smashed by the Border Force

A 35-year-old delivery driver has been arrested after he was caught smuggling a tobacco shipment hidden inside kids' toys which was travelling from China to Sydney. The 350,000 illicit cigarettes and 1,200kg of tobacco was stashed inside children's play
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:51

[UK] 'He's pouring petrol everywhere!': Brave schoolgirl's chilling 999 call as cigarette-smoking step-father doused home in fuel while threatening to burn sleeping family alive

Daniel Dare, 40, had a cigarette in his mouth and a lighter in his hand as he splashed fuel from a jerry can around the home of his ex-partner Keira Smith and her children. Ms Smith terrified teenage daughter made an anxious 999 call as he did so, telli
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2018 14:02
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