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[Cuba, USA] Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and other items to Barack Obama, his family and a top aide during the former U.S. presi
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 10, 2018 23:27

[UK] Haunting final moments of shopkeeper caught on CCTV just 30 minutes before he was 'killed after refusing to sell cigarette papers to a group of teenagers' as boy, 16, is charged with murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of shopkeeper Vijay Patel who was attacked outside his store in north London on Saturday night. Mr Patel was attacked outside Broadway News and Food after he turned away three youths who wanted to buy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[Europe, UK] Vaping chiefs hope Brexit will puff new life into industry

Brexit may provide a boost for the electronic cigarette industry as it could allow ministers to slash red tape which dictates the size and strength of nicotine refill containers. The use of e-cigarettes, widely known as vaping, has proven popular among
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09

[China, UK] One million fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes smuggled into Manchester Airport

The fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes, which would have cheated the authorities of nearly £400,000 in tax, was intercepted at Manchester Airport
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:07
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[China] Schoolgirls are detained for brutally slapping and kicking their classmate in the head after she told teachers they were smoking at school

The three female pupils from Ningde County, Jiangxi Province, were allegedly enraged after the victim reported to their teacher that they had been smoking in school, according to Chinese media. They ganged up with four other female pupils from the same
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58

[UK] Quantity of 70,000 cigarettes seized as part of clampdown on illicit tobacco and alcohol

Officers from Bedford Borough Council’s Trading Standards Team and Beds Police, carried out the operation focusing on several suspected shops in Midland Road and Ford End Road areas of town. Three of the shops searched were found to have large quantities
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Jan 9, 2018 12:51

[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco export

one of the multinational tobacco companies, namely Phillip Morris Pakistan Ltd (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017. Thus an increase of more than 400 percent was made poss
The News (pk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:33

[Australia] Vic Police seize cigarettes, cars and cash

Victoria Police has confiscated cigarettes, luxury cars and $1 million in cash as part of a bust on a Melbourne tobacco ring.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:08

[Michigan] VIDEO: Veterans accused in cigarette scheme plan to fight 'absurd' charges

Three military veterans were formally charged in Grand Rapids 61st District Court Thursday, Jan. 4, in connection with a cigarette smuggling scheme inside the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Ken Hammond, Tony Moore and Jeff Bowman are all facing felony c
WZZM 13 Box Z (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:08

[New York] Storage units that stashed illegal goods generated millions sent overseas

The NYPD and federal agents have long followed the trail from storage units to illegal products put on bodega shelves, everything from untaxed cigarettes to dried plant ...In one cigarette smuggling ring that was storing its cartons in Bronx units, agents
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:06
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