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[Virginia, West Virginia] Man sentenced in cigarette smuggling

Charanjit Singh, also known as Tony Chawla, didn’t heed the warning. The Wilmington, Del., man, and owner of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet, was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison... Singh owned three stores and smuggled cigarettes through B
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Estonia] Counterfeit, contraband cigarette volumes down 21% in 2017

The volume of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in Estonia decreased 21% in 2017, while legal cross-border trade has increased 35% on year, it appears from a study conducted by KPMG for the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Stu
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:48
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TUCCILLE: Cigarette Smuggling Keeps Illinois Residents in Affordable Smokes

Looking for a business opportunity that will turn a quick profit? Here's an idea: Load up a truck full of cigarettes in Missouri, drive them to neighboring Illinois, and watch the cash roll in from Prairie State smokers happy to find a respite from ruino
Reason Magazine
added Aug 1, 2018 16:44
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[UK] Dalston off-licence accused of selling smuggled tobacco – and alcohol to a minor

A Dalston off-licence is facing an uncertain future after an unannounced visit by the authorities uncovered a stash of illicit tobacco. Following an anonymous tip-off, Hackney Trading Standards visited Kingsland Wine on 5 December 2017 in a joint operat
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Aug 1, 2018 15:34
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United States Supreme Court Decides South Dakota V. Wayfair, Overrules Decades Of Precedent For Taxation Of Remote Sales And Imposes New Responsibilities For Internet And Other Remote Sellers Of Tobacco Products

means that remote sellers could be required to collect and remit taxes for sales, even if they do not have a physical presence in the consumer’s state. Although the decision in Wayfair dealt only with sales taxes, it seems that the Court’s rationale could
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:53
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[UK] Illicit tobacco factory uprooted on Warwickshire potato farm

Nearly seven tonnes of illicit tobacco, worth more than £2m in evaded duty, was found concealed in hundreds of potato bags during the raid. The two rented agricultural buildings, in Bedworth near Coventry, were lined with black sheet plastic and were bein
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:18
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Cutting nicotine in cigarettes pits smokers' lives against tobacco farmers' livelihoods

Although the state grows only half the amount of tobacco it did 20 years ago, the prospect of changing their cash crop would impact about 1,500 farm operations across the state. "Am I still going to be in business or not?" wonders Jonathan Renn, a Frank
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:43
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Grand to the end: The Russian mafia bosses buried in strange, lavish tombs

Barsegov is said to have been linked to criminal kingpins... His likeness, along with a marbled Mercedes car, intricate stone-sculpted busts, towering, hand-etched portraits of businessmen smoking cigarettes and other equally extravagant tombstones, loom
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 29, 2018 19:47
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[New York, Virginia] Rising cigarette prices spark increase in ‘buttlegging’

New York has “the worst smuggling problem in America,” said Scott Drenkard, with the Tax Foundation. The least one can now legally pay for a pack in New York City is $13, which was recently raised from $10.50. “For someone who smokes cigarettes regular
New York Post
added Jul 29, 2018 14:53
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Flavour Capsule Variants’ Performance in a “Dark Market”: Implications for Standardised Packaging

product innovations, such as flavour capsule variants (FCVs), remain unregulated...Policy makers should disallow FCV innovations, which offer no health benefits to smokers and may instead attract non-smokers to smoking. Where timely, these regulations cou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:46
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