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[New Jersey, New York, Virginia] Mahwah PD: NY Cigarette Smuggler Caught Hauling 50 Cartons From VA, With $11,324 In Profits

An accused cigarette smuggler from Orange County was carrying nearly 500 packs without New Jersey revenue stamps and $11,324 in suspected proceeds when Mahwah police stopped him on Route 17, authorities said. Detective Eric Larsen and Officer Martin Kil
The Daily Voice (NY)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:55

[New York] Big bust of smuggling ring unlikely to stem flow of illegal smokes

The city is now the nation's capital for tobacco smuggling. Nearly 57% of all cigarettes smoked here are carted in from out of state, the highest rate in the country, according to Tax Foundation data. Widespread bootlegging deprives the city and state of
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 5, 2018 17:54

[Kansas] Two arrested after JUUL Pods were found with THC wax

, a Pawnee County deputy made a traffic stop and found two JUUL Pods where the liquid cigarette had been replaced with THC wax, allowing the suspects to warm and inhale the wax. The two suspects were arrested for the following: Possession of opiate, opi (Wichita, KS)
added Dec 6, 2018 17:28

[China] North Carolina agriculture will recover, says Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler.

Troxler said tobacco was hit hard by the retaliatory tariffs from China. “The No. 1 crop damaged by the tariffs was flue cured tobacco. And the law prohibits government incentives to tobacco. We had been successful in getting North Carolina products into
Delta Farm Press
added Dec 5, 2018 23:41

[Africa, Malawi] Parliament passes Tobacco Bill

outlaws buyers from growing tobacco or engaging in the transportation and grading of tobacco and seeks to strengthen tobacco associations by increasing membership from 3000 to 5000. Speaking after the bill was passed, Minister of Agriculture Joseph Mwana
Malawi24 (mw)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:45

[UK] Illicit cigarettes seized and businesses shut down as part of operation in Bury

HUNDREDS of counterfeit cigarettes have been seized as part of a crackdown on illegal tobacco trading in Bury. More than 6,000 illicit cigarettes were seized from businesses within the town centre during a day of action. Four premises were shut down on
Bury Times (uk)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:32

[UK] Serial killer Robert Black smoked heavily for decades before death, inquest told

Serial child killer Robert Black smoked heavily for half a decade before his death from a heart attack, a doctor told his inquest....Black was found dead in his cell in Maghaberry high-security prison in Co Antrim in January 2016 aged 68... Black used to
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:27

Russian husband stabs his heavily pregnant wife to death after he was asked to stop smoking because his cigarettes were bad for the baby

Petr Murskov knifed Olga Murskova eight times at their home in the village of Koshki in Russia's southern Samara Oblast region, it is claimed. The 30-year-old is said to have flown into a drunken rage late at night after his teenage stepdaughter asked h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2018 17:05

[Europe, Sweden] WIRTZ: #Snus – #ECJ, politically charged, opposes harm-reduction

The European Court of Justice decided against overturning the EU-wide ban on the smokeless tobacco snus. The ruling displays a political public health motivation... Snus is one of the viable harm-reducing products, which can actually give tobacco users a
EU Reporter (uk)
added Dec 3, 2018 17:01

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco turf wars: SARS must take steps to put an end to the illicit trade debacle

Recently, the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (TISA) released the findings of an IPSOS study into the share of illicit cigarettes sold in South Africa’s informal trade sector. This is the second TISA-commissioned study released in just four months. Acc
Daily Maverick (za)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:10
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