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CRUVINEL: Illegal cigarette trade still dogs Europe's fringes

The continued existence of Codentify as an alternate T&T system, and one that could potentially be nominated by individual member states as an ID issuer, is cause for concern... Given Big Tobacco's continued efforts to take a slice of the illegal traffic
EUobserver.com
added Feb 9, 2018 18:40
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[Canada, New York] Contraband tobacco seized at Peace Bridge

Canada Border Services Agency said it has seized more than 15,500 kilograms of undeclared loose leaf tobacco at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. On Jan. 22, a border services officer working at Peace Bridge commercial operations referred a tractor-trailer
St. Catharines (ON) Standard (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:18
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[UK] Thousands of fake cigarettes from China seized

The 22,800 fake cigarettes had been illegally shipped to a mail box address in Royal Greenwich. Trading Standards officers, acting on information, managed to swoop on the mail box and quickly confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes on the day th
Royal Borough of Greenwich (uk)
added Feb 9, 2018 22:43
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[Europe] If Diamonds are Embracing Track and Trace, where is Big Tobacco?

Big Tobacco is embarking on its most audacious gambit yet: legalizing the cigarette smuggling trade. And is using European regulations mandating the implementation of track and trace to achieve it.
Blasting News (ch)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:16
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[Australia] John Ibrahim's nephew among five more charged over alleged smuggling ring

A nephew of nightclub boss John Ibrahim is among a crop of five men recently charged with involvement in an alleged billion-dollar crime ring...Hassan "Sam" Sayour, 26, fronted court for the first time on Wednesday on charges of possessing illegal tobacco
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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[Laos] Tobacco companies violate Lao tobacco control law

Taken on 3 February 2018 in Vientiane — Brands Bastos and A Deng from Imperial-controlled Lao Tobacco Company Ltd. with no pictorial health warnings In May 2016, Lao PDR’s Ministry of Health issued the Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs) Regulation requirin
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added Feb 8, 2018 18:31
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[New York] Man sues after claiming angry neighbor whacked him with a golf club

Oberlin College sophomore Dashiell Kim says in a Manhattan Supreme Court lawsuit that an upstairs neighbor at his parents’ East 93rd Street home bashed his head with a golf club because the resident said he and his friends were playing their music too lou
New York Post
added Feb 8, 2018 04:54
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Trial Begins for One of Brazil's Largest Cigarette Smugglers

62-year old Roberto Eleutério da Silva, known as Lobão, began his trial in São Paulo. He and another 20 people, who were arrested in July last year, are charged with criminal organization, corruption and smuggling. The gang headed by Lobão moved at least
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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[Asia, China] Online sellers giving kids a nasty habit

ACCORDING TO the Tobacco Monopoly Law, only adults are allowed to buy cigarettes and only authorized retailers are allowed to sell them. Yet parents in different cities across the country have complained to the media about how easy it is for children to
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 7, 2018 20:36
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[Europe] PM Borissov: Bulgaria Is Good Example of Effective Fight against Contraband Cigarettes in EU

The Prime Minister said that the contraband trade in cigarettes has reached the current record-low 6 per cent, and that another even more satisfying thing is that this is a persistent trend, reported "quarter after quarter".
Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) (bg)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:22
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