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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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[UK] Watchdogs could start spying to combat illegal tobacco trade in Norfolk

officers said they were also considering surveillance. They said: “Whilst surveillance is extremely costly, other local authorities have had success in tracing the supply chain of illegal tobacco; leading to seizures of large amounts that have had a real
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46

[California] Shocking moment an arsonist calmly sets fire to an SUV in broad daylight while smoking a cigarette

The Stockton Police Department has released surveillance footage from the incident from Saturday in an attempt to get information on the man. The video shows the man in question smoking a cigarette as he calming approaches the car in broad daylight.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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[UK] Quit smoking campaign aimed at sale of illicit tobacco

In North Yorkshire, the Keep it Out campaign will put emphasis on raising awareness of the implications of these cigarettes and tobacco being available in the county’s communities and encourages both smokers and non-smokers to report the sale of illicit
York Press (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46


A staple in the Charlotte community...Judy Williams, co-founder of Mothers of Murdered Offspring, has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. She tell us the illness came from second-hand smoke from people smoking at MOMO vigils. Since finding out a
Spectrum News
added Mar 8, 2018 15:46

Supes Call for Closer Look at ‘Nuisance’ Tobacco Shops

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to take a closer look at tobacco shops... “Currently, smoke shops in LA County are allowed by-right in commercial zones and do not need a special business licenses,” he said. “There is no way to track or
SCVTV (Santa Clarita, CA)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:40

[UK] Campaign aims to stub out illicit tobacco and booze trade in Blackpool

Blackpool has launched the See It Stop It campaign to crackdown on illicit cigarettes and alcohol.
Blackpool Gazette (uk)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:03

[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris defends non-burning product under smoke-free laws

The Ministry of Health last year laid two charges against tobacco giant Philip Morris over HEETS, a tobacco stick that is heated in an electronic device called IQOS to release nicotine. The charges relate to the sale of the product and about its importa
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:50

[UK] Retailer charged with duty fraud after tobacco "scam"

Retailers are being warned to stick to trusted sources of supply after a store owner in Tyne and Wear was prosecuted for selling counterfeit tobacco which he claims to have bought unwittingly.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:06

[Australia] Police uncover five hectares of illegal tobacco growing in Dunnstown

Police have uncovered five hectares of illegal tobacco growing east of Ballarat following a raid this week. Officers said on Monday an investigation into the illicit tobacco trade has led to the arrest of two men and the seizure of guns, ammunition and
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:49
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