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[Netherlands] Smokers bring case against the tobacco industry / Attempted murder, manslaughter, grievous bodily harm and falsification of documents

filed charges with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office... The tobacco manufacturers are accused of attempted murder and manslaughter and/or premeditated attempts to cause grievous bodily harm and/or premeditated attempts to cause damage to health.
Stichting Rookpreventie Jeugd [Youth Smoking Prevention) (nl)
added Nov 3, 2017 18:01
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Smugglers Used River to Carry cigarettes from Paraguay to Brazil

The Brazilian Federal Police seized seven boats in the Parana River loaded with 125 thousand cigarette packs being smuggled from Paraguay. Discovered near the town of Navirai in Mato Grosso do Sul, the material had entered the country along the border wi
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Michigan] Married couple 'sexually assaulted a child and made her EAT a half-pack of cigarettes before smoking the rest'

A married couple from Michigan has been arrested for allegedly molesting a child for nearly two years and forcing her to eat and smoke cigarettes. Kyle Roy, 33, and his wife Jennifer Roy, 46, of Thomas Township, were arraigned on Tuesday on eight felony
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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[Canada, New York] "We didn't put that border here" - Mohawks fight a problem of geography and identity

Akwesasne made headlines in the 1990s when some Mohawks asserted their sovereign trade rights to bring untaxed cigarettes into Canada. Canadian mounties tried to stop them.
North Country Public Radio
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco: EU Law / HM Treasury written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The government is continuing to study the draft implementing legislation for Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and is discussing the drafts with the Commission and other Member States. We are aware of concerns raised by businesses af
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:24
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[Australia, China, Korea - North] Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

THE illegal tobacco trade is helping to prop up Kim Jong-un’s nuclear program as well as the world’s biggest terror groups, according to a US security chief. David Luna says...Counterfeit goods are legal in the Hermit Kingdom, and have been since the form
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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[UK] 15,000 suspected illegal cigarettes seized in Newcastle

The raids came on the day a new survey suggested illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked. A survey published today by the charity Fresh found that 54 per cent of children aged 14 and 15, who smoke, say they
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers urge govt to control tobacco import

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) has called on the government to control the importation of tobacco to protect local farmers who have been heavily affected by the influx of imported tobacco. APTI chairman Agus Parmuji and the associatio
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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[UK] Illegal Tobacco Means Underaged Smokers Are Getting Hooked

Illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked on smoking, a new survey released today suggests. 55% of children aged 14 and 15 who smoke say they buy illegal tobacco from sources like "tab houses" and shops - whil
Rathergood Radio
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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