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[Brazil] Paraguay’s new president to continue business-friendly policies

The outgoing Mr Cartes, who is expected to retain considerable power even after he steps down, has faced numerous accusations of corruption and involvement in drug trafficking. The tobacco magnate, twice imprisoned on fraud charges before becoming presi
Financial Times (uk)
added May 1, 2018 18:47
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[Maryland] $60,000 in untaxed tobacco discovered in traffic stop

discovered nearly $60,000 of contraband tobacco products through a traffic stop and an investigation of three retail stores. Around 1 p.m. on April 18, FED agents assisted a state trooper in the stop of a Dodge Caravan with Missouri plates traveling on I
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:54
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[Greece] Crooked ex-cop ran tobacco smuggling gang

A tobacco smuggling gang that was disbanded on Saturday was led by a retired policeman, according to a spokesman for the Greek Police (ELAS) on Monday. The former officer, 56, and two other men, 47 and 60, were arrested in coordinated police sweeps in t
Kathimerini (gr)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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[Jamaica] Dangerous Cheap Smokes - Counterfeit Cigarettes Even More Harmful

With counterfeit cigarettes being sold for approximately half the price of legal ones, some smokers could believe they are getting a bargain, but if you thought regular cigarettes were unhealthy, wait until you hear what is inside their counterfeit count
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Apr 25, 2018 18:08
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[UK] Council backs campaign to raise awareness on illegal tobacco

The ‘No ifs, no butts – Report Illegal Tobacco’ initiative aims to tell people about the real harm caused by illegal tobacco and how residents can help to prevent its supply. Jane Burrows, Borough of Poole's environmental services regulatory team manag
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Apr 23, 2018 13:54
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Customs boat crash kills cigarette smuggler in southern Vietnam

Caught red handed by the customs in Kien Tuong Town on Tuesday night, a group of smugglers managed to escape by transferring all the cigarettes from their motorbikes to a motorboat and ran away. Two officers subsequently jumped into another boat to chas
VnExpress.net
added Apr 21, 2018 21:01
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[Europe, Malta] ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Swedish Match appears increasingly unlikely to be permitted to sell its 'snus' mouth tobacco product across the EU any time soon. Almost ten years after it had sought out Malta's then European Commissioner for health to lift the ban, it suffered another
EUobserver.com
added Apr 21, 2018 01:56
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[Europe] MAGERO: BUSTING THE TOBACCO ILLICIT TRADE MYTH !

the EU decided not to prolong the agreement with Philip Morris International. Other countries should learn from the EU experience. Instead of striking deals with the tobacco industry, those countries should take strong measures to curb illicit cigarette t
Medium
added Apr 21, 2018 20:36
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Is Amazon Above the Law? Amazon Champions the Sale of Counterfeit Consumer Goods

Why Is Amazon Advertising Itself as a Source for Counterfeit Products?
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:48
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Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes In Costa Rica

The company says the tax burden on cigarettes and the increase in illegal cigarette smuggling led to the closure of production in the country
QCOSTARICA.COM
added Apr 20, 2018 14:46
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