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[UK-Scotland] BUTCHER BANNED Butcher becomes first in Scotland to be convicted of selling under-counter tobacco

John Trutten racked up a staggering £4,000 in fines for selling non-duty-paid fags and tobacco from him butcher shop in Glasgow over two years
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:35
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[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit Alleges Raven Resort In New Hope Was Used To Launder Vast Amounts Of Cash

the company he and Rajiv Ambani own, Megawholesale, Inc., generates $100 million annually in tobacco sales, a substantial part of which is undocumented and unreported because Megawholesale encourages its vendors to pay in cash.”
New Hope (PA) Free Press
added Feb 4, 2018 18:56
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[Florida] A Clearwater lounge brought loads of trouble. The city cracked down. Now, a lawsuit

Clearwater officials see the business as, at best, operating outside its hookah lounge license and, at worst, a harbor for drugs and violence with a blatant disregard for public safety......he alleges the city and neighboring residents are unfairly targe
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 3, 2018 18:57
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[Russia, South Carolina] Former U.S. Rep. John Jenrette discusses life after politics, new book

Most of his stories include Jenrette at the peak of a lucrative venture that comes crashing down. He spent the early '90s selling cigarettes for Phillip Morris in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, he said, until Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the fledg
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 3, 2018 18:50
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[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33
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[Africa, South Africa] WATCH: 10 000 Tobacco farming jobs on the line due to illicit cigarettes

Besieged commercial and emerging farmers in the Waterberg Region of Limpopo held a Tobacco Farmers Day in the town of Vaalwater on Thursday. They met to share knowledge and information, but mostly to hear how industry players are planning to tackle the
News24 (za)
added Feb 2, 2018 18:30
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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Nebraska] Winnebago tribal chairman calls ATF raid attack on tribe's sovereignty

Tuesday's raid by federal agents at four sites owned by Ho-Chunk Inc. is being considered as an assault on the Winnebago Tribe's sovereignty, the tribal chairman said late Wednesday. Frank White said in an email statement that the Bureau of Alcohol, Toba
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 2, 2018 18:32
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Govt defends record on tackling tobacco crime

The Gibraltar Government has said it is determined to “stamp out the menace of smuggling” as it lashed out at suggestions the Rock was seeing a return to the ‘the Bad Old Days’. The Government was responding to a video recording posted to social media b
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 1, 2018 23:52
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[Africa, South Africa] FTW Pick: Illicit tobacco trade ‘destroying’ legal value chain say producers ($$)

“Our industry is under siege from illicit traders who not only sell cheap cigarettes but also procure leaf outside our borders,” said Limpopo Tobacco Processors managing director, Christo van Staden. According to AgriSA, tobacco volumes have already bee
FTW online (Freight & Trading Weekly) (za)
added Feb 1, 2018 23:46
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