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[UK] Detection dogs sniff out record-breaking haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco in Wakefield

Officials in West Yorkshire seized a record-breaking haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco when detection dogs helped to uncover hidden stashes at three premises in Wakefield. More than half a million cigarettes, 45kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco a
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 14:52
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New Study Reports $57.8 Billion In eCommerce Fraud Losses Across Eight Major Industries

The index analyzes fraud attempts on eCommerce merchant websites, reflected as a percent of eCommerce sales transactions and what’s trending. The industries examined in the study include: alcohol, tobacco and cannabis; apparel; consumer electronics; cosm
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:10
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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[Canada] ARAYA: Ottawa’s out to beat the black market on marijuana. Why not tobacco, too?

Jorge Araya: There is a glaring inconsistency in the government’s approach to marijuana and tobacco... While the government is rightly concerned with ensuring the competitiveness of the legal marijuana industry, its tobacco control policies provide advant
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:23
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[UK] E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are "significant gaps" in what is known about them and how they are regulated. The science and technology committee will look at their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and the impa
BBC Online
added Oct 25, 2017 12:41
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[UK] Cocaine, stolen passports and money laundering services 'for sale on Craigslist'

The investigation, by regional news programme Inside Out, found reporters were openly able to buy cocaine online from a dealer in Derby, illegal cigarettes from two sellers in Corby and Carlisle and a £550 stolen passport from Kent.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:19
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[UK] Websites allowing illegal activity 'complicit in crime'

Websites that do not prevent the sale of illegal goods are complicit in cyber-crime, a crime chief has said. Class A drugs, counterfeit cigarettes and stolen passports are among a host of illicit items and services that can be bought through online listin
BBC Online
added Oct 23, 2017 19:54
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Curbing growth in cigarette sales

But even the pricing mechanism has its limitations, because the government has to consider several factors in determining the tax level. Too steep a rise in the tax could adversely hurt the industry, which directly and indirectly employs an estimated 3.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:05
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[UK-Scotland] Illegal super-strength e-cigarettes seized in crackdown as shops targeted in undercover swoops

They found illicit liquids over the maximum legal nicotine strength level of two per cent and other products which were nine months out of date. The Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in April, regulating the sa
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:54
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[Poland] Polish police raid illegal cigarette factory

Officers detained 14 people aged 26 to 63, including 10 foreigners in a raid on the site in the Otwock region, southwest of Warsaw. Some of those in the factory tried to hide in the production hall but were found by police.
Radio Poland (pl)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
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