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[Europe] CLARKSON: Can the battle against Big Tobacco be won?

The ongoing war between regulatory Davids and industry Goliaths now revolves around the implementation of a track-and-trace (T&T) system, provided for in both the TPD and the FCTC’s embattled Protocol....now up for a vote in the European Parliament, which
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 21:56
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[Europe, Slovakia, Ukraine] VIDEO: Drones Fly Smuggled Smokes Into The EU

Smugglers are using drones to breach the border between Ukraine and Slovakia, supplying EU black markets with contraband cigarettes.
Radio Free Europe
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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[Brazil] Arrests Again Point to Paraguay President’s Contraband Cigarettes

Cigarettes manufactured by a firm belonging to the family of Paraguay’s president have once again been seized after being smuggled across the border into Brazil, firmly pointing towards the involvement of powerful Paraguayan elites in the booming busines
InSight Crime (co)
added Feb 3, 2018 19:15
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[Nebraska] Federal agents swarm Ho-Chunk Inc. headquarters as part of tobacco investigation

Ho-Chunk, the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe, said the raid involved tobacco records and is the latest event in a "20-year state-tribal tax dispute." ATF agents visited Ho-Chunk Inc.'s corporate office and the sites of HCI Dist
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 1, 2018 03:27
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[UK] Smoking ban and staff shortage led to Wiltshire prison riot, court told

A ban on smoking and short-staffing led to a prison riot with inmates causing “many thousands of pounds worth of damage”, a court has heard. Luke Needham, 30, Andrew Alford, 41, and Deno Harrison, 23, are on trial at Winchester Crown Court charged with
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:11
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February brings a new vape ban in Singapore

Travellers to Singapore are being warned that, as of the 1st of February, vapour products will be completely banned in the country. This is the final move in an increasingly draconian anti-vaping campaign that’s already created a thriving black market.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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Increase in Cigarette Tax Turns Controversial in Paraguay

Three months into the presidential election, the main political debate in Paraguay revolves around a bill to increase cigarette taxes and trace the product from its manufacturing to its destination in order to combat smuggling. According to local analyst
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[Australia] EXCLUSIVE: How bong-smoking kids as young as EIGHT are terrorising an Outback town 'under the instruction of adults' - with 35 youths arrested in three weeks

Video shared on social media shows mostly young boys smoking and fighting in the street.... Some of the videos are captioned 'Makavalli bong rips', and one child is credited with taking a hit of tobacco through the home made device
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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RUSSIAN WOMEN UNDRESS ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO PROTEST SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND RAPE

News site Dni sought to explain the murder by claiming that photos in which Strakhova was smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol likely meant she led a “frivolous lifestyle.” Such comments outraged many Russian women.
Newsweek
added Jan 26, 2018 20:07
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Why governments cannot afford Codentify to support their track and trace solutions

This study demonstrates the inefficiency of Codentify...Signatories to the ITP should reject Codentify due to both its low efficacy and its clear violation of the ITP’s requirement that T&T shall not be performed by or delegated to the tobacco industry or
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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