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Re: Docket No. FDA-2018-N-0529, Draft Concept Paper: Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products After Implementation of a Food and Drug Administration Product Standard (PDF)

The undersigned organizations agree with the conclusion reached by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine in their 2015 report that “the limited evidence now available suggests that if conventional cigarettes are modified by regulatio
American Family Physician
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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[Asia, Qatar] Customs seize over one tonne of chewing tobacco

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) announced on Sunday that it has seized more than 1,100kg of illegal chewing tobacco. At Hamad Port, several shipments were seized after an employee suspected a shipment of electronic material and examined it on X-ra
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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[UK] Illegal tobacco seized in Croydon

The counterfeit packets, all of which were found at independent shops and are sold for around £10 each, featured fake packaging from well-known cigarette brands including Marlboro, Dunhill, Rothmans and Mayfair.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 13:45
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EXCLUSIVE: Forget coke, try smokes: How tobacco smugglers are flooding Australia with illegal cigarettes costing HALF the price of the legal product - and more arrive with every government-mandated price rise

Sophisticated Lebanese and Asian crime syndicates are flooding Australia with millions of illegal cigarettes and shiploads of tobacco. And there is 'no doubt' massive tax hikes - which will soon push up the price of packets of smokes close to $40 - are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:23
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[Israel] Palestine: Unregulated tobacco industry on the rise

With high unemployment in the occupied West Bank, Palestinians are turning to the informal tobacco market, in which the required water - restricted by Israel - to cultivate is low and demand is high.
Al Jazeera
added Jul 16, 2018 15:51
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[Russia] Magomedov changes 5 cells unhappy with no TV and smoker as cellmate

One of the reasons the businessman has to move so often is the fact that he does not like the prison conditions, such as no TV and a smoker as a cellmate. However, the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) named a different reason for the moves, saying on
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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Andorra vows to kick habit of cigarette advertising

The tax haven of Andorra has long been a favourite destination for smokers looking to stock up on cheap cigarettes, but the enclave said Thursday that it would soon stop advertising the fact...(WHO) anti-tobacco convention, which aims to encourage people
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 16, 2018 13:10
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[Canada] Illegal online sale of Chinese cigarettes widespread in B.C., says expert

A CBC news investigation has revealed a thriving online business in the illegal reselling of cigarettes. Most of the brands are from Asia, and Metro Vancouver's Crime Stoppers says roughly three million cigarettes were illegally sold last year in Britis
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:40
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[Australia] Vapers targeted in Queensland Health crackdown

Threatening letters have been sent to people from Queensland Health, stating products have been seized at the border along with warnings that importing liquid containing nicotine could attract a $10,000 fine. It's a hot issue for some in the medical pro
Queensland Times (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:39
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[China] Badger hair and frog legs among niche products on Trump's tariff list. U.S. officials want your thoughts.

U.S. trade officials have invited you to comment on their latest list of proposed import tariffs covering 6,031 categories of items from China... Bovine semen is targeted for the 10 percent tax along with ...more than 40 categories of tobacco products...
Bloomberg News
added Jul 11, 2018 19:29
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