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[UK] Tobacco gantry removed after counterfeit cigarette conviction

A Tyne and Wear tobacco trader who sold illicit tobacco has had his gantry removed by Imperial Tobacco for violating the terms and conditions of his contract, and he will no longer receive any sales support from the company.
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:31

[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46


A network of smugglers of tobacco of which the goods were routed over more than 3000 km across Canada and the United States and that allowed the Italian mafia to put on the pockets was dismantled yesterday by the Sûreté du Québec. A dozen strikes simult
Siver (ON) Times (ca)
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20

[Florida] 6 Million Counterfeit Cigarettes Seized At Miami Warehouse: CBP

About six million counterfeit cigarettes worth more than $1 million were seized during an inspection on a Miami warehouse, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said. About six million counterfeit cigarettes worth more than $1 million were seized d
NBC Miami
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20

[Greece] Bloomberg adds another Russian to Billionaires List

Bloomberg missed one thing, however: Japan Tobacco’s statement did not name the actual seller of the Russian company. Nevertheless, according to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, it was Savvidi’s wife, who owned Agrocom Holding, Donskoy Tabak
Crime Russia (hk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05

[Florida] U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami and Federal Partners Seize Over Six Million Counterfeit Cigarettes

seized six million counterfeit cigarettes during a recent warehouse inspection. The estimated manufacturer's suggested retail price is $1.1 million.Counterfeit cigarettes seized by CBP and federal partners in Miami. CBP import specialists with the Agricu
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20

[Pennsylvania] Police arrest driver after high-speed chase on I-78, confiscate $40k in cigarettes

State police say a pursuit through four counties at speeds in excess of 130 mph ended with the driver in custody facing charges involving the chase and $40,000 worth of untaxed and unstamped cigarettes found in the vehicle. Police said troopers in Harris
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 24, 2018 00:19

Grenade kills two in Moldova during attempted cigarette theft

Two people were killed in a shop in Moldova’s capital on Tuesday when a grenade brandished by a man seeking to avoid paying for cigarettes exploded, police said... “The explosion happened as he left the shop. The thief himself died ... and also an as yet
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04

[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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