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[New Jersey] Marijuana-laced e-cigarettes spark alert in south Jersey

An officer pulled over a Nissan Sentra and found 3,000 vaping cartridges that turned out to be laced with THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Police say the e-cigarettes have a street value of $113,962. 24-year-old Mahdi El-Abed and two passengers
WPVI-TV Channel 6 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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Cigarette Smugglers Stub C-Store Sales

Both cases are examples of the nation’s burgeoning cigarette black market. What the news bites don’t reveal is the impact such illegal activities have on convenience stores’ tobacco profit margins. The cigarettes in question are considered smuggled becau
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 2, 2018 10:36
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From All Over Europe Only in Bulgaria Women Smokers Are More Than Men

This was what Professor Mihail Okolyyski from the office of the world organization in Bulgaria said. He said that in this region 28% of the adult population smoke and he also pointed out that people who smoke have a higher risk of getting a heart attack.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[UK-Wales] Day of action to stamp out illegal tobacco sales in Wales

Sniffer dogs and Trading Standards officers will be out in Port Talbot talking to the public about the sale of illegal tobacco in their communities. It's a part of an international day of action marking World No Tobacco Day. Anti-smoking charity, Ash C
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:09
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farm Owner Debarred From H-2A Visa Program ($$)

Department of Labor said Tuesday that it had debarred the owner of a Kentucky tobacco farm from applying for seasonal temporary work visa certification for three years after investigators found that the farm had violated the program's visa certification r
Law360
added Jun 2, 2018 00:10
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[New York] Fed. Law Applies In Native Cig Tax Suit, 2nd Circ. Told ($$)

The government filed its amicus brief on Tuesday to support New York's appeal of a July 2016 decision in which King Mountain Tobacco Co. beat most of the federal claims that...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:37
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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[UK] Do you know how to travel with E-cigarettes?

Navigating the law can be confusing for vapers who want to take their e-cigarettes abroad. JAC Vapour, the Edinburgh based e-cigarette manufacturer, suggests the following advice: Before you go
North-West Evening Mail (uk)
added May 30, 2018 18:00
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[UK] ‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Sunderland’s smoking prevalence rate stands at 18% for 2016/17 – slightly higher than the national average of 15.5 per cent. In 2016/17, 487 women in Sunderland were recorded as smoking at the time they gave birth – equating to 17.2% and almost double t
Scarborough Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2018 14:01
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