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[Connecticut] Statewide Narcotics Task Force Make Arrests Following Hartford Search Warrants

detectives seized over $30,000.00 in US currency, 13 Cartons of untaxed cigarettes, 164 Grams of Heroin, 45 grams of Cocaine, 29 Grams of Fentanyl, 88 Grams of a white powder suspected to be Fentanyl, cutting agents and packaging material.
Office of the Governor (CT)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:25
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[UK] Huge 338,500 illegal cigarette and tobacco stash discovered in Lincoln

Hade Rashed, 26, of Shuttleworth House, Stamp End, admitted handling 338,500 counterfeit cigarettes and 5.5kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:42
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[Asia, Singapore] Fall in smuggling and sale of electronic smoking devices

The number of cases involving electronic smoking devices being sold or smuggled into Singapore has fallen sharply this year, according to statistics from the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). As of November, the HSA has dealt with about 1,400 cases this y
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
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[New York] Suspected mobster gets prison sentence after pleading guilty to selling untaxed cigarettes

Bradford Wedra, 62, pleaded guilty to trafficking contraband cigarettes in May. Wedra was arrested as part of a massive racketeering bust in August 2016, that implicated 46 gangsters from the Genovese, Gambino, Luchese, Bonanno, and Philadelphia mob fam
New York Daily News
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Rwanda] Shisha Smoking: Bursting Kigali’s Secret Marijuana Network

One of the official flavours like Laroma (50gms) has health warning inscriptions, “It’s more dangerous than you think” which no one seems to notice... UN Clinic medical specialist in Rwanda, Dr. Abanda Tueche on bursting the shisha myths says that 40 – 8
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:36
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[New York] Tobacco tax fraud bust nets 14 arrests in Broome County

Fourteen people have been arrested in a sweeping crackdown on sales of untaxed cigarettes... State troopers carried out simultaneous sweeps Thursday night of 11 convenience stores in Broome County. The investigation was described by law enforcement offic
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Dec 13, 2017 13:36
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[South Africa] Bongani Mabusela: Cheap tobacco a big problem

Because of illicit trade, the progress that South Africa has achieved in reducing tobacco consumption since 1993 is fast being undone through the availability of cheap tobacco. The provisions of the Tobacco Products Control Act 83, 1993 are becoming aca
The Herald (za)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:48
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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[UK] JTI discriminated against worker, 66, on grounds of age

A tobacco firm discriminated against a 66-year-old employee by refusing to offer him the same redundancy terms as younger staff, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow worked for Japan Tobacco International (JTI) - formerly known as Gallahers' factory - fo
BBC Online
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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