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da COSTA e SILVA: Time to ban the wolves in sheep’s clothing

One key element of our work concerns the treaty’s Article 5.3... It is hard to see how this kind of behaviour accords with laudable documents such as the UNGC’s 10 Principles. Given its role in spreading death and disease among millions of people and exac
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 11, 2017 21:55

[Ireland] Nearly €275m of illegal cigarettes and tobacco seized by Revenue since 2012

More than a quarter of a billion euro worth of illegal cigarettes and tobacco has been seized by Revenue in the past five years, it has been revealed. Figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show €274,360,000 worth of the contraband produc
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:12

[UK] London unites to stamp out illegal tobacco

A new campaign has been launched by London Councils, London Trading Standards and health professionals across the capital to stamp out illegal tobacco. Awareness-raising roadshows will visit locations across London in July as part of the campaign to hig
Chartered Trading Standards Institute (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:34

[California] Cigarette sales dive after tax hike, but why?

It’s possible that some California consumers are buying lower-taxed cigarettes in neighboring states, or even over the internet. Kerstein, though, said stepped-up enforcement and travel distances hamper illegal purchases. “It seems the success rate for o
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 11, 2017 04:55

[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi cracks down on illegal tobacco retailers

Abu Dhabi City Municipality has cracked down on grocery stories and commercial retailers in the Wathba area to verify tobacco products on sale comply with health and safety criteria. The campaign targeted 37 grocery stores in Bani Yas East and West, Sha
Arabian Business
added Jul 9, 2017 15:54
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[UK] Thug punched a man in the face before strolling away smoking a cigar leaving his victim to face three months in hospital

A cigar-smoking thug punched a man so hard in the face that he spent three months in hospital - before strolling away smoking a Winston Churchill-style cigar.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:31

[Thailand] Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand's treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on Friday.
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
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[Ohio] Drone likely aided South Carolina prisoner's escape: officials

A Maryland inmate was convicted in 2016 of trying to smuggle drugs into a prison using an unmanned aircraft. In 2015, a drone dropped illicit drugs and tobacco into an Ohio prison's exercise yard, sparking a fight.
added Jul 8, 2017 17:13


Madigan’s office is receiving an increase in calls from consumers who report receiving emails or seeing online advertisements touting consumers’ ability to receive payments under the settlement. Madigan said the settlement does not provide consumer resti
Illinois Attorney General
added Jul 7, 2017 16:09

[Central America, El Salvador] Salvadoran police: Gangs undermine public health with cigarette trafficking

In addition to being a security threat in El Salvador, gangs are undermining the public health and the country's economy by smuggling cigarettes in the areas they control, the operations chief of the police Border Security Division, Jose Alfredo Castro, t
World News en Español
added Jul 10, 2017 01:34
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