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[Asia] Counterfeit, smuggled cigarettes thriving in India

industry reports have claimed that the consumption of such cigarettes increased by 90% last year. Several studies conducted by the industry and frequent seizures at sea ports and airports have revealed that 17 billion cigarette sticks are smuggled into In
Sunday Guardian (in)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[New York] Trafficking network purchased 600,000 cartons of Virginia cigarettes for black market resale, Henrico police say

The network used falsified documents to create 29 fictitious businesses in the Richmond area, which allowed them to make large bulk purchases...Most of the suspects are originally from the northwest African country of Mauritania, and some are from Morocco
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Virginia] 43 arrested in Henrico illegal cigarette trafficking bust

In late 2015, the Henrico County Police Division began investigating cigarette trafficking in Henrico County because of a series of violent crimes that were associated with it. According to police, a number of robberies, shootings and burglaries happene
WRIC Channel 8 (Richmond, VA)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[Virginia] FCPD involved in multi-agency cigarette trafficking ring arrests

A multi-agency investigation including Fairfax County Police has resulted in multiple arrests including cigarette tax fraud and smuggling being operated from a home in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County.
Fairfax County (VA) Times
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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Iceland’s Own Vaporware

Iceland’s Minister of Health, Óttarr Proppé... his first legislative act in his capacity as Minister of Health has been to introduce a bill regulating the sale and use of e-cigarettes....stands likely to go the way of so many other legislative efforts of
Reykjavik Grapevine (is)
added May 5, 2017 21:01
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[Oregon] Kelly's Olympian Bouncer Sues Three Portland Anarchists, Saying They Gave Him a Beating For Asking Them Not to Smoke

sued three Portland protesters he calls "anarchists" today, claiming they assaulted him outside the classic downtown bar during the May Day riot...Martin asked him not to smoke near the doors, when Fletcher "suddenly began assaulting" him and trying to pu
Willamette Week
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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Former Tennessee Sheriff Sentenced on Federal Corruption Charges

sentenced today to 50 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 14:56
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Former Tennessee Sheriff Sentenced on Federal Corruption Charges

sentenced today to 50 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 14:56
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[New York, Virginia] LETTER: COD, May 5, 2017: Cigarette smuggling not our problem

Locking away poor and desperate people, as the vast majority of those caught in this net are, for making what would otherwise be a lawful purchase here in Virginia on behalf of another state is a bad deal for all Virginians.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2017 20:46
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[New Jersey] FLEENOR: Economist: The unintended consequences of hiking Oklahoma’s cigarette tax

The illicit tobacco trade and the crime that comes with it have plagued New Jersey for years. Here's a question for Oklahoma lawmakers considering increasing the state's cigarette excise: What do they think causes these problems?
The Oklahoman
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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