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[Australia] ACCC proposes to deny authorisation for tobacco companies

has issued a draft determination proposing to deny authorisation to British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, and Philip Morris (the tobacco companies) to jointly stop supply to retailers or wholesalers they believe are supplying illicit tobacco.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (au)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:24
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[UK] Excise Notice 2003: Tobacco Duty - the Raw Tobacco Approval Scheme

This notice tells you about the Raw Tobacco Approval Scheme. From 1 April 2017 anyone who carries out any activity involving raw tobacco in the UK must be approved by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) unless an exemption applies.
GOV.UK
added Dec 16, 2016 20:12
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[Australia] ABF quashes tobacco smuggling ring in Sydney

An Australian Border Force (ABF) investigation has resulted in more than 18 million cigarettes being seized and the arrest of three men alleged to be behind a significant tobacco smuggling ring in Sydney.
Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (au)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[Washington] Tribe’s Cig-Tax Suit Barred By Federal Law, 9th Circ. Says ($$)

ruled Tuesday that the Yakama Indian Nation can't sue to bar the imposition of a federal excise tax on a member-owned company's tobacco products, saying the tribe's claims fall under a federal law that "bars any suit that would restrain the assessment and
Law360
added Dec 14, 2016 20:49
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[Australia] International criminal gangs smuggling 18 million cigarettes this month alone

INTERNATIONAL criminal syndicates are using every trick in the book to smuggle cigarettes into Australia in an attempt to take advantage of soaring prices. With the margin on illegally imported cigarettes around $15-$20 a packet, highly organised syndic
Townsville Bulletin (au)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:47
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[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44
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Untaxed Cigarette Verdict Will Come Out In The New Year ($$)

A federal judge in New York on Dec. 9 said she will not render a verdict in a bench trial over untaxed cigarettes until the new year (The State of New York, et al. v. United Parcel Service Inc., No. 15-cv-1136, S.D. N.Y.).
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2016 23:42
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TUCCILLE: California’s Gift to Its Neighbors: Expanded Cigarette Smuggling Opportunities / They even opened the door to tax-avoiding e-cigarettes!

California's e-cigarette users will have every incentive in the world to join their traditional tobacco-consuming neighbors in flocking to tax-avoiding sources. For those of us in neighboring, lower-tax jurisdictions, this is truly a gift. Thank you, aga
Reason Magazine
added Dec 13, 2016 16:04
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[Europe] Commission troubled over tobacco traceability and security bids

still needs to decide on the traceability and security system for tobacco products (Articles 15 and 16 of the Tobacco Products Directive)... One Swiss company, SICPA, who is involved in providing technology to Brazil, Kenya and several US states, has been
New Europe
added Dec 13, 2016 15:28
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Kyrgyzstan imports cigarettes mainly from Kazakhstan, Russia ($$)

Kyrgyzstan imported 1,300 tons of cigarettes and cigars for $10...
AKIpress (kg)
added Dec 13, 2016 03:01
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