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[Massachusetts] Cigarette smuggling in Mass. is up sharply, study says

In 2014 nearly one third of cigarettes in Massachusetts had been smuggled into the state, a sharp uptick over prior years, according to a recent study by the Tax Foundation. Smuggling tobacco across state lines is a crime made lucrative by disparities i
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 18, 2017 17:56

High Arizona cigarette tax might boost smuggling, report says

Arizona's tax of $2 a pack ties with four other states as 12th-highest in the nation, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation...also cited estimated smuggling rates, both by individuals, criminal groups and others, calculated by the Mackinac Center
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jan 18, 2017 09:38

[Australia] Poorer health in smokers of chop chop

People who smoke chop chop – or unbranded loose tobacco – report significantly worse health than legal smokers, according to the Cancer Council Victoria. A report, Health Effects of Smoking Tobacco in Other Forms, uses data from the 2013 National Drug S
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Jan 17, 2017 20:32

Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 19-year-old nabbed for selling stolen cigarettes online

A 19-year-old man has been caught by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for illegally selling cigarettes via online platforms without a tobacco licence. His activities had been detected by the Tobacco Regulation Branch while conducting regular cybersur
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16

[Africa, Nigeria] ADETUBERU: Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

In recent years, the tobacco industry has been the subject of unjust attacks by anti-tobacco lobby groups. While it is pertinent to state that tobacco consumption poses a grave health risk, it is worthy of note that every consenting adult (18 and above)
Ikenga Chronicles
added Jan 17, 2017 22:00

[UK] Imperial Tobacco steps up illicit trade push

Imperial Tobacco is stepping up its battle against the illegal tobacco trade by this month, sending out its Suspect it? Report it! anti-illicit trade campaign packs to 50,000 convenience retailers in the UK. The initiative by the tobacco company has got
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:03

[UK] LATEST Torquay stabbing: Three 'met to discuss sale of tobacco'

TWO men have been arrested after a Torquay man was stabbed and repeatedly kicked after meeting contacts 'to discuss the sale of tobacco'.
Torquay Herald Express (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:49

[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit product, highlighted how easy it is to buy illegal tobacco online. Police have also raised concerns the black market is fuelling armed robberies and burglaries
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:24

[UK] Cigarette ban backfires behind bars as inmates smoking Spice DOUBLES

JAILBIRDS snuffing out ciggies in light of a prison ban are getting their fix smoking deadly Spice instead.
Daily Star (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:17
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