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[Canada] Excessive tax to blame for contraband

On behalf of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association just short of 20,000 cigarette butts were picked up and subjected to analysis. The results were surprising. Just over a quarter of the butts picked up in Toronto and surrounding area were contraband
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:44
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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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[UK] Airline passenger downed four gin and tonics and threw PUNCH at air hostess

the 40-year-old Belgian national was accused by an air hostess of smoking in the toilets. Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard Lardinois denied he was smoking, before asking for another drink and then sitting back down in his seat.
The [London, UK] Express
added Dec 17, 2016 06:52
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VIDEO: 7.30 joins Australian Border Force on an early morning raid looking for illegally smuggled tobacco.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:40
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[Mid-east] VIDEOS: 'A national security risk': Australian Border Force warns illegal tobacco trade may be fuelling terrorism

"We are seeing crime gangs here in Australia, oftentimes Middle Eastern organised crime gangs, and the connections back into the Middle East ... [are] a significant concern for us in the current environment," he said. "The funding of extremist activitie
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:40
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Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46
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[UK] Illicit cigarettes 'easy to obtain' in Bradford, say undercover investigators

A test purchasing team, led by Will O'Reilly, a former Scotland Yard detective chief inspector, bought 37 lots of illicit products during a two-day visit to the city. Mr O'Reilly has been conducting research for cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris Inte
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 15:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco Burns: INTERVIEW

It is a critical time for us. An exponential growth in undocumented cigarette trade is weighing down on the legitimate players and government. The pressure is mounting by every passing day. The PTC and Philip Morris Pakistan are the only lawful cigarette
The News (pk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:40
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[Illinois] LOCAL CORRUPTION HITS CHICAGO, SUBURBS AND DOWNSTATE COMMUNITIES

The indictment charges Vrdolyak, who turns 79 next month, with impeding the IRS and tax evasion. He faces a maximum of eight years in prison for allegedly trying to help his co-defendant, attorney Daniel Soso of Alsip, dodge federal income taxes.
Illinois Policy
added Dec 5, 2016 22:38
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[Asia, India] Govt circulates cabinet note to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

the health ministry has circulated a draft cabinet note for approval of signing of the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products developed under international treaty of World Health Organisation's Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCT
Times of India
added Dec 3, 2016 02:37
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