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[UK] Police raids in Huddersfield town centre see 60,000 illicit cigs taken off the streets

Dubbed Operation Torrward, it targeted several premises on John William Street with sniffer dogs used to detect hidden caches of tobacco. Police officers said the raids netted a total of 62,860 illegal cigarettes along with 26kg of hand rolling tobacco
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:18
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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines Strike Record $493M Tax Deal With Tobacco Co.

government has agreed to accept a record settlement of $493 million from Mighty Corp., one of the country’s largest tobacco companies, to end a tax evasion case over missing cigarette stamps, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. The settlement force
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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[New York] SCPD: Four People Arrested for Selling E-Liquid Nicotine to Minors

conducted an investigation into the sale of e-liquid nicotine to minors during which ten businesses were checked for compliance. Four people were arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child: Richard Gottcent, 22, of Islip Terrace, emp
LongIsland.com (NY)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:08
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[Caribbean, Trinidad And Tobago] VIDEO: Counterfeit cigarettes

The minister of health is warning of counterfeit cigarettes flooding the local market. While smoking, on the whole, poses a severe risk to health, these fake cigarettes are said to contain toxic metals and according to the minister are a severe public he
CNC3 TELEVISON (tt)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:47
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[Michigan] Tribe Can’t Revive Claims In Mich. Tobacco Tax Challenge ($$)

refused Friday to reconsider his decision nixing some claims asserted by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in challenging state authorities taxing tribal tobacco products, reaffirming the legitimate reach of state tobacco taxes into “ceded” tribal land.
Law360
added Jul 24, 2017 15:39
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[UK] 30 inmates, believed to be under the influence of 'prison hooch', staged the violent protest at HMP Hewell on Saturday

A VIOLENT protest involving 30 inmates was staged at Hewell prison over the weekend, in response to a new smoking ban, which comes into effect today (July 24). Specialist 'Tornado squads', equipped to deal with riots, were drafted in to the Hewell Lane
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 15:16
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[Asia] Marlboro for every man: how one tobacco giant is luring youth to smoke in India

In official letters and face-to-face meetings, he told them India's tobacco control laws barred such public advertising and promotion of cigarettes. That included the Indian arm of Philip Morris International Inc, the world's largest publicly traded toba
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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Louisiana Attorney General Warns of Tobacco Settlement Scam

Louisiana's attorney general is warning residents not to believe online ads that say people can receive money from a settlement reached between states and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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[Asia, India] 750 held for selling banned tobacco products

CHENNAI, JULY 23...Conducting intensive raids across the city in the last four days to prevent illegal sale of banned tobacco products, the city police have booked over 722 cases and arrested 750 persons for the sale and supply of the products.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:15
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