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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India Urges Govt to Slap High Taxation For Illegal Cigarettes

has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII -- a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters -- has also said that the step wi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:03

[Minnesota] Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid

charged Mohammad A.M. Abdul Majid and Iman Gencehan Ugurlu, both from Bridgeview, IL...they reportedly provided an invoice for their shipment to the trooper. Neither the distributor, Statewide Distributors Inc., nor the wholesaler, Hudson Wholesale LLC, w
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:04

[New York] Man Arrested With Untaxed Cigarettes and $18K, Investigators Say

Flushing resident Minyan Zhu, 30, was arrested on March 22 after a joint investigation by the city's Department for Taxation and Finance, the district attorney's Office and other law enforcement officials. Zhu was seen loading three packages into a vehi
added Mar 31, 2017 23:02

[UK] Counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes sold on Facebook

The cut-price tobacco and cigarettes are being sold through Facebook's Marketplace pages Undercover reporters arranged to meet a seller in Tunbridge Wells and purchased items marketed as Mayfair cigarettes and Amber Leaf rolling tobacco. When analysed,
BBC Online
added Mar 31, 2017 03:07


7 individuals have been arrested in a joint operation carried out by the Polish Police in cooperation with the Spanish National Police and with the support of Europol. The organised crime group (OCG) was involved in smuggling large quantities of hashish
Europol (nl)
added Mar 31, 2017 03:00

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Make Mighty pay to prevent heart attacks, strokes of 70,000 poorest patients

disclosed that P1 billion from unpaid taxes due the government could pay for a year’s worth of maintenance medicines, laboratory tests and medical care of around 70,000 of the poorest Filipinos who are at risk for heart attack or stroke due to tobacco use
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[Africa, Nigeria] IFIJEH: Flavoured Cigarettes: A Sinister Ploy to Ensnare Children

With the rising influx of flavoured cigarettes into the Nigerian market, which are mostly targeted at luring children, Martins Ifijeh writes on why the government and stakeholders must strengthen interventions against illicit tobacco trade in the country
This Day (ng)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25

[Asia, India] Use GST to curb illegal cigarette trade, tobacco body says

Shares 1 Thu, 30 Mar 2017-02:50pm , PTI The GST is an unique opportunity for the government to address the growing illegal cigarettes trade in the country, according to Tobacco Institute of India (TII). The institute, a body representing interests of le
DNA India (in)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:25

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes won't impact smoking rates, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said on Thursday any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very chea
The Star (my)
added Mar 30, 2017 11:49

[Washington] Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row ($$)

A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that ar
added Mar 31, 2017 02:06
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