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[Asia, Thailand] Smuggled cigarettes worth B50m seized

Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 30, 2016 23:02
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Manufacturer claims synthetic nicotine producers are using tobacco ($$)

ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:44
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[Europe] Market-Driven Consortia Standards: The Road to Reigning in Illicit Tobacco

The European Union will be implementing a European-wide track-and-trace system “to prevent the smuggling and counterfeiting of cigarettes, which costs €10 billion a year. . . .” Under the new system, all tobacco pack are “marked with a unique identifier,
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:08
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[Eastern Europe, Romania] Tobacco producers wait for new Government to set cigarette prices for next year

“The future price of cigarettes will largely depend on the tax regime, but also on the evolution of the regulatory framework,” Lazar explained, according to local News.ro. The price of cigarettes is strongly dependent the taxes imposed by the state. Th
Romania Insider (ro)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Ireland] Customs seized huge haul of black market cigarettes and tobacco in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in one county during 2016. The Revenue service said its investigators launched a series of operations to disrupt the black market in the Louth area alone. At least a doze
The Irish News (uk)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Europe] EU Comes Up With A Plan To Prevent Illicit Cigarette Trade

As per the new laws, European Union countries must ensure that all tobacco packets are “marked with a unique identifier,” as well as a security stamp, so that the packet can be tracked from the factory to the shop floor. The Commission is yet to decide wh
Trefis
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10
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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Customs seized huge haul of black market cigarettes and tobacco in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in one county during 2016. The Revenue service said its investigators launched a series of operations to disrupt th[...]
The Irish News (uk)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[Kentucky] Judge sentences last defendant in $48M cigarette tax fraud scheme

A Kentucky judge has sentenced the last of nine defendants in a $48 million domestic and international cigarette tax fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning on Thursday in Covington sentenced Anthony Cosica, 54, of Pinetop, Ariz., to 24 month
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 24, 2016 23:51
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[Kentucky] Sentencing ends $48 million global cigarette tax fraud case

Federal prosecutors say that the last defendant in a vast, $48 million cigarette tax fraud scheme has been sentenced, ending a case that stretched across the country and around the globe. Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentu
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Dec 24, 2016 14:13
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