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[UK] Illegal Tobacco Raids In Cornwall

Thousands of pounds worth of packs and pouches were found in Illogan, Pool and Camborne. Police and Trading Standards swooped on homes and businesses after tip-offs from the public. Three men have been arrested and two others are helping with enquiries.
Pirate FM (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15
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[Europe] EU anti-fraud official: Tobacco smuggling is ‘major source’ of organised crime

Cigarette smuggling costs national and EU budgets more than €10 billion annually in lost public revenue and is a major source of organised crime, including terrorism, Margarete Hofmann told Euractiv in an interview...What is the level of the problem exac
EurActiv
added Feb 7, 2017 17:42
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[Europe, UK] EU anti-fraud official: Tobacco smuggling is ‘major source’ of organised crime

Cigarette smuggling costs national and EU budgets more than €10 billion annually in lost public revenue and is a major source of organised crime, including terrorism, Margarete Hofmann told Euractiv in an interview. Margarete Hofmann is director of poli
EurActiv
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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[UK] Tobacco gantry removed from Wembley retailer

Girirathan Cyrilratnaraja, who owns the ‘Mala Mini Mart’ store on Wembley’s High Road, was found to be in breach ... “Imperial has a strict ‘no tolerance’ policy when retailers have been convicted of selling illegal tobacco.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 14:57
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[New York] 3 men in Albany accused of having untaxed cigarettes

Three Capital Region men were charged with selling untaxed cigarettes in two separate cases, the state Department of Taxation and Finance said Monday. Khaled A. Hadi, 54, and Rafat K. Hadi, 23, both of 46 Ontario St., Albany, were arrested Jan. 31 afte
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Man, student nabbed in Depok for possessing gorilla tobacco

The Depok Police in West Java have arrested a man and a male high school student for allegedly possessing gorilla tobacco, a new type of drug that has recently increased in popularity. Depok Police narcotics division chief Comr. Putu Kholis said the two
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[Spain] The Guardia Civil seize 15,000 boxes of tobacco

seized 15,000 contraband boxes of tobacco on the A-381 in direction Jerez de la Frontera. The conductor of 30 years of age & from Vélez-Málaga was arrested immediately.
Andaluz.tv (es)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[UK] 'Dangerous' fake tobacco products uncovered by sniffer dog during newsagent raids across Southend

Officers uncovered suspected counterfeit cigarettes and rolling tobacco being sold illegally in two out of four targeted stores. Officials warned people not to buy the dangerous products, which can sometimes contain human waste.
Southend Standard (uk)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[Africa] Advocacy group wants FTC to oppose BAT-Reynolds deal

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids typically focuses on product regulations. However, the group is urging the Federal Trade Commission to oppose the deal because of what it considered as unsettled “allegations of corrupt and anti-competitive conduct by
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 15:37
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Cuba's Cigar Exporting Future

Habanos S.A., the distribution and marketing arm of Cuba’s state-owned cigar industry, said recently that it expects to immediately gain 25-30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the U.S. lifts its trade embargo – and up to 70% within a few y
Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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