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[UK] HM Treasury gives green light to smugglers as tobacco taxes rise to ridiculous levels

“We are disappointed that the Government has once again raised taxation on tobacco when tax on some of the lowest priced cigarettes already accounts for 90% of the price. Taxation on tobacco in the UK is already the highest in the EU meaning that prices
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 18:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Palace bares ‘bribe’ attempt on Duterte

Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct a full-blown investigation of Mighty Corp. for possible economic sabotage and tax evasion charges. Duterte said he has ordered the arrest of Wong Chu King for allegedly faking cigarette revenue st
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13
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[UK-Scotland] FWD joins forces with Imperial to combat illicit trade

Imperial Tobacco has teamed up with the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) for the next instalment of its Suspect it? Report it! campaign. The latest poster is wholesaler-focused, and depicts a depot empty of any tobacco-buying retailers alongside
SLR - Scottish Local Retailer Magazine (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:25
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MURPHY, LARSON, COURTNEY CALL FOR ACTION TO PROTECT CONNECTICUT SHADE TOBACCO INDUSTRY FROM ‘DECEPTIVE’ MISLABELING BY FOREIGN COMPETITORS

Connecticut Tobacco Growers Are Being Undercut By Foreign Growers Who Are Mislabeling Products As “Connecticut” Products
US Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:15
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[New Zealand] Police need to record tobacco robberies: Act Party leader David Seymour

In October Police said the black market for tobacco was fuelling dairy robberies, and there have been similar concerns in other areas of the country. Residents of Whangarei Heads even launched a Givealittle page to fund a CCTV camera after repeated ram
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:21
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[Europe] Industry involvement in EU tobacco tracking system divides stakeholders

But many issues still lie ahead and the main question is who will have responsibility for the Track and Trace system (T&T) at the EU level. One aspect suggests that the tobacco industry should be excluded from the process, while another views industry in
EurActiv
added Mar 6, 2017 16:00
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[UK] ANNUAL REPORT FOR HMP CARDIFF (PDF)

There has been an increase in levels of violence in the prison. Though levels are not as high as in many other prisons, this is of concern. There is anecdotal evidence that the smoking ban and an increase in the use of illicit substances is a contribut
Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:39
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[Delaware, New York] Georgetown traffic stop leads to discovery of large quantity of untaxed cigarettes

during that search a large quantity of cigarettes were discovered. We are told in total, 248 cartons of Marlboro brand cigarettes, 160 cartons of Newport brand cigarettes and 95 cartons of miscellaneous brands of cigarettes were located in the vehicle. P
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:11
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[UK] Prison smoking ban blamed for rise in assaults and vandalism

The report by the Independent Monitoring Board said: “There is no proof of a direct link with the ban. “But the indirect consequences of the increase in ­offences such as damage to property, assaults, possession of unauthorised articles and disobeying l
The Mirror (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:30
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[Florida] Kobe’s cousin? Maybe. Cigar-importing tax cheat? Definitely.

No doubt surrounds Bryant of twice being a federal tobacco excise tax cheat regarding imported cigars and cigarettes. He’s pleaded guilty to that in two cases, the most recent of which got him sentenced to seven years in federal prison Monday. He also mu
Miami (FL) Herald
added Mar 6, 2017 02:03
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