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[New York] BRIANT: Flavored-Tobacco Bans Turn to Menthol / NATO warns that new ordinances bring consequences

an unintended consequence of the ordnance would be the replacement of legal, regulated, retail sales of tobacco products with illegal...the sales and profit margins of retail stores will plummet, employees will be laid off, stores will close and there wil
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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Tunisian smoker jailed for not fasting during Ramadan

A leading rights group has condemned the imprisonment of a man in Tunisia for smoking a cigarette in public during the dawn-to-dusk Muslim fast. A court in north-western Bizerte town sentenced the man to one month in jail for "public indecency". The ruli
BBC Online
added Jun 14, 2017 22:53
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US prison chaplain in Texas sentenced to year for smugglingf

Authorities say a Southeast Texas prison chaplain who smuggled tobacco and cigarettes to federal inmates must serve a year and a day behind bars. Eric S. Patrick of Nederland was sentenced Tuesday by a federal judge in Beaumont. The 43-year-old Patrick i
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 14, 2017 21:04
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[Washington] ‘This is a scam’: AG warns of fake tobacco settlement solicitation

Washington state residents are getting peppered with claims that they can sign up to receive their share of tobacco lawsuit settlement, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. “This is a scam,” Tuesday’s news release bluntly reads.
The Olympian (WA)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:42
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[Europe] Parliamentary questions 13 June 2017

The illicit tobacco trade is in breach of the competition laws laid down in Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and bulk tobacco has never been cited as a growing problem....what is the Commission doing to fight bulk tobacco
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:51
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[Washington] ROBISON: Don't fall for the tobacco scam

The online advertisements say that consumers can receive “guaranteed” tax-free payments of $2,300 every month – forever. However, in order to learn how to supposedly claim a portion of the tobacco settlement, consumers need to purchase a subscription tha
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer blogs
added Jun 15, 2017 00:02
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Exclusive: Illegal cigarettes are big business in New York City

80 percent of the cigarettes sold in New York City are sold illegally...But authorities are cracking down, seizing more than $1 million worth of untaxed cigarettes and cigars after a 15-month investigation. The alleged ring-leaders have been indicted alo
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Jun 14, 2017 17:37
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[New York] NYC Russian Mob Bust: Crazy Tales Of Chocolate Smuggling, Seduce-And-Drug Plots, Casino Hacks, Murder For Hire And More

contraband cigarettes were their bread and butter. They sold at least $100,000 worth of black-market smokes — and that's just the sales that investigators know about. Many of these sales were again made directly to FBI informants. Hand-off points for the
Patch.org
added Jun 14, 2017 13:49
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[Washington] CONSUMER ALERT: AG FERGUSON WARNS CONSUMERS ABOUT DECEPTIVE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT ADVERTISEMENTS

numerous inquiries about advertisements telling consumers that they can sign up to receive payments from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. This is a scam...The order form asks consumers for their personal information and a credit card number. The A
Office of the Attorney General (WA)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:45
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[New York] LeRoy man behind bars for gathering to smoke pot in a leased residence

LeRoy Police received complaints about subjects smoking marijuana in the residence leased to Perry. Further investigation revealed the residence was allegedly a regular hang out for pot smoking and it was concerning and bothersome to other neighbors.
WBTA AM 1490 (Batavia, NY)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:41
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