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[Canada] New Brunswick RCMP charge Nova Scotia man after seizure of 120,000 contraband cigarettes

James Logan Swim of Shelburn County, N.S., is charged with possession of contraband tobacco and appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on July 19. He’ll appear in court later today for a bail hearing.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 23, 2017 05:33

[Cyprus] Customs confiscate cigarettes

Customs confiscated more than 16kg of tobacco and 500 packs of cigarette found in the luggage of passengers at Larnaca airport... The passenger was arrested but was released after agreeing to pay €4,800 which includes the unpaid tax and a fine. On the
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:44

[Europe, Finland, France, USA] Black Market Cigarettes a 'Significant Threat' Funding Terrorism and Other Criminal Enterprises

Louise Shelley, a transnational crime scholar at George Mason University, told the Helsinki Commission on Wednesday that one of the Kouachi brothers, who carried out the 2015 Charlie Hebdo mass shooting in Paris, was collecting income from illicit tobacc
PJ Media
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51

[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55

[Asia] China intensifies crackdown on smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes

authorities seized 195,000 cartons of smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes in the first half of this year, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration said Thursday. Tobacco authorities at all levels worked closely with the police and customs authorities to
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:13

[Australia] Family and friends gather to farewell heart surgeon and father, 41, who died after devastating 'one-punch attack by man he told to stop smoking outside a hospital'

It's understood the father of two little girls told off the Mill Park man for smoking outside the entrance of Box Hill Hospital at the end of his shift.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:28

Illegal trade exposed

Philip Morris International has told the US Commission on Security and Co-operation that it has a ‘clear business imperative to combat the problem of the illegal tobacco trade’ and to ensure its products are sold legally in the market for which they are
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 23, 2017 05:32
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[UK] Millions of illegal cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco seized

worth over £2.5million was seized by trading standards officers in the midlands during the past 12 months. The haul included more than 5.5 million cigarettes and 645kg of hand rolling tobacco. The loss to the tax payer was estimated at over £2million. T
Coventry Observer (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:12

[Canada] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21


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Simms Showers LLP
added Jul 20, 2017 19:34
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