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[New Jersey] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39
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[New Zealand] Vaping a public aspect of changing face of smoking in NZ

The sale of nicotine-based products for e-cigarettes is currently illegal in New Zealand. But the Ministry of Health confirmed there have not been any prosecutions over this. Vapers told the Herald on Sunday that they were easily able to obtain e-liquid
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:46
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STEVENS: The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

passing the final form of the T&T system will only add to the controversies dogging the EC’s notoriously opaque procedures ...the tobacco industry should not be entrusted with key roles in the traceability of its products, considering its responsibility i
EU Reporter
added Feb 17, 2018 13:59
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[UK] Dudley shopkeeper used freezer to hide illegal tobacco

trading standards officers found 1,765 packets of cigarettes and tobacco without the necessary health warnings and which had evaded excise duty.... The duty evaded was estimated to be more than £10,000.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Australia] Fines and jail time increase for illegal tobacco growing

THE Australasian Association of Convenience Stores has welcomed tougher penalties for illegal tobacco farms. "Taxpayers lose $1.6 billion in excise each year as a result of organised tobacco crime, and that money is literally diverted from hospitals and
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: State lawmakers not taking needed stand against tobacco products

After years of failing to put adequate resources into fighting the losses — measured in human lives and dollars and cents — tied to Indiana’s above-average smoking rate, state lawmakers found another way to signal their disregard for the issue. Indiana
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Canada] Trial set for two Cape Breton men on tobacco offences

Charles P. Comer, 42, of Second Street, Donkin, and Francis John MacDonald, 50, of Hillside Avenue, Glace Bay, are jointly charged with possession of tobacco with no tax paid, possession of tobacco with no prescribed excise markings, possession of tobacc
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[UK] Pierce Brosnan asked to 'explain' India advert

Authorities in Indian capital Delhi say they have asked actor Pierce Brosnan to explain why he was in an ad for a local mouth freshener associated with an addictive form of chewing tobacco. He could be fined 5,000 rupees ($78; £56) or go to jail for two
BBC Online
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Europe] PM Borissov: Bulgaria Is Good Example of Effective Fight against Contraband Cigarettes in EU

The Prime Minister said that the contraband trade in cigarettes has reached the current record-low 6 per cent, and that another even more satisfying thing is that this is a persistent trend, reported "quarter after quarter".
Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) (bg)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:22
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[Russia, UK] The McMafia map of the world: How the real world of organised crime is a global enterprise

While the UK might seem safer than, say, Mexico or Afghanistan, it plays a key role in organised crime...“We are a market for people dealing in untaxed cigarettes... “Russia is involved in extortion and protection rackets in Russia itself. "But it is als
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:21
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