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[Croatia, Europe] AKD launches platform for tobacco product traceability

Croatian company AKD has developed an authentication and traceability system that it says meets the coding requirements of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which comes into effect on May 20 next year.After that date, all packs on sale in the EU (uk)
added Dec 14, 2018 02:56
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[California] ‘Sexual favors for cigarettes’: Multi-victim East Bay sex offender gets short jail term

A Discovery Bay man accused of sexually abusing three teen girls — including by giving them marijuana, alcohol and cigarettes in exchange for sex acts — accepted a plea deal that with good behavior could see him freed within a year. On March 23rd, 2017 la
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 13, 2018 18:18

[Australia] Sydney trio guilty on tobacco ring charges

Three men will be sentenced after pleading guilty to their involvement in a tobacco smuggling ring which also allegedly included two of John Ibrahim's brothers.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:48

[Malaysia] M’sian Government Shockingly Loses RM5 Billion Every Year Due to Contraband Cigarettes

the government especially the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (Customs) has been urged to beef up the crackdown on illegal cigarettes. To give more teeth to the law, Director General of Customs Datuk Seri T Subromaniam recommended a heavy penalty to b
added Dec 13, 2018 12:32

[UK] Cigarettes and alcohol seized in raids by Wrexham Trading Standards

In all, officers seized 8,260 cigarettes, 550g of rolling tobacco and 4,160 litres of alcohol, all of which were illicit products destined for sale in Wrexham.
Wrexham Evening Leader (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 20:34
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGU business permits in spotlight after raid on tobacco factory

DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it wants an investigation into local government units (LGUs) granting permits to illegal businesses, following the discovery of unregistered tobacco factories and the proliferation of unregistered cigarette production lin
Business World (ph)
added Dec 12, 2018 19:51

[Syria, Turkey] Cycles for cigarettes: city gives bikes to children if a relative quits

Kilis, a small Turkish city on the border with Syria...To get a bike, children must meet three requirements: they must get a smoker relative to quit, maintain strong grades while improving a weak area of study, and promise to ride for an hour a day.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:36

[Australia] ASSI: Fake e-cigarette liquid is putting vapers at risk – here’s how we can tackle the fraud

The Conversation (au)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:04

[Nebraska] Oral arguments presented in Winnebago Tribe lawsuit

Two divisions of the Winnebago Tribe allege the state’s regulation of the reservation’s tobacco production is unconstitutional, and an attack on the tribe’s sovereignty. Monday in a federal courtroom in Omaha, the tribe argued the state’s regulation of
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 12, 2018 03:40

Nebraska asks judge to toss suit over Winnebago Reservation cigarette sales

Cigarette sales on the Winnebago Indian Reservation can still be regulated in some ways, even though tribal reservations are considered sovereign territory, attorneys for the State of Nebraska argued Monday in federal district court in Omaha.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 12, 2018 03:38
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