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[Europe, France] Big Tobacco Parries Efforts to Curb Smoking in the EU

such Machiavellian tactics are all too common in the tobacco industry, which remains dedicated to efforts to keep individual smoking rates as high as possible—in profitable markets like France as well as elsewhere in Europe. Only last month, for instance,
Diplomatic Courier
added Mar 17, 2018 16:43

[Ireland] PICS: A factory capable of producing 250,000 illegal cigarettes per hour has been uncovered by Gardaí

this was the first time a commercial illicit cigarette production plant was discovered in the State and the factory was in full operation when Revenue officers and the Armed Support unit entered the premises. In total, 11 Eastern European men, aged betwe (ie)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39
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[UK] Blackburn with Darwen Council officers in record illegal tobacco seizure after co-ordinated raids

A BOROUGH'S trading standards officers supported by the police have made their biggest-ever seizure of illegal cigarettes and tobacco. The team from Blackburn with Darwen Council supported by police confiscated more than £100,000 worth of contraband in
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:41

LAFAIVE / NESBIT: High cigarette taxes have led to thriving black market across America

The Hill
added Mar 15, 2018 23:17

[Australia] Perth baker made plenty of dough smuggling two tonnes of tobacco

A Perth bakery owner imported more than two tonnes of tobacco illegally into Australia, defrauding the Commonwealth to the tune of almost $2 million, a WA court has heard. For the first time, details of the Australian Border Force (ABF) illicit tobacco (au)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[Ireland] Eleven arrested after illegal cigarette factory uncovered in Co Louth

The discovery was made in Jenkinstown, Co Louth on Thursday morning. This is the first time a commercial illicit cigarette production plant was discovered in the State. Gardaí say the factory was in full operation when Revenue officers and the Armed S
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

[New Zealand] Dairy owners repeatedly hit by thieves stop selling ciggies, but pay the price

Both convenience stores made the bold move to deter robbers after being repeatedly hit by thieves. Cigarettes are often the prime prize of criminals targeting dairies and service stations around the country.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco theif appears in court

A 25-year-old Mvurwi man has been arraigned before the court for stealing 17 340 plants of the golden leaf from his employer's field. Cephas Musaidzi of Ruia B Plot 1 farm appeared before Guruve Resident Magistrate Shingirayi Mutero accused of reaping
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products after Implementation of an FDA Product Standard (PDF) (25pp)

there might remain strong, legal demand for components that, while intended for legal products outside the scope of the standard, could be used to make an illicit product. If diverted into an illicit channel, such components would represent a means by
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:28

Measuring illicit cigarette trade in Colombia

e low overall penetration of illicit cigarettes in Colombia indicates that the industry’s warnings against tax increases are not justified. The limited importance of tax levels as determinant of consumption of illicit cigarettes is also suggested by the d
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:23
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