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[UK] Leamington shop owner prosecuted for selling counterfeit cigarettes to children

Arsalan Abdulbakht, the owner of International Mini Market, in High Street has been successfully prosecuted after an investigation by Warwickshire County Council trading standards officers. The officers headed the investigation and subsequent prosecutio
Warwick Courier (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:17
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[Asia, Vietnam] Smuggled tobacco be auctioned

Good quality seized tobacco will be auctioned to sell in the country or re-exported, while fake or substandard products will be destroyed, the instruction said. The pilot programme will be carried out for a year by the ministries of finance and industry
Vietnam Net
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[Germany, Slovakia] Record smuggling attempt thwarted in Poland

A record smuggling attempt of nine tonnes of tobacco was thwarted when Polish police found the contraband, worth PLN 5.5 million (EUR 1.2 million), in tins labelled as dog food. Some of the tobacco found in
Radio Poland (pl)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[New York, West Virginia] Virginia company and five individuals indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

indictment charges that the defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax rate for cigarettes is one of the lowest in the nation, and sold in o
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] JTI to close Shah Alam factory with 270 jobs to go

For the past few years, the three major tobacco companies, namely BAT Malaysia, JTI Malaysia and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, have been lamenting over the steep increases in tobacco excise taxes ...and the challenging operating environment in Malaysia with
The Edge (my)
added May 11, 2017 03:05
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Russian antimonopoly watchdog accuses Forbes of advertisement law violation

The Federal Antimonopoly Service’s (FAS) Moscow directorate ruled that AC Rus Media company, founder and publisher of Forbes magazine in Russia, had violated legislation by advertising smoking products, the watchdog announced on Wednesday.... The FAS dire
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added May 10, 2017 18:35
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[Georgia, Tennessee] Marietta man’s involvement in jail e-cigarette scam awaiting sentencing

A Marietta man is facing federal charges involving an e-cigarette business he ran with a former Tennessee sheriff...Arnold admitted to allowing county employees to distribute JailCigs products in the Rutherford County (Tenn.) Jail as non-contraband, accor
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added May 9, 2017 21:15
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[California] Life taken 'for nothing.' Cigarette sale refusal possible motive in stabbing.

A convenience store employee’s life may have been taken by a man angered that he could not buy single cigarettes. About 11:15 Thursday night, a white male who appeared to be in his 20s went into Hatch Food & Gas on West Hatch Road At Dallas Street and w
Fresno (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2017 21:11
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[Asia] Indian-origin Sikh man stabbed to death in US for refusing to sell cigarettes

Another clerk at the store Sukhwinder Singh, describing the events that led to the fatal encounter, said the outburst began apparently over being asked for an ID and Jagjeet had refused to sell cigarettes to the unidentified person as he did not show any
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 9, 2017 21:09
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