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Border guards find drone with smuggled smokes on Finland-Russia frontier

Finnish border guards say they found a drone with cigarettes attached in the eastern town of Lappeenranta. Customs suspect the cigarettes came from Russia.
YLE24 (fi)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Russia] Big catch. Former son-in-law of Minister and former Duma deputy among Klyuchevskie gangsters

"Both were prominent Trans-Baikal United Russia party members...engaged in robberies on a federal highway: they threatened bus drivers transporting Camel cigarettes and extorted their money, which got Guskov into jail", Vechorka wrote citing its sources.
Crime Russia (hk)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:34
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Strong Interest for PMI IMPACT

PMI IMPACT, its global initiative to support third party projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes, received 157 expressions of interest for its second funding round. The applications come from a range of government agencies, public
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 28, 2017 19:14
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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[UK] Man jailed for selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco after trading standards raid

A Southend businessman who sold unsafe illegal tobacco has been jailed after a raid by Southend Council’s Trading Standards officers. On November 22, Hamid Mashoudi of Ali’s Second Hand, Sutton Road, Southend, was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, follow
Echo Newspapers (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:00
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[Europe] Andriukaitis lashes out at tobacco industry, says it uses ‘tricks’ to bypass legislation

The tobacco industry is already feeling the pressure from the implementation of EU anti-tobacco legislation and is exploring ways to bypass it and mislead EU consumers, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com in an i
EurActiv
added Nov 27, 2017 16:31
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[UK-Scotland] New counterfeit goods campaign launched

Counterfeit goods affect everyone – that’s the message from a new campaign. The Scottish Anti-Illicit Trade Group’s warning people against buying fake goods, as the Christmas season approaches. Former Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill’s the chair of th
Central FM (uk)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:26
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[California, New York] GREENHUT: Bay Area takes police-state approach to tobacco

What were police doing arresting someone for possibly selling a few loose cigarettes? It’s simple: New York City and other liberal locales are intent on regulating virtually every aspect of human behavior...And they won’t have any idea what happened the n
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 25, 2017 21:08
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[UK-Scotland] Illicit tobacco trade in Scottish cities exposed by secret filming ($$)

A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 locations including shops, market stalls, pubs and on-street sellers, for as little as £3 for 50g of rolling tobacco A team of undercover investigators bought tobacco products from 14 loc
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:05
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[UK] RUSSELL: Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

An EU products directive, which came into force in 2016, includes a “tracking and tracing” system that will make it much easier to identify supply chains and the legal status of tobacco on sale in the UK. But of course, that won’t immediately help the te
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 20, 2017 16:50
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