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[Belgium] Illegal cigarette factory dismantled

in Grobbendonck in Antwerp Province. Here fake branded cigarettes were manufactured. Customs officers raided a hangar and discovered an illegal operation to produce cigarettes on an industrial scale.
Flanders.news (be)
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Paramilitary detectives charge man over contraband cigarettes supply

PSNI Paramilitary Task Force Detectives have charged a man in connection with the supply of contraband cigarettes. It's after a search and arrest in the Blythe Street area of south Belfast in July last year.
Q Radio (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Korea - North, Mongolia] Tobacco Dominates Trade

Trade between North Korea and Mongolia rose 43 percent year-on-year to US$2.3 million in 2017, primarily driven by tobacco imports from Mongolia, according to a KBS story relayed by the TMA and citing figures published by the Ulaanbaatar chapter of the K
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Asia-pacific, Mid-east, Philippines] POEA warns OFWs on Qatar’s law vs tobacco, cigarette-related items

To overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar: Don’t even think about bringing cigarettes with you. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned OFWs that Qatar has now banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment and other materia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Suspect admits lacing tobacco with mercury in murder attempt

According to police, Miyawaki handed a 20-cartridge box of HNB tobacco containing metallic mercury to the acquaintance in Ritto, also in Shiga Prefecture, on June 3, 2017. The acquaintance smoked 14 of the cartridges at a pachinko parlor and elsewhere o
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Man arrested for lacing former employee’s tobacco with mercury over pay dispute

man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to kill an acquaintance with heat-not-burn tobacco laced with mercury. Investigation sources said Thursday it was due to a problem regarding pay. On June 3 last year, Takashi Miyawaki of Otsu in Shiga Pre
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:56
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[UK] Haunting final moments of shopkeeper caught on CCTV just 30 minutes before he was 'killed after refusing to sell cigarette papers to a group of teenagers' as boy, 16, is charged with murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of shopkeeper Vijay Patel who was attacked outside his store in north London on Saturday night. Mr Patel was attacked outside Broadway News and Food after he turned away three youths who wanted to buy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[China] Schoolgirls are detained for brutally slapping and kicking their classmate in the head after she told teachers they were smoking at school

The three female pupils from Ningde County, Jiangxi Province, were allegedly enraged after the victim reported to their teacher that they had been smoking in school, according to Chinese media. They ganged up with four other female pupils from the same
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[New York] NYPD boss created illegal smoking lounge at station house

A Brooklyn NYPD boss doled out comp time to his cops so they would turn a dingy station house garage into a private cigar lounge — where officers puff away in violation of city and state law, The Post has learned. Capt. Anthony Longobardi — a key figure
New York Post
added Jan 11, 2018 15:56
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