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[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[Russia] Greece Suspends Soccer League Following Pitch Invasion

a soccer team owner walked onto field while armed with a gun....Savvidis, who took over PAOK in 2012, is a Russian-Greek businessman born in Georgia during the Soviet era who made his money with the privatization of a cigarette factory in southern Russia
U.S. News & World Report
added Mar 12, 2018 15:13
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[UK] Britain ON ALERT: ‘Russia plans to poison 7 MORE spies’… using E-CIGARETTES

Former KGB major Boris Karpichkov ... he reveals he has been warned to watch for terrifying weapons disguised as e-cigarettes but which conceal deadly nerve gas.
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:55
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[Canada] California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 11, 2018 21:50
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[Russia] Tobacco market participants expect positive effect from product marking

Tobacco industry experts expect to see a positive effect from the introduction of a product marking system, a pilot project started in January this year, experts told TASS. According to the plans, in 2019 all tobacco products will have a digital code tha
TASS (ru)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:47
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[New York] 3 Charged With Selling Alcohol To Minors In Copiague: Police

Sime was arrested and charged with ...possession of untaxed cigarettes... During the second inspection, officers purchased alcoholic beverages and cigarettes from the targeted business Speedy Mart Deli on 2225 Great Neck Road in Copiague after receiving s
Patch.org
added Mar 11, 2018 21:45
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[Canada, USA] Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes. Though Finley clarified to th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:27
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[UK] Shop in Huddersfield caught selling fake cigs containing asbestos and rat poison

International Express at John William Street has been banned from selling alcohol by Kirklees Council. Bizarrely, it can still sell cigarettes and tobacco as shops do not need a licence for that. Police seized a haul of counterfeit and non-UK cigarette
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:25
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Tobacco tax policy in Ontario: Market implications of the Ontario government’s increases in tobacco tax rates (PDF)

This report was prepared by Ernst & Young LLP for British American Tobacco / Executive summary: Ontario needs to consider alternative tobacco tax plans that take account of the contraband market.
EY
added Mar 11, 2018 19:37
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[Canada] Ontario tobacco taxation is contributing to a growing contraband market

An EY review of tobacco tax policy in Ontario shows tax rate increases are reducing revenue for the province as consumers turn to a growing contraband market. The provincial government introduced a $3 per carton price increase in February 2016, followed
EY
added Mar 11, 2018 19:33
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