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[UK] Ban on smoking and availability of spice blamed for rise in violence at Leicester Prison

Leicester Prison experienced a sharp rise in violence – including assaults on staff – after inmates were banned from smoking, according to an inspection report. The Welford Road jail became strictly non-smoking on July 24 last year.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added May 8, 2018 15:36
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[UK] Availability and Use of Cheap Tobacco in the United Kingdom 2002–2014: Findings From the International Tobacco Control Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

Options exist driving UK smokers to minimize their tobacco expenditure; smokers do so largely by purchasing cheap tobacco products from UK stores....Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014 to easily obtain cigarettes at prices comparable to 12 years pr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 7, 2018 21:54
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[Asia, India] Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products

The protocol lays down obligations of the parties. It spells out supply chain control measures that must be adopted by the parties viz. licensing of manufacture of tobacco products and machinery for manufacturing of tobacco products, due diligence to be
Business Standard (in)
added May 7, 2018 14:09
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[India] Step taken to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

This protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco is a path breaking initiative in strengthening global action against tobacco and is also a new legal instrument in public health. The protocol is applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tob
KNN India (KNOWLEDGE & NEWS NETWORK) (in)
added May 6, 2018 18:12
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[Central Europe, Eastern Europe] Romania is the CEE country most affected by cigarettes smuggling

Romania comes first among Central and Eastern European countries according to the level of illegal cigarette trafficking, after last year the Polish authorities managed to significantly reduce the activity of smuggling networks. In March 2018, the black
Business Review (ro)
added May 6, 2018 01:03
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[Africa, South Africa] SA loses big as smuggling accounts for 23% of cigarettes smoked

In a report entitled Illicit Tobacco Trade in South Africa, released in March 2018, Japan Tobacco says this is because of the illicit industry’s high profit margins due to the non-payment of taxes, relative ease of production and movement and low detecti
News24 (za)
added May 5, 2018 19:30
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] GWANYANYA: Leveraging on tobacco for currency stability

The only way to go around the marketing challenge for tobacco is for Zimbabwe and China to structure a deal in which the former forward sells its crop to the latter and receives significant billions of dollars, which will be used to support production of
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 4, 2018 17:23
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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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[Asia, Mid-east] Juul vaping device sweeping American schools on sale in UAE's grey market

There more than 50,000 posts under the hashtag #Juul on Instagram alone, and countless tweets and YouTube videos. Juul Labs via AP Intense nicotine delivery devices that give the user a strong hit that goes to their head are sweeping US high schools. An
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 4, 2018 15:54
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[Asia] Vietnam to auction smuggled cigarettes for export

Under the decision, exporting the auctioned cigarettes via land border gates or to Vietnam's neighboring countries is prohibited, and revenues from the auctions will be used for anti-cigarette smuggling. Nearly 1 billion smuggled cigarette packets are c
Xinhua Newswire
added May 3, 2018 20:14
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