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VIDEO: Tobacco smuggling ring busted by Australian Border Force

THREE people have been arrested over a highly organised tobacco smuggling syndicate operating through Melbourne Airport. Australian Border Force officers began investigating a large number of passengers arriving from South-East Asian ports based on inte
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Sweden] Armed robbers escape with contents of Swedish tobacco truck

A truck carrying a number of tobacco products was robbed at gunpoint in southern Stockholm. The truck was near the Globen arena in the capital when a man jumped inside and threatened the driver with what appeared to be a firearm, forcing him to drive to
The Local Europe (se)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

[Florida] COFFIN: Commentary: Making young-adult tobacco use illegal isn’t the answer

But here’s the reality: They’re not going to lose their addiction just because some new law says that smoking is now illegal. If we think otherwise, we obviously don’t understand the dynamics of addiction.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 00:03

BAT Uzbekistan JSC inks contract to export cigarettes to Kyrgyzstan ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48

[Ireland] Over 300 retailers targeted in sting operations to see if they're selling cigarettes to under 18s

A TOTAL OF 306 retailers around the country were targeted in sting sales operations in the first nine months of last year to see if they were selling cigarettes to minors. The ‘test’ tobacco sales to minors are carried out by the Health Service Executiv
The (ie)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:44
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[China] VIDEO: Disturbing footage shows Chinese boy, four, smoking cigarettes like a pro after 'stealing them from shops'

This is the shocking moment a four-year-old boy enjoyed smoking cigarettes at home in southern China. Neighbours said they have seen the boy smoking for about one to two years already. Some said he picked up cigarettes on the floor or stole them from
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 22:22

[Europe] EU Shelves Plan To Amend Tobacco Tax Directive

Following a review initiated in March 2016, the European Commission has recommended that no changes be made to the EU Directive governing the taxation of tobacco products. The review was started following a meeting of EU economy and finance ministers, w
added Jan 22, 2018 20:04

[UK] Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes found in Great Yarmouth shop raids

The cigarettes and nearly 6kg of illegal rolling tobacco were found in an operation carried out by Norfolk County Council Trading Standards on Thursday. In one shop a sniffer discovered a hatch leading to a secret compartment behind a water heater, with
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:03

[UK] Hoxton Supermarket banned from selling booze after illegal tobacco haul seized

The haul, made up of 3.7kg of loose tobacco and 428 cigarettes, was found by town hall trading standards officers at Hoxton Supermarket, Hoxton Street, after an anonymous tip-off from a customer. In a separate operation, the store was also found to hav
Hackney Gazette (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:02

[Africa, South Africa] Hijackers pose as police officers to hijack truck carrying tobacco products

Western Cape police have made a breakthrough in a case involving a hijacking of a truck transporting tobacco products in Mitchells Plain last week‚ by eight hijackers posing as police officers‚ with the arrest on Sunday of four suspects.
Times LIVE (za)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:43
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