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[Australia] It is legal to import nicotine into Queensland

After repeated challenges by ATHRA, Queensland Health has now admitted that importation of nicotine to stop smoking is legal under the TGA Personal Importation Scheme (see below). Vapers need a prescription from their doctor to qualify. Queensland Healt
Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27
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[Australia] Vapers targeted in Queensland Health crackdown

Threatening letters have been sent to people from Queensland Health, stating products have been seized at the border along with warnings that importing liquid containing nicotine could attract a $10,000 fine. It's a hot issue for some in the medical pro
Queensland Times (au)
added Jul 11, 2018 20:39
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[China] Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Section 301 Action

“On Friday, in response to unfair Chinese practices, the United States began imposing tariffs of 25 percent on approximately $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. These tariffs will eventually cover up to $50 billion in Chinese imports as legal processe
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Jul 11, 2018 20:14
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Request for Comments Concerning Proposed Modification of Action Pursuant to Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation (PDF)

In light of China’s decision to respond to the investigation by imposing duties on U.S. goods.....Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos containing tobacco, each valued less than 15 cents... Cigarettes containing tobacco and clove / Cigarettes containing tobacc
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Jul 11, 2018 19:53
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[China] Badger hair and frog legs among niche products on Trump's tariff list. U.S. officials want your thoughts.

U.S. trade officials have invited you to comment on their latest list of proposed import tariffs covering 6,031 categories of items from China... Bovine semen is targeted for the 10 percent tax along with ...more than 40 categories of tobacco products...
Bloomberg News
added Jul 11, 2018 19:29
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[Georgia] Smoking leads to assault charge in Athens

A 66-year-old Rocksprings Court man was arrested last Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend’s daughter with a knife in a dispute about cigarette smoke in the car they were driving in, Athens-Clarke County police said. When the vic
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jul 11, 2018 14:00
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[Illinois, Missouri] St. Louis a target city for cigarette smugglers from around the world

smugglers like St. Louis because they can make a quick buck just by crossing the bridge into Illinois. Fox 2 captured exclusive undercover video of a suspected cigarette smuggler in north St. Louis City. He was buying cartons of cigarettes from several s
KPLR 11 (St. Louis, MO)
added Jul 11, 2018 13:52
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[Europe] Genuine cigarettes smuggling from Algeria gives Brussels another headache

In recent years, Europe has seen the rise of new forms of illicit tobacco trade, such as illicit cut tobacco or cheap white cigarettes. However, the increasing flow of genuine cigarettes from Algeria into Europe is giving politicians a fresh headache. T
EurActiv
added Jul 10, 2018 13:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More robust prospects for BAT with potential war on illegal cigarettes

The research house said illicit cigarette trade was the driving force behind the shar decline in earnings for legal tobacco companies. "However, the industry’s prospects are changing. In the Pakatan Harapan government’s election manifesto, it has projec
The Star (my)
added Jul 10, 2018 02:53
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[Wisconsin] Report: Man arrested after shoving child who tried to take away cigarettes

A Kenosha man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly shoved a child and held her down after she took his cigarettes because it was against house rules for having them at a home in the 6900 block of 40th Avenue. The 32-year-old man was taken into custo
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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