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Snus and snuff use in Switzerland among young men: are there beneficial effects on smoking?

SLT use did not have any significant beneficial effects on young men in Switzerland, but significantly increased the likelihood of smoking initiation and continuation, independent of whether the substance is legally sold (snuff) or not (snus). This does
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:38
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[France] Why are carrots the protest weapon of choice for angry French tobacconists?

French tobacconists once again protested in Paris on Wednesday against the government's plan to hike the price of a packet of cigarettes to €10... use carrot dumping in their protests, just as they did in September 2015 outside the Ministry of Finance to
The Local France (fr)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:34
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[Latvia] Police in Riga Region bust large illegal cigarette factory

Police in Riga Region have busted an illegal factory that had been making cigarettes in large amounts, Andrejs Sozinovs, the chief of the Riga regional criminal police, said at a news conference yesterday, cites LETA.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:33
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[New York] NYS Tax Department Announces Policy to Help Curb Untaxed Cigarette Sales

Retailers caught and found guilty of selling untaxed cigarettes in New York State risk losing other state-issued licenses, including lottery and alcohol sales. The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that it has joined forces wit
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Oct 6, 2017 02:32
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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[California] Korean National Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States by Diverting Millions of Untaxed Cigarettes

between 2012 and 2015, Baeg and others conspired to divert approximately 143 million export-only cigarettes from an export warehouse near the Port of Los Angeles....In fact, the cigarettes were sold in the United States resulting in millions of dollars in
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:29
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[North Carolina] Federal Judge Dismisses Some Counterclaims Against Tobacco Producer ($$)

A federal judge in North Carolina on Sept. 28 partially granted and partially denied a tobacco producer’s motion to dismiss counterclaims of fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices after finding that the man who filed the counterclaims did not all
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Introducing 'kiddie pack' cigarettes the wrong way to go, says NCWO

National Council of Women's Organisations Malaysia (NCWO) president Professor Tan Sri Dr Sharifah Hapsah Syed Hasan Shahabudin said rigorous evaluation studies need to be conducted to monitor the extent of illicit trade activities.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:13
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Man's anger over being told to stop smoking at bus interchange lands him in jail

Unhappy at being told to stop smoking at a bus interchange, a man pushed an elderly part-time security officer, punched and kicked him when he fell to the ground, while his colleague lay on top of the victim. Two teachers, who happened to be at the Pasir
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:33
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[UK] Leeds houses used for £3m tobacco fraud ring

Customs officers foiled a £3million tobacco smuggling ring using addresses across Britain - including two houses in Leeds - after one of the crooks’ packages was damaged in transit. Leeds Crown Court heard United Parcel Service (UPS) contacted the UK Bord
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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