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[Russia] After marijuana seizure from Titiev, Chechen police finds empty cigarettes in Memorial’s Grozny office

Titiev has been detained and arrested by court on charges of drug possession...two Parliament cigarettes, in which tobacco was replaced with some other substance, were also found....only one smoker – Elena Milashina...she prefers thin cigarettes by Esse1,
Crime Russia (hk)
added Jan 21, 2018 01:52

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Kiddy packs’ won’t cut illegal cigarette trade, says anti-smoking group

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah said today there is no evidence to prove that “kiddie packs” can help fight the illicit tobacco business. “This is rubbish. Fighting the illegal cigarette market and reintroducing ‘kid (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:37

Revealed: Husband of British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was 'exporting cannabis e-cigarettes' from Spain as footage shows police searching his office

The husband of a British woman found dead on a Marbella beach was allegedly exporting cannabis e-cigarettes from his Spanish hideaway, police say. Investigators believe that Paul Muldoon, 33, who is on the run from authorities in Britain accused of frau
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:57

[Belarus, Europe] Ice packs: Cigarette smugglers find frozen route to Lithuania

The Baltic country’s border guard said on Friday it had found thousands of packets of cigarettes attached beneath blocks of ice on the river Neris, which runs into Lithuania from Belarus, since the ice began flowing two weeks ago. Around 1,000 packs wer
added Jan 20, 2018 01:31

Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

the agency has all but abandoned its legacy of fighting liquor and tobacco smugglers....tobacco smuggling — a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year — goes largely unenforced.
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 21:21

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13

[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12

Smoke-free duty free? Philip Morris International says its campaign to stop selling cigarettes will include duty free

When asked about how the campaign might be reflected in the duty free industry, a PMI spokesperson told The Moodie Davitt Report: “This UK initiative demonstrates the global commitment of our company to have cigarettes replaced by smoke-free alternatives
Moodie Davitt Report (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:19

[UK] ‘Dodgy’ cigarettes sold over the counter seized by Tower Hamlets trading standards officers

Confiscated cigarettes which were believed to have been smuggled into the country to sell in shops in the East End. Picture source: LBTH Confiscated cigarettes which were believed to have been smuggled into the country to sell in shops in the East End. P
East London Advertiser (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:14
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[New York] Brooklyn police precinct’s cigar lounge goes up in smoke

“The party’s over,” the source added. The move followed a probe ordered Thursday by Police Commissioner James O’Neill in the wake of The Post’s report about smokers filling the 62nd Precinct station house with the stench from their stogies.
New York Post
added Jan 17, 2018 08:56
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