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[UK] Cigarettes and tobacco seized in crackdown on illegal trade

Cheshire East Council trading standards officers seized cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £9,000 during a swoop against a fraudster, a court heard. Chester Crown Court was told 30,679 cigarettes and 24.3kg of rolling tobacco were uncovered during a
TheBusinessDesk.com (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:18
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New York’s Tribal Cigarette Tax Ruling Heads To High Court ($$)

U.S. Supreme Court intervention is needed to correct a New York appeals court’s decision allowing the state to collect taxes on cigarettes sold on an Indian reservation to nontribal members because the ruling goes against state law and an 1842 treaty, a
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[China] Juul Gets Restraining Order on Fake Chinese E-Cigarettes

The company filed trademark claims against 30 entities in China for selling counterfeit Juul-brand devices and nicotine pods on EBay Inc., according to a statement Tuesday. Juul was granted a temporary restraining order late last month by a judge in fede
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[China] Juul Labs Gets Restraining Order on 30 Chinese Entities Selling Knockoffs on eBay

the company has filed for and received a restraining order on dozens of Chinese companies it said were selling fake versions of its product through the online sales giant, saying they pose potential safety risks somewhat more immediate than whatever long
Gizmodo
added Sep 14, 2018 02:52
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Tobacco companies opposing ballot initiative violated finance laws, Montana regulator says

wrote in a decision last week that Altria Client Services and RAI Services Company registered as incidental political committees two days late in June. They also failed to report the travel expenses of a representative who appeared before the Montana Cham
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Sep 11, 2018 22:21
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[Canada] TOBACCO KING: Indigenous billionaire businessman's lavish lifestyle

Ken Hill ... billionaire Six Nations resident launched the world’s largest private Indigenous-owned corporation, Grand River Enterprises Ltd., in 1992 — selling enormous volumes of cigarettes in Germany, the Bahamas, the U.S. and elsewhere. The company
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:31
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[China, USA] BOEHM: Next Round of Tariffs Could Making Vaping More Expensive

By making it harder for smokers to switch to vaping, the Trump administration's tariffs would strike a blow against public health.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 10, 2018 18:04
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[Europe] E-cigarette Market in the UK 2018-2022| Impending Brexit to Boost Demand| Technavio

Technavio analysts forecast the e-cigarette market in the UK to grow at a CAGR of close to 30% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report. However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate due to a decl
Business Wire
added Sep 10, 2018 18:01
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[Europe, Romania] This Giant Homemade Drone Crashed Into a Tree in Ukraine. You Might Be Surprised Who Built It.

found about a kilometer from the border of Romania....Cigarette smuggling is big business in the Ukraine, estimated at $2 billion annually... sold to the rest of Europe tax-free, generating huge profits and inspiring the kind of ingenuity seen with cocain
Popular Mechanics
added Sep 8, 2018 19:56
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