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[China] Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

The next round of proposed duties -- 25 percent on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China, leaving Robbins and his peers without an alternative.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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China Trade: How New Trump Tariffs Spell Disaster for Vaping

Higher-tariffs on Chinese-made vaping units means higher prices for American consumers and businesses. 91% of e-cigs imported into the United States come from China. “Yes, it will hurt consumers, yes, it will hurt the industry,” said Tony Abboud, Presid
Vaping Daily (blog)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:40
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[China] Millennials’ favourite gadgets dragged into trade war

Few have noticed that ecigarettes and vaporisers from fast-growing companies such as Juul, Pax and Blu, the vast majority of which are made in Shenzhen, have been included in the latest tariff proposals because they appear on a list of import codes vague
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 02:03
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Vaping industry, consumers likely to get caught in crossfire of Trump's trade war with China

China is like the OPEC of e-cigarettes, with just about all of the world’s vaping delivery systems — although not the nicotine-bearing “pods” — made in China. Officials in Shenzhen say that more than 100 companies in the province produce over 90 percent
Washington Times
added Aug 8, 2018 02:03
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] 33 Chinese arrested in police raid on US$21 million counterfeit cigarette factory

Police and tobacco law enforcement officials raided the gang’s main production base in Qujing, Yunnan province, on June 6 after weeks of surveillance, Yunnan.cn reported on Sunday.
South China Morning Post
added Aug 8, 2018 01:27
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[Illinois] Hickory Hills Man Accused Of Carting Contraband Cigarettes

A Hickory Hills man was arrested after police found thousands of packs of contraband cigarettes in his Dodge Caravan during a traffic stop, prosecutors said. Imad Hamida, 28, appeared before Cook County Judge Michael Kane on a felony charge of possession
Patch.org
added Aug 8, 2018 01:26
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[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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[North Carolina] 4th Circuit Orders Court To Substitute U.S. As Defendant Following Tobacco Stings ($$)

A North Carolina federal judge abused his discretion in agreeing to reconsider a predecessor’s order that granted a petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act in a dispute stemming from undercover tobacco traffic
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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[UK] Roadshow will provide information about illegal cigarettes and tobacco

The visit is part of a roadshow, also visiting King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth and Norwich, and will help people find out more about illegal cigarettes and tobacco and the hazards they pose. People will also be able to meet Yoyo the tobacco sniffer dog who
Thetford and BrandonTimes (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:11
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Cigar Co. Must Cough Up $850K For Underpaid Tax, CIT Says ($$)

A Florida-based cigar company must pay at least $850,000 plus interest for underreporting its taxes on imported products after the U.S. Court of International Trade granted default judgment to the government Friday. Mariola International Co. made materia
Law360
added Aug 5, 2018 06:23
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