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[Colorado, Florida] Governor’s Veto Causes Cigar Company to Move

Prompted by action by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, officials with Smoker Friendly International said they will move its subsidiary, Payless Cigars & Pipes, from its Boulder headquarters to New Port Richey, Fla., near Tampa Bay.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:59
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[Australia] GALLAGHER/GILMORE: Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Our paper concludes that “the quality of industry data on illicit tobacco as a whole is below the expected standard to be considered reliable”. We add that the consistency of this “may indicate that the tobacco industry is deliberately producing misleadi
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:37
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Chain pharmacies busted selling tobacco to minors

Over the past six years, several U.S. chain pharmacies have been caught numerous times by [FDA] selling tobacco products to minors, a new study finds. The biggest offender: Walgreens, according to the report published in JAMA Pediatrics. Between 2012 an
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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US Food and Drug Administration Inspection of Tobacco Sales to Minors at Top Pharmacies, 2012-2017

For these reasons, we examined the inspections of tobacco sales to minors conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in approximately 13 200 pharmacies in 49 states and Washington, DC, from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2017.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Sep 5, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Doncaster man sentenced for smuggling illegal tobacco

A man from Doncaster has been sentenced after he was caught taking delivery of almost 850 kilos of illegal tobacco at a storage unit. James Brennan, 46, of Grange View, Doncaster, was arrested by HM Revenue and Customs officers after he was caught colle
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 5, 2018 15:02
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Innovations in counterfeiting tax stamps: a study of ultraviolet watermarks in a sample of discarded New York City packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

eiters are using ultraviolet watermarks which makes it difficult to differentiate counterfeit joint New York City/New York State tax stamps from their genuine equivalent when UV irradiation is used as the sole screening tool. Innovations in counterfeiting
Tobacco Control
added Sep 4, 2018 22:35
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[Virginia] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco tax hike long overdue

Virginia is for lovers — of tobacco tax exploitation. In January, the time arrived for the commonwealth to end its lax tobacco taxes, and we hope the generated revenue funds economic development initiatives with possible peripheral benefits to our health
Bristol (VA) Herald-Courier
added Sep 3, 2018 15:13
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[New York] 2 people arrested after police raid on Lancaster Market

Two people were arrested Monday after the Syracuse Police Department raided Lancaster Market...Police arrested Anwar Alkoubah, 39, and Abdulmageed Pady, 19, after authorities said they found 154 packages of counterfeit stamped cigarettes and 30 unstamped
Daily Orange (Syracuse University)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Prices of cigarettes to go up after sales tax fixed at 10%

Sales and Service Tax (SST) for cigarettes has been gazetted at 10% as of Aug 29, and this will cause the prices of cigarette to increase. British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) managing director Erik Stoel said the company is concerned about the impact
The Star (my)
added Aug 31, 2018 20:22
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoke and hashtags: Tobacco’s love of social media shows it can’t be trusted

“tobacco companies have been undermining, on all levels and at every occasion, the [FCTC] parties’ efforts to promote development and improve the health of their populations. They should therefore not be viewed as stakeholders in the development of any to
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:41
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