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[Nebraska] FEDERAL HEARING SET ON LAWSUIT FOLLOWING TOBACCO RAID IN WINNEBAGO

Oral arguments are set for Monday, December 10th at the Federal Courthouse in Omaha regarding a lawsuit filed by Ho-Chunk Incorporated distribution against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuit was filed April 20th challenging what Ho-Chunk calls Nebraska’
KSCJ (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:52
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[China] North Carolina agriculture will recover, says Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler.

Troxler said tobacco was hit hard by the retaliatory tariffs from China. “The No. 1 crop damaged by the tariffs was flue cured tobacco. And the law prohibits government incentives to tobacco. We had been successful in getting North Carolina products into
Delta Farm Press
added Dec 5, 2018 23:41
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[New Jersey, New York, Virginia] Mahwah PD: NY Cigarette Smuggler Caught Hauling 50 Cartons From VA, With $11,324 In Profits

An accused cigarette smuggler from Orange County was carrying nearly 500 packs without New Jersey revenue stamps and $11,324 in suspected proceeds when Mahwah police stopped him on Route 17, authorities said. Detective Eric Larsen and Officer Martin Kil
The Daily Voice (NY)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:55
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[New York] Big bust of smuggling ring unlikely to stem flow of illegal smokes

The city is now the nation's capital for tobacco smuggling. Nearly 57% of all cigarettes smoked here are carted in from out of state, the highest rate in the country, according to Tax Foundation data. Widespread bootlegging deprives the city and state of
Crain's New York Business
added Dec 5, 2018 17:54
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[UK] Illicit cigarettes seized and businesses shut down as part of operation in Bury

HUNDREDS of counterfeit cigarettes have been seized as part of a crackdown on illegal tobacco trading in Bury. More than 6,000 illicit cigarettes were seized from businesses within the town centre during a day of action. Four premises were shut down on
Bury Times (uk)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:32
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco turf wars: SARS must take steps to put an end to the illicit trade debacle

Recently, the Tobacco Institute of South Africa (TISA) released the findings of an IPSOS study into the share of illicit cigarettes sold in South Africa’s informal trade sector. This is the second TISA-commissioned study released in just four months. Acc
Daily Maverick (za)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:10
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[New Jersey, New York] 21 PEOPLE INDICTED IN $15 MILLION TAX FRAUD SCHEME THAT FORGED MILLIONS OF TAX STAMPS FOR CIGARETTES FROM NORTH CAROLINA (PDF)

Takedown by Bronx DA, New York State Tax Dept., Homeland Security Investigations and NJ Treasury Office of Criminal Investigation Yields Equipment and Trove of Forged Tax Stamps ... indictments charging 21 people with forging millions of cigarette ta
State of New Jersey
added Dec 4, 2018 17:58
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[South Africa] HOW THE ILLICIT CIGARETTE INDUSTRY HAS BEATEN SARS

The R7 billion refers to tax avoidance – every year – by the manufacturers and distributors of illicit and illegal tobacco products in SA, says the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa), which has embarked on a campaign to highlight the problems fa
George Herald (za)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:46
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[UK] Serial killer Robert Black smoked heavily for decades before death, inquest told

Serial child killer Robert Black smoked heavily for half a decade before his death from a heart attack, a doctor told his inquest....Black was found dead in his cell in Maghaberry high-security prison in Co Antrim in January 2016 aged 68... Black used to
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 17:27
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[Africa, Malawi] Parliament passes Tobacco Bill

outlaws buyers from growing tobacco or engaging in the transportation and grading of tobacco and seeks to strengthen tobacco associations by increasing membership from 3000 to 5000. Speaking after the bill was passed, Minister of Agriculture Joseph Mwana
Malawi24 (mw)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:45
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