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[Asia-pacific, Mid-east, Philippines] POEA warns OFWs on Qatar’s law vs tobacco, cigarette-related items

To overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar: Don’t even think about bringing cigarettes with you. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned OFWs that Qatar has now banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment and other materia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Suspect admits lacing tobacco with mercury in murder attempt

According to police, Miyawaki handed a 20-cartridge box of HNB tobacco containing metallic mercury to the acquaintance in Ritto, also in Shiga Prefecture, on June 3, 2017. The acquaintance smoked 14 of the cartridges at a pachinko parlor and elsewhere o
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:57
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Man arrested for lacing former employee’s tobacco with mercury over pay dispute

man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to kill an acquaintance with heat-not-burn tobacco laced with mercury. Investigation sources said Thursday it was due to a problem regarding pay. On June 3 last year, Takashi Miyawaki of Otsu in Shiga Pre
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:56
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[UK] Haunting final moments of shopkeeper caught on CCTV just 30 minutes before he was 'killed after refusing to sell cigarette papers to a group of teenagers' as boy, 16, is charged with murder

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of shopkeeper Vijay Patel who was attacked outside his store in north London on Saturday night. Mr Patel was attacked outside Broadway News and Food after he turned away three youths who wanted to buy
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[China] Schoolgirls are detained for brutally slapping and kicking their classmate in the head after she told teachers they were smoking at school

The three female pupils from Ningde County, Jiangxi Province, were allegedly enraged after the victim reported to their teacher that they had been smoking in school, according to Chinese media. They ganged up with four other female pupils from the same
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[New York] NYPD boss created illegal smoking lounge at station house

A Brooklyn NYPD boss doled out comp time to his cops so they would turn a dingy station house garage into a private cigar lounge — where officers puff away in violation of city and state law, The Post has learned. Capt. Anthony Longobardi — a key figure
New York Post
added Jan 11, 2018 15:56
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[Cuba, USA] Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and other items to Barack Obama, his family and a top aide during the former U.S. presi
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 10, 2018 23:27
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[Europe, UK] Vaping chiefs hope Brexit will puff new life into industry

Brexit may provide a boost for the electronic cigarette industry as it could allow ministers to slash red tape which dictates the size and strength of nicotine refill containers. The use of e-cigarettes, widely known as vaping, has proven popular among
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[UK] Quantity of 70,000 cigarettes seized as part of clampdown on illicit tobacco and alcohol

Officers from Bedford Borough Council’s Trading Standards Team and Beds Police, carried out the operation focusing on several suspected shops in Midland Road and Ford End Road areas of town. Three of the shops searched were found to have large quantities
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Jan 9, 2018 12:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco export

one of the multinational tobacco companies, namely Phillip Morris Pakistan Ltd (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017. Thus an increase of more than 400 percent was made poss
The News (pk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:33
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